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Shavertown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Shavertown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,976 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Shavertown is located at latitude 41.3198 and longitude -75.938 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Shavertown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The Shavertown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2632286) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Shavertown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Kingston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Luzerne County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Shavertown, PA Housing Affordability Index is 207
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

Shavertown, PA Wealth Index is 105
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 1,976
Population in Households 1,974
Population in Familes 1,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density 1,623
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,801
Average Household Income $83,588
Per Capita Income $35,645
Wealth Index3 105

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 726 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $150,098
Housing Affordability Index2 207
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 862
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 580
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 -0.23% -0.13%
Households -0.2% -0.16%
Families -0.29% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Shavertown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shavertown 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 # 644 63rd
Population Density # 809 54th
Diversity Index # 930 47th
Median Household Income # 405 77th
Per Capita Income # 316 82nd

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