Frackville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Frackville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Frackville had a population of 3,720 as of July 1, 2015. Frackville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Frackville is located at latitude 40.7833 and longitude -76.2329 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Frackville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The Borough of Frackville has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Frackville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Frackville: Frackville City.

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Frackville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,720
Population in Households 3,601
Population in Familes 2,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density1 6,256
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,625
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 969
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,129 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 496 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $67,054
Average Home Value $70,593
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,808
Average Household Income $54,662
Per Capita Income $23,961
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.18%
Households -0.37% -0.14%
Families -0.64% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.

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Frackville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frackville to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 373 79th
Population Density1 # 76 96th
Diversity Index2 # 1031 42nd
Median Household Income # 1074 39th
Per Capita Income # 956 46th

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