Carbon County PA Information

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Carbon County Subdivisions

Carbon County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 64,340
Population in Households 63,641
Population in Familes 50,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 699
Population Density1 169
Diversity Index2 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,660
Average Household Income $66,019
Per Capita Income $27,093

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 34,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,166 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,006 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,127 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $168,031
Average Home Value $196,794
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,172
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 17,480
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.17% -0.36%
Households -0.23% -0.4%
Families -0.38% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

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Carbon County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carbon County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 40 42nd
Population Density # 32 54th
Diversity Index # 32 52nd
Median Household Income # 27 61st
Per Capita Income # 33 52nd

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