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Buck Run, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Buck Run Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Schuylkill County at latitude 40.7068 and longitude -76.3212. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Buck Run 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 Buck Run Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 172
Population in Households 172
Population in Familes 141
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 343
Diversity Index2 1


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $86,000
Average Home Value $99,554


Median Household Income $43,965
Average Household Income $52,081
Per Capita Income $20,802
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.54% -0.47%
Households -0.33% -0.28%
Families -2.26% -0.83%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.


Buck Run, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buck Run 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 # 1660 6th
Population Density1 # 1559 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1744 1st
Median Household Income # 1122 36th
Per Capita Income # 1349 24th

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