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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Saylorsburg Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Monroe County at latitude 40.899 and longitude -75.3167. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 669 feet.

The formal official name is the Saylorsburg Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Saylorsburg indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Saylorsburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,123
Population in Households 1,111
Population in Familes 890
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 932
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 478
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 319
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $101,761
Average Home Value $137,607


Median Household Income $51,720
Average Household Income $58,129
Per Capita Income $23,413
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% 0.14%
Households -0.1% 0.17%
Families 2.19% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


Saylorsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saylorsburg 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 # 922 48th
Population Density1 # 1108 37th
Diversity Index2 # 431 76th
Median Household Income # 714 60th
Per Capita Income # 997 44th

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