Frackville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Frackville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Frackville had a population of 3,736 as of July 1, 2017. Frackville 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 Frackville is located at latitude 40.7833 and longitude -76.2329 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Frackville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The Borough of Frackville (GNIS ID: 1215548) 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 Frackville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Frackville: Frackville City.

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


Total Population 3,736
Daytime Population: Workers 848
Daytime Population: Residents 2,111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,959
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 3,620
Population in Familes 2,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density2 6,282
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $44,026
Average Household Income $58,644
Per Capita Income $25,836


Total Housing Units 2,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,136 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 488 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $78,810
Average Home Value $92,430


Total Households 1,624
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 971
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 -0.25% -0.37%
Households -0.28% -0.4%
Families -0.43% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Frackville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frackville 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 # 372 79th
Population Density # 78 96th
Diversity Index # 1056 40th
Median Household Income # 1249 29th
Per Capita Income # 908 49th

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