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Avoca, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Avoca had a population of 2,559 as of July 1, 2019.

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 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.

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Avoca, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Avoca, PA Housing Affordability Index is 189
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Avoca, PA Wealth Index is 61
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,559
Population in Households 2,559
Population in Familes 2,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,480
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,754
Average Household Income $67,222
Per Capita Income $28,449
Wealth Index3 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 779 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $132,459
Housing Affordability Index2 189
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,083
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 703
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.42% -0.31%
Households -0.42% -0.32%
Families -0.58% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Avoca, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avoca to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 529 70th
Population Density # 541 69th
Diversity Index # 662 62nd
Median Household Income # 692 61st
Per Capita Income # 823 53rd

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