Susquehanna County PA Information


Susquehanna County Subdivisions

Susquehanna County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,930
Population in Households 43,648
Population in Familes 35,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 18,192
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 12,304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,926 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,266 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,673 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $156,534
Average Home Value $202,774


Median Household Income $50,054
Average Household Income $62,622
Per Capita Income $26,010
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% -0.02%
Households 0.35% 0.07%
Families 0.23% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.


Susquehanna County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Susquehanna County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 51 25th
Population Density1 # 56 18th
Diversity Index2 # 56 18th
Median Household Income # 29 58th
Per Capita Income # 27 61st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.