Northumberland County PA Information


Northumberland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 93,128
Population in Households 89,441
Population in Familes 70,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,687
Population Density2 203
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $43,824
Average Household Income $58,810
Per Capita Income $24,940


Total Housing Units 45,584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,195 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,605 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,784 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $118,370
Average Home Value $146,484


Total Households 38,800
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 24,755
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 -0.18% -0.45%
Households -0.14% -0.42%
Families -0.3% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.8%


Northumberland County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northumberland County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 32 54th
Population Density # 25 64th
Diversity Index # 32 54th
Median Household Income # 61 10th
Per Capita Income # 53 24th

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