Mount Pocono, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mount Pocono had a population of 3,258 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Pocono ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Pocono is located at latitude 41.1225 and longitude -75.3578 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mount Pocono (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,841 feet.

The Borough of Mount Pocono (GNIS ID: 1215461) 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 Mount Pocono 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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Mount Pocono, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,258
Population in Households 3,251
Population in Familes 2,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 943
Diversity Index2 70
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,245
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 800
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 723 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 522 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $202,696
Average Home Value $363,866
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,777
Average Household Income $68,421
Per Capita Income $26,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.2%
Households 0.26% 0.13%
Families 0.14% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Mount Pocono, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Pocono 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 # 422 76th
Population Density1 # 1106 37th
Diversity Index2 # 29 98th
Median Household Income # 964 45th
Per Capita Income # 740 58th

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