Bear Creek Village, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bear Creek Village, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bear Creek Village had a population of 253 as of July 1, 2017. Bear Creek Village ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bear Creek Village is located at latitude 41.186 and longitude -75.754 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bear Creek Village (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,526 feet.

The Borough of Bear Creek Village (GNIS ID: 1217447) 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 Bear Creek Village 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 Bear Creek Village: Bear Creek.

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Bear Creek Village, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 253
Daytime Population: Workers 60
Daytime Population: Residents 108
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 253
Population in Familes 210
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 131
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $119,146
Average Household Income $158,667
Per Capita Income $73,376


Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $350,000
Average Home Value $402,143


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 78
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 -0.22% -0.16%
Households -0.23% -0.17%
Families -0.35% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Bear Creek Village, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bear Creek Village 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 # 1559 12th
Population Density # 1715 3rd
Diversity Index # 1611 9th
Median Household Income # 19 99th
Per Capita Income # 9 100th

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