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Duryea, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Duryea had a population of 4,924 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Duryea is located at latitude 41.3563 and longitude -75.7732 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Duryea (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 702 feet.

The Borough of Duryea (GNIS ID: 1215386) 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 Duryea 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 Duryea: Babylon.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,924
Population in Households 4,924
Population in Familes 3,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 888
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,122
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,335
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,501 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 621 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $127,550
Average Home Value $160,576
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,921
Average Household Income $62,798
Per Capita Income $27,063
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.05%
Households 0.02% -0.08%
Families -0.14% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Duryea, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Duryea 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 # 261 85th
Population Density1 # 1132 36th
Diversity Index2 # 825 53rd
Median Household Income # 908 49th
Per Capita Income # 634 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.