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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Tunkhannock had a population of 1,800 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Tunkhannock is located at latitude 41.5411 and longitude -75.9491 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Tunkhannock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Borough of Tunkhannock (GNIS ID: 1215735) 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 Tunkhannock population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tunkhannock: Putnam Township, Tunkhannock Township.

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Tunkhannock, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,800
Population in Households 1,716
Population in Familes 1,257
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 1,974
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 806
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 432
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 386 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 420 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $137,847
Average Home Value $148,834
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,336
Average Household Income $55,742
Per Capita Income $25,219
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.34%
Households -0.26% -0.32%
Families -0.65% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.79%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.

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Tunkhannock, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tunkhannock to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 696 61st
Population Density1 # 697 61st
Diversity Index2 # 749 58th
Median Household Income # 1191 33rd
Per Capita Income # 794 55th

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