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Duncannon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Duncannon had a population of 1,506 as of July 1, 2017. Duncannon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Duncannon is located at latitude 40.3952 and longitude -77.0277 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Duncannon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 354 feet.

The Borough of Duncannon (GNIS ID: 1215524) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Duncannon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,506
Daytime Population: Workers 297
Daytime Population: Residents 715
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,012
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,500
Population in Familes 1,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 3,699
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,828
Average Household Income $62,523
Per Capita Income $26,889


Total Housing Units 728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 318 (43.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $122,710
Average Home Value $133,028


Total Households 644
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 376
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 -0.15% -0.07%
Households -0.17% -0.06%
Families -0.29% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Duncannon, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Duncannon to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 769 56th
Population Density # 293 83rd
Diversity Index # 827 53rd
Median Household Income # 868 51st
Per Capita Income # 797 55th

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