The Borough of Punxsutawney had a population of 5,938 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Punxsutawney is located at latitude 40.9437 and longitude -78.9748 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Punxsutawney (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,230 feet.
The Borough of Punxsutawney (GNIS ID: 1215301) 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 Punxsutawney 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 Punxsutawney: Ash-town, Gnat-town.
|Daytime Population: Workers||3,047|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,572|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||6,619|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.11|
|Population in Households||5,690|
|Population in Familes||4,006|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||248|
|Median Household Income||$35,777|
|Average Household Income||$50,273|
|Per Capita Income||$23,213|
|Total Housing Units||3,062 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,424 (46.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,258 (41.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||380 (12.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$80,817|
|Average Home Value||$96,998|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.49%|
|Per Capita Income||2.47%|
The table below compares Punxsutawney 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.
|Total Population||# 203||89th|
|Population Density||# 755||57th|
|Diversity Index||# 957||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 1623||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1287||27th|
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