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Walnutport, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Walnutport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Northampton County at latitude 40.7514 and longitude -75.5956. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Walnutport, but most people and references simply refer to it as Walnutport, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Walnutport indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Walnutport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walnutport: Newhardtport, Newhartport.

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


Total Population 2,050
Population in Households 1,988
Population in Familes 1,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 2,843
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 800
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 566
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 604 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $152,055
Average Home Value $155,505


Median Household Income $47,810
Average Household Income $60,700
Per Capita Income $23,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.23% -0.02%
Households -0.15% -0.03%
Families -0.33% -0.14%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.99%
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.


Walnutport, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnutport 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 # 626 65th
Population Density1 # 468 74th
Diversity Index2 # 527 70th
Median Household Income # 918 48th
Per Capita Income # 928 47th

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