Clarks Summit, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Clarks Summit had a population of 5,181 as of July 1, 2018. Clarks Summit ranks in the upper 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 Clarks Summit is located at latitude 41.4902 and longitude -75.7065 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Clarks Summit (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

The Borough of Clarks Summit (GNIS ID: 1215317) 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.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,181
Population in Households 5,179
Population in Familes 4,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 3,268
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,291
Average Household Income $103,677
Per Capita Income $44,577

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,587 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 645 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $191,623
Average Home Value $227,298
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,232
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,399
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% 0.19%
Households 0.09% 0.13%
Families -0.07% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Clarks Summit, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarks Summit 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 # 248 86th
Population Density # 364 79th
Diversity Index # 815 54th
Median Household Income # 220 88th
Per Capita Income # 102 94th

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