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New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Philadelphia had a population of 1,051 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for New Philadelphia is located at latitude 40.7178 and longitude -76.1167 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Philadelphia (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Borough of New Philadelphia (GNIS ID: 1215559) 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 New Philadelphia 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 New Philadelphia: Silver Creek.

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


Total Population 1,051
Daytime Population: Workers 119
Daytime Population: Residents 592
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 711
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,051
Population in Familes 818
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 698
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $43,271
Average Household Income $52,566
Per Capita Income $23,057


Total Housing Units 574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $68,678
Average Home Value $82,987


Total Households 461
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 286
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 -0.44% -0.48%
Households -0.47% -0.53%
Families -0.66% -0.64%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

New Philadelphia, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Philadelphia 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 # 947 46th
Population Density # 1240 30th
Diversity Index # 834 52nd
Median Household Income # 1292 27th
Per Capita Income # 1313 26th

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