Minersville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Minersville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Minersville had a population of 4,436 as of July 1, 2016. Minersville 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 Minersville is located at latitude 40.6908 and longitude -76.2594 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Minersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 758 feet.

The Borough of Minersville (GNIS ID: 1215557) 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 Minersville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Minersville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,436
Population in Households 4,430
Population in Familes 3,245
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 6,754
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 2,008
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,124
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,154 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 854 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 356 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $66,632
Average Home Value $74,177


Median Household Income $37,998
Average Household Income $47,191
Per Capita Income $21,376
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.05%
Households 0.14% 0.07%
Families -0.07% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Minersville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Minersville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 302 83rd
Population Density1 # 61 97th
Diversity Index2 # 596 66th
Median Household Income # 1474 16th
Per Capita Income # 1414 20th

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