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Mount Carbon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mount Carbon had a population of 92 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Carbon 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 Mount Carbon is located at latitude 40.6733 and longitude -76.1884 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mount Carbon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 604 feet.

The Borough of Mount Carbon (GNIS ID: 1215558) 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 Mount Carbon 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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Mount Carbon, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 92
Population in Households 92
Population in Familes 75
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,333
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $214,286


Median Household Income $78,219
Average Household Income $94,390
Per Capita Income $37,903
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.22%
Households 0.37% 0.0%
Families 4.52% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

Mount Carbon, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Carbon 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 # 1732 2nd
Population Density1 # 919 48th
Diversity Index2 # 1338 24th
Median Household Income # 123 93rd
Per Capita Income # 136 92nd

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