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Mount Cobb, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Mount Cobb Census Designated Place had a population of 1,946 as of July 1, 2017. Mount Cobb 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 Mount Cobb is located at latitude 41.4259 and longitude -75.4975 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Cobb Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,663 feet.

The Mount Cobb Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389510) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Mount Cobb Census Designated Place is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lackawanna County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Cobb population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,946
Daytime Population: Workers 329
Daytime Population: Residents 1,060
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,389
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,946
Population in Familes 1,679
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 273
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $60,242
Average Household Income $79,760
Per Capita Income $30,976


Total Housing Units 892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 665 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $189,136
Average Home Value $219,834


Total Households 750
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 563
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 1.09% 0.78%
Households 1.04% 0.71%
Families 0.86% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Mount Cobb, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Cobb 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 # 652 63rd
Population Density # 1613 9th
Diversity Index # 1156 35th
Median Household Income # 440 75th
Per Capita Income # 451 74th

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