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Sheatown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Sheatown Census Designated Place had a population of 702 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Sheatown is located at latitude 41.1934 and longitude -76.0146 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Sheatown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Sheatown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2634425) 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 Sheatown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Newport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Luzerne County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sheatown: Alden Sheatown.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sheatown, PA Housing Affordability Index is 238
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

Sheatown, PA Wealth Index is 59
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 702
Population in Households 660
Population in Familes 516
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density 1,362
Diversity Index1 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,000
Average Household Income $66,355
Per Capita Income $26,619
Wealth Index3 59

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $129,924
Housing Affordability Index2 238
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 283
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 180
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 0.49% 0.17%
Households 0.47% 0.07%
Families 1.28% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Sheatown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheatown 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 # 1148 35th
Population Density # 903 49th
Diversity Index # 836 53rd
Median Household Income # 685 61st
Per Capita Income # 1056 40th

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