Mountain Top is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Mountain Top Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Luzerne County at latitude 41.1695 and longitude -75.8774. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,568 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Mountain Top Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 15.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mountain Top: Mountaintop.Photos of the local Mountain Top, PA area
|Population in Households||10,742|
|Population in Familes||9,492|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||200|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,315 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,565 (82.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||554 (12.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||195 ( 4.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$193,709|
|Average Home Value||$224,081|
|Median Household Income||$75,328|
|Average Household Income||$93,500|
|Per Capita Income||$35,103|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.03%|
|Per Capita Income||3.25%|
The table below compares Mountain Top to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 79||96th|
|Population Density1||# 1226||31st|
|Diversity Index2||# 520||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 154||91st|
|Per Capita Income||# 154||91st|
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