Mahanoy City, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mahanoy City had a population of 3,908 as of July 1, 2019. Mahanoy City 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 Mahanoy City is located at latitude 40.8126 and longitude -76.1416 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mahanoy City encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The Borough of Mahanoy City (GNIS ID: 1215554) 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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Mahanoy City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mahanoy City, PA Housing Affordability Index is 286
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Mahanoy City, PA Wealth Index is 32
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,908
Population in Households 3,903
Population in Familes 2,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density 7,667
Diversity Index1 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,370
Average Household Income $41,469
Per Capita Income $17,468
Wealth Index3 32

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,060 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 586 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 651 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $36,401
Housing Affordability Index2 286
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,646
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 933
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.68% -0.75%
Households -0.84% -0.82%
Families -1.08% -0.96%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Mahanoy City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mahanoy City to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 354 80th
Population Density # 33 98th
Diversity Index # 396 78th
Median Household Income # 1724 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1728 2nd

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