Tuscarora, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tuscarora, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Tuscarora Census Designated Place had a population of 953 as of July 1, 2017. Tuscarora ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tuscarora is located at latitude 40.765 and longitude -76.0609 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Tuscarora Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The Tuscarora Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390411) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Tuscarora Census Designated Place is located within Township of Schuylkill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tuscarora population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 953
Daytime Population: Workers 33
Daytime Population: Residents 575
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 608
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 953
Population in Familes 742
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 272
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $37,519
Average Household Income $46,550
Per Capita Income $21,035


Total Housing Units 500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 367 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $91,604
Average Home Value $107,493


Total Households 429
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 269
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 -0.38% -0.44%
Households -0.41% -0.47%
Families -0.55% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Tuscarora, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tuscarora 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 # 1004 43rd
Population Density # 1614 8th
Diversity Index # 1213 31st
Median Household Income # 1563 11th
Per Capita Income # 1534 13th

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