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New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Philadelphia had a population of 1,060 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Philadelphia: Silver Creek.

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


Total Population 1,060
Population in Households 1,060
Population in Familes 825
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 704
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 466
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 316 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $63,793
Average Home Value $79,589


Median Household Income $41,658
Average Household Income $50,123
Per Capita Income $22,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.27%
Households -0.37% -0.22%
Families -0.54% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

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, 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 # 951 46th
Population Density1 # 1244 29th
Diversity Index2 # 837 53rd
Median Household Income # 1268 28th
Per Capita Income # 1321 25th

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