Township Of Penn Forest PA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Township Of Penn Forest, PA

The Township Of Penn Forest is a County Subdivision of Carbon County. The subdivision has a T1 Census Class Code which indicates that the Township Of Penn Forest is an active county subdivision that is not coextensive with an incorporated place.

Also See: Carbon County Data | Cities in Carbon County | County Subdivisions in Carbon County

Township Of Penn Forest Boundary Map


Township Of Penn Forest Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,944
Population in Households 9,934
Population in Familes 8,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 135
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 3,865
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,794
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,421 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 444 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,858 (42.5%)
Median Home Value $187,440
Average Home Value $206,065


Median Household Income $58,580
Average Household Income $71,124
Per Capita Income $27,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.51% 0.02%
Households 0.42% -0.03%
Families 0.34% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
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.