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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Stroudsburg had a population of 5,819 as of July 1, 2017. Stroudsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Stroudsburg is located at latitude 40.9824 and longitude -75.1952 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Stroudsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 430 feet.

The Borough of Stroudsburg (GNIS ID: 1215462) 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 Stroudsburg 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 Stroudsburg: Fort Penn, Stroudsburgh.

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


Total Population 5,819
Daytime Population: Workers 5,311
Daytime Population: Residents 2,992
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,303
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 5,727
Population in Familes 3,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 3,374
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $40,550
Average Household Income $60,201
Per Capita Income $26,128


Total Housing Units 2,786 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 877 (31.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,615 (58.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $220,500
Average Home Value $239,823


Total Households 2,492
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,240
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 0.61% 0.12%
Households 0.61% 0.1%
Families 0.45% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Stroudsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stroudsburg 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 # 213 88th
Population Density # 346 80th
Diversity Index # 60 97th
Median Household Income # 1427 19th
Per Capita Income # 876 50th

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