Archbald, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Archbald, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Archbald had a population of 7,516 as of July 1, 2018. Archbald ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Archbald is located at latitude 41.4948 and longitude -75.5368 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Archbald (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

The Borough of Archbald (GNIS ID: 1215313) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Archbald: White Oak Run.

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


Total Population 7,516
Population in Households 7,512
Population in Familes 6,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 440
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $54,445
Average Household Income $66,858
Per Capita Income $26,698


Total Housing Units 3,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,328 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 672 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $167,747
Average Home Value $196,263


Total Households 3,000
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,060
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.89% 0.59%
Households 0.83% 0.56%
Families 0.68% 0.47%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Archbald, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Archbald to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 151 91st
Population Density # 1455 17th
Diversity Index # 861 51st
Median Household Income # 764 57th
Per Capita Income # 898 49th

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