Sheatown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sheatown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Sheatown Census Designated Place had a population of 694 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sheatown is located at latitude 41.1938 and longitude -76.0188 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Sheatown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Sheatown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2634425) 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 Sheatown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Newport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Luzerne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sheatown 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 Sheatown: Alden Sheatown.

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


Total Population 694
Daytime Population: Workers 171
Daytime Population: Residents 333
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 504
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 653
Population in Familes 511
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 1,346
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,511
Average Household Income $60,128
Per Capita Income $25,520


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $118,421
Average Home Value $123,280


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.09%
Households 0.4% 0.14%
Families 1.56% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Sheatown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheatown 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 # 1147 35th
Population Density # 912 48th
Diversity Index # 968 45th
Median Household Income # 759 57th
Per Capita Income # 954 46th

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