Exeter, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Exeter, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Exeter had a population of 5,651 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Exeter is located at latitude 41.3337 and longitude -75.8216 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Exeter (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Borough of Exeter (GNIS ID: 1215388) 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.

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Exeter, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,651
Population in Households 5,533
Population in Familes 4,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 1,209
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $50,341
Average Household Income $61,036
Per Capita Income $27,039


Total Housing Units 2,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,761 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 700 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $133,267
Average Home Value $160,236


Total Households 2,461
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,519
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% -0.13%
Households -0.01% -0.16%
Families -0.19% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Exeter, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Exeter 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 224 87th
Population Density # 966 45th
Diversity Index # 845 52nd
Median Household Income # 1002 43rd
Per Capita Income # 851 52nd

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