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Simpson, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Simpson Census Designated Place had a population of 1,222 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Simpson is located at latitude 41.5953 and longitude -75.4797 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Simpson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,138 feet.

The Simpson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630039) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Simpson Census Designated Place is located within Township of Fell, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lackawanna County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Simpson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Simpson, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,222
Population in Households 1,222
Population in Familes 952
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,384
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 541
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 338
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 368 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $114,247
Average Home Value $142,575


Median Household Income $37,977
Average Household Income $51,773
Per Capita Income $21,716
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.25%
Households -0.8% -0.26%
Families 0.63% -0.36%
Median Household Income   -1.03%
Per Capita Income   0.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Simpson, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Simpson to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 874 50th
Population Density1 # 899 49th
Diversity Index2 # 587 67th
Median Household Income # 1476 16th
Per Capita Income # 1366 23rd

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