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Coaldale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Coaldale had a population of 2,239 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Coaldale is located at latitude 40.8197 and longitude -75.9161 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Coaldale (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The Borough of Coaldale (GNIS ID: 1215545) 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 Coaldale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coaldale: Bullrun, Gearyville.

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


Total Population 2,239
Population in Households 2,186
Population in Familes 1,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 1,029
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $34,149
Average Household Income $42,480
Per Capita Income $17,812


Total Housing Units 1,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 646 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 279 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $63,245
Average Home Value $73,916


Total Households 925
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 541
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% -0.41%
Households -0.46% -0.52%
Families -0.67% -0.67%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Coaldale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coaldale 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 # 589 67th
Population Density # 1052 40th
Diversity Index # 578 67th
Median Household Income # 1678 5th
Per Capita Income # 1730 2nd

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