The Borough of Avoca had a population of 2,531 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Avoca is located at latitude 41.3398 and longitude -75.7363 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Avoca (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.
The Borough of Avoca (GNIS ID: 1215381) 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 Avoca: Pleasant Valley.
|Population in Households||2,531|
|Population in Familes||2,043|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$51,651|
|Average Household Income||$66,225|
|Per Capita Income||$27,971|
|Total Housing Units||1,235 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||782 (63.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||287 (23.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||166 (13.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$112,879|
|Average Home Value||$135,902|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.74%|
|Per Capita Income||2.97%|
The table below compares Avoca 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||# 534||70th|
|Population Density||# 547||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 729||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 904||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 754||57th|
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