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Donaldson, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Donaldson Census Designated Place had a population of 328 as of July 1, 2017. Donaldson ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Donaldson is located at latitude 40.6363 and longitude -76.4058 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Donaldson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

The Donaldson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389410) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Donaldson Census Designated Place is located within Township of Frailey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Donaldson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Donaldson: Lower Donaldson, Upper Donaldson.

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Donaldson, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 328
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 170
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 328
Population in Familes 268
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,880
Diversity Index3 1


Median Household Income $44,213
Average Household Income $53,588
Per Capita Income $21,347


Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $76,630
Average Home Value $89,109


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.31%
Households 0.0% -0.48%
Families -0.16% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Donaldson, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Donaldson to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 463 74th
Diversity Index # 1749 1st
Median Household Income # 1241 30th
Per Capita Income # 1505 15th

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