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Meshoppen, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Meshoppen had a population of 562 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Meshoppen is located at latitude 41.6093 and longitude -76.0418 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Meshoppen (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Borough of Meshoppen (GNIS ID: 1215733) 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 Meshoppen 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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Meshoppen, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 562
Daytime Population: Workers 58
Daytime Population: Residents 320
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 378
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 562
Population in Familes 433
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 814
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $45,507
Average Household Income $56,734
Per Capita Income $21,392


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $139,000
Average Home Value $188,025


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.02% -0.39%
Households 0.0% -0.42%
Families -0.77% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Meshoppen, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meshoppen 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 # 1261 28th
Population Density # 1168 34th
Diversity Index # 453 74th
Median Household Income # 1180 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1503 15th

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