Duncannon, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Duncannon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Duncannon had a population of 1,514 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 1,514
Population in Households 1,507
Population in Familes 1,123
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 3,719
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $51,017
Average Household Income $62,381
Per Capita Income $26,772


Total Housing Units 729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 317 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $123,643
Average Home Value $134,015


Total Households 647
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 375
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.06% 0.05%
Households -0.09% 0.0%
Families -0.29% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 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 # 765 57th
Population Density # 292 83rd
Diversity Index # 820 54th
Median Household Income # 955 46th
Per Capita Income # 891 49th

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