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Nuangola, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Nuangola is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Luzerne County at latitude 41.1577 and longitude -75.9771. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Nuangola, but most people and references simply refer to it as Nuangola, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Nuangola indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Nuangola (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles.

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Nuangola, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 741
Population in Households 738
Population in Familes 611
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 705
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 301
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 208
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $157,955
Average Home Value $179,945


Median Household Income $62,316
Average Household Income $71,112
Per Capita Income $28,909
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.08% 0.93%
Households 2.24% 0.98%
Families 2.03% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.


Nuangola, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nuangola 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1133 36th
Population Density1 # 1253 29th
Diversity Index2 # 1659 6th
Median Household Income # 299 83rd
Per Capita Income # 405 77th

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