Edwardsville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Edwardsville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Edwardsville had a population of 4,939 as of July 1, 2017. Edwardsville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edwardsville is located at latitude 41.2602 and longitude -75.91 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Edwardsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 702 feet.

The Borough of Edwardsville (GNIS ID: 1215387) 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 Edwardsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edwardsville: Larksville.


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Edwardsville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,939
Daytime Population: Workers 8,232
Daytime Population: Residents 3,218
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,450
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.32
Population in Households 4,938
Population in Familes 3,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 4,263
Diversity Index3 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,165
Average Household Income $46,757
Per Capita Income $21,542

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 785 (31.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,490 (59.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $90,191
Average Home Value $102,962
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,275
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,208
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.04%
Households 0.28% 0.0%
Families 0.13% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Edwardsville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edwardsville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 265 85th
Population Density # 217 88th
Diversity Index # 162 91st
Median Household Income # 1599 9th
Per Capita Income # 1484 16th

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