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Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mahanoy City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Schuylkill County at latitude 40.8126 and longitude -76.1382. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Mahanoy City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mahanoy City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mahanoy City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,095
Population in Households 4,090
Population in Familes 3,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 8,034
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,744
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,000
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,186 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 558 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 677 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $29,069
Average Home Value $33,263


Median Household Income $27,114
Average Household Income $34,202
Per Capita Income $14,569
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.38% -0.24%
Households -0.48% -0.28%
Families -0.74% -0.44%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


Mahanoy City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mahanoy City 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 # 329 81st
Population Density1 # 28 98th
Diversity Index2 # 459 74th
Median Household Income # 1730 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1741 1st

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