The Borough of Tamaqua had a population of 7,149 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||7,149|
|Population in Familes||5,368|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,648 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,800 (49.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,236 (33.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||612 (16.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$66,646|
|Average Home Value||$81,569|
|Median Household Income||$36,519|
|Average Household Income||$45,142|
|Per Capita Income||$19,171|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.2%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
The table below compares Tamaqua 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.
|Total Population||# 159||91st|
|Population Density1||# 1206||32nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 528||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 1550||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1616||8th|
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