Also See: Carbondale, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Carbondale had a population of 8,482 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Carbondale is located at latitude 41.5737 and longitude -75.5019 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carbondale encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,063 feet.
The City of Carbondale (GNIS ID: 1215315) 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.
|Total Population||8,482 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,283 (97.7%)|
|Population in Families||6,285 (74.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||199 ( 2.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$40,733|
|Average Household Income||$55,178|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,387|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,168 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,940 (46.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,649 (39.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||579 (13.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,381|
|Average Home Value||$144,034|
|Housing Affordability Index3||194|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.04%|
|Per Capita Income||2.2%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.22%|
The table below compares Carbondale to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 120||93rd|
|Population Density||# 513||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 1553||12th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 782||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1501||15th|
|Diversity Index||# 578||67th|
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