The Borough of Tamaqua had a population of 6,872 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Tamaqua is located at latitude 40.8041 and longitude -75.9266 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Tamaqua (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.
The Borough of Tamaqua (GNIS ID: 1215571) 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 Tamaqua population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,794|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,983|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||5,777|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.84|
|Population in Households||6,872|
|Population in Familes||5,153|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$37,344|
|Average Household Income||$47,219|
|Per Capita Income||$19,995|
|Total Housing Units||3,609 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,730 (47.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,180 (32.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||699 (19.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$69,568|
|Average Home Value||$86,228|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.97%|
|Per Capita Income||2.37%|
The table below compares Tamaqua 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.
|Total Population||# 168||91st|
|Population Density||# 1227||30th|
|Diversity Index||# 543||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 1569||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1607||9th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.