The Borough of Avoca had a population of 2,585 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Avoca is located at latitude 41.3381 and longitude -75.7423 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Avoca (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.
The Borough of Avoca has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Avoca population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Avoca: Pleasant Valley.
|Population in Households||2,585|
|Population in Familes||2,099|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,235 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||783 (63.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||318 (25.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||134 (10.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$106,423|
|Average Home Value||$117,497|
|Median Household Income||$45,352|
|Average Household Income||$56,152|
|Per Capita Income||$23,916|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.62%|
|Per Capita Income||2.49%|
The table below compares Avoca to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 523||70th|
|Population Density1||# 543||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 826||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1095||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 966||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.