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Pocono Springs, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Pocono Springs Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wayne County at latitude 41.28 and longitude -75.4014. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,070 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Pocono Springs 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 Pocono Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 923
Population in Households 923
Population in Familes 757
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 243
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 271
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 342 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 495 (56.1%)
Median Home Value $150,266
Average Home Value $206,452


Median Household Income $45,406
Average Household Income $59,585
Per Capita Income $24,434
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.08% -0.28%
Households 0.24% -0.1%
Families 0.17% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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.


Pocono Springs, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pocono Springs 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 # 1029 42nd
Population Density1 # 1646 7th
Diversity Index2 # 458 74th
Median Household Income # 1033 41st
Per Capita Income # 840 52nd

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