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Jermyn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Jermyn had a population of 2,212 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Jermyn is located at latitude 41.5273 and longitude -75.5454 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jermyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 958 feet.

The Borough of Jermyn (GNIS ID: 1215321) 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 Jermyn 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 Jermyn: Gibsonburg.

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


Total Population 2,212
Daytime Population: Workers 397
Daytime Population: Residents 1,225
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,622
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,206
Population in Familes 1,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 2,792
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $39,147
Average Household Income $52,114
Per Capita Income $22,795


Total Housing Units 1,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 641 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 324 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $130,779
Average Home Value $158,268


Total Households 965
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 584
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 0.27% 0.25%
Households 0.2% 0.19%
Families 0.07% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Jermyn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jermyn 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 # 592 66th
Population Density # 479 73rd
Diversity Index # 757 57th
Median Household Income # 1490 15th
Per Capita Income # 1351 23rd

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