The Borough of Old Forge had a population of 8,430 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Old Forge is located at latitude 41.3712 and longitude -75.7349 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Old Forge (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 738 feet.
The Borough of Old Forge (GNIS ID: 1215326) 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 Old Forge: Barbertown, Rendham.
|Population in Households||8,427|
|Population in Familes||6,476|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3|
|Median Household Income||$52,194|
|Average Household Income||$60,554|
|Per Capita Income||$27,088|
|Total Housing Units||4,116 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,471 (60.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,299 (31.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||346 ( 8.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$155,200|
|Average Home Value||$178,177|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.76%|
|Per Capita Income||2.89%|
The table below compares Old Forge 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.
|Total Population||# 124||93rd|
|Population Density||# 542||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 630||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 875||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 842||52nd|
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