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Lansford, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Lansford had a population of 3,958 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lansford is located at latitude 40.833 and longitude -75.8844 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Lansford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,138 feet.

The Borough of Lansford (GNIS ID: 1215046) 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 Lansford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lansford: Ashton, Richdale, Storm Hill.

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Lansford, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,958
Daytime Population: Workers 606
Daytime Population: Residents 2,468
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,074
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 3,923
Population in Familes 2,886
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 2,576
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $34,370
Average Household Income $42,300
Per Capita Income $18,437


Total Housing Units 2,160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 994 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 713 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 453 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $59,830
Average Home Value $99,371


Total Households 1,707
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 967
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.06% -0.18%
Households -0.03% -0.25%
Families -0.18% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Lansford, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lansford 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 # 347 80th
Population Density # 519 71st
Diversity Index # 481 73rd
Median Household Income # 1661 6th
Per Capita Income # 1704 3rd

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