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Marshallton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Marshallton Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Northumberland County at latitude 40.7851 and longitude -76.5365. Northumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 879 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Marshallton 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 Marshallton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,452
Population in Households 1,452
Population in Familes 1,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,674
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 623
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 371
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 772 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $67,182
Average Home Value $74,841


Median Household Income $30,680
Average Household Income $40,131
Per Capita Income $17,219
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.16%
Households 0.15% 0.06%
Families -0.06% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.


Marshallton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marshallton 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 # 787 55th
Population Density1 # 797 55th
Diversity Index2 # 1253 29th
Median Household Income # 1686 4th
Per Capita Income # 1667 6th

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