Northumberland County PA Information


Northumberland County Subdivisions

Northumberland County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 94,060
Daytime Population: Workers 31,762
Daytime Population: Residents 49,896
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 81,658
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 90,327
Population in Familes 71,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,733
Population Density2 205
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $43,180
Average Household Income $57,998
Per Capita Income $24,548


Total Housing Units 45,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,532 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,567 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,685 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $114,977
Average Home Value $141,228


Total Households 39,099
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 25,079
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 -0.07% -0.22%
Households -0.05% -0.19%
Families -0.16% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


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, 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 # 32 54th
Population Density # 25 64th
Diversity Index # 32 54th
Median Household Income # 61 10th
Per Capita Income # 53 24th

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