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Glen Lyon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Glen Lyon Census Designated Place had a population of 1,855 as of July 1, 2016. Glen Lyon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glen Lyon is located at latitude 41.1773 and longitude -76.0877 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Glen Lyon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Glen Lyon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389849) 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 Glen Lyon Census Designated Place is located within Township of Newport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Luzerne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glen Lyon 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 Glen Lyon: Glenlyon.

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


Total Population 1,855
Population in Households 1,855
Population in Familes 1,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 560
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 761
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 463
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,040 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 416 (40.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 345 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $78,218
Average Home Value $106,370


Median Household Income $36,399
Average Household Income $44,554
Per Capita Income $18,278
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.21%
Households -0.23% -0.18%
Families -0.41% -0.3%
Median Household Income   -0.35%
Per Capita Income   0.69%
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.

Glen Lyon, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Lyon 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 # 675 62nd
Population Density1 # 1358 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 458 74th
Median Household Income # 1557 12th
Per Capita Income # 1672 5th

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