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Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Gouldsboro Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wayne County at latitude 41.2457 and longitude -75.4417. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,909 feet.

The formal official name is the Gouldsboro Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Gouldsboro indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Gouldsboro Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gouldsboro: Goldsborough.

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Gouldsboro, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 894
Population in Households 894
Population in Familes 725
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 344
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 360
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 284 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 (35.4%)
Median Home Value $168,807
Average Home Value $288,556


Median Household Income $49,388
Average Household Income $66,571
Per Capita Income $27,642
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.11% -0.13%
Households 0.46% 0.0%
Families -0.75% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.


Gouldsboro, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gouldsboro to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1045 41st
Population Density1 # 1557 12th
Diversity Index2 # 380 78th
Median Household Income # 856 52nd
Per Capita Income # 496 72nd

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