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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Stroudsburg had a population of 5,743 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stroudsburg: Fort Penn, Stroudsburgh.

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Stroudsburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,743
Population in Households 5,663
Population in Familes 3,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 3,330
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 2,443
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,215
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 854 (31.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,589 (57.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $220,208
Average Home Value $239,198


Median Household Income $38,298
Average Household Income $57,072
Per Capita Income $24,583
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.25%
Households 0.39% 0.21%
Families 0.2% 0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

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, 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 # 215 88th
Population Density1 # 353 80th
Diversity Index2 # 60 97th
Median Household Income # 1452 18th
Per Capita Income # 920 48th

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