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Dallas, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Dallas had a population of 2,821 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dallas is located at latitude 41.3315 and longitude -75.9729 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Dallas (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The Borough of Dallas (GNIS ID: 1215384) 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 Dallas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dallas: McLellonsville.

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


Total Population 2,821
Population in Households 2,791
Population in Familes 2,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 1,215
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,150
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 780
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 898 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $189,306
Average Home Value $258,937


Median Household Income $60,376
Average Household Income $88,776
Per Capita Income $36,423
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.04%
Households 0.18% -0.02%
Families 0.04% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Dallas, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallas 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 # 479 73rd
Population Density1 # 976 45th
Diversity Index2 # 938 46th
Median Household Income # 368 79th
Per Capita Income # 159 91st

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