Matamoras, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Matamoras, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Matamoras had a population of 2,510 as of July 1, 2017. Matamoras ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Matamoras is located at latitude 41.3666 and longitude -74.6997 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Matamoras (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 436 feet.

The Borough of Matamoras (GNIS ID: 1215534) 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 Matamoras 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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Matamoras, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,510
Daytime Population: Workers 429
Daytime Population: Residents 1,320
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,749
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 2,510
Population in Familes 2,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,672
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $60,803
Average Household Income $73,642
Per Capita Income $28,313


Total Housing Units 1,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 633 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $196,233
Average Home Value $211,532


Total Households 965
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 667
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 0.23% -0.06%
Households 0.14% -0.08%
Families 0.04% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Matamoras, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Matamoras 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 # 538 70th
Population Density # 298 83rd
Diversity Index # 387 78th
Median Household Income # 422 76th
Per Capita Income # 649 63rd

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