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Delano, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Delano Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Schuylkill County at latitude 40.8424 and longitude -76.0789. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,647 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Delano 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 Delano Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 329
Population in Households 329
Population in Familes 262
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 523
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $108,065
Average Home Value $121,875


Median Household Income $51,878
Average Household Income $63,586
Per Capita Income $27,982
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.91% -0.43%
Households -0.77% -0.4%
Families 0.49% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.


Delano, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delano 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 # 1485 16th
Population Density1 # 1386 21st
Diversity Index2 # 1524 13th
Median Household Income # 697 61st
Per Capita Income # 464 74th

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