Hughestown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hughestown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hughestown had a population of 1,460 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hughestown is located at latitude 41.3291 and longitude -75.7697 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hughestown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Borough of Hughestown (GNIS ID: 1215393) 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 Hughestown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,460
Population in Households 1,454
Population in Familes 1,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,602
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 642
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 421
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 521 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $129,861
Average Home Value $136,276
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,045
Average Household Income $70,830
Per Capita Income $31,236
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.27%
Households 0.87% 0.37%
Families 0.74% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.

Hughestown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hughestown 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 # 783 56th
Population Density1 # 819 54th
Diversity Index2 # 978 44th
Median Household Income # 616 65th
Per Capita Income # 332 81st

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