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Mount Carbon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mount Carbon had a population of 87 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Carbon is located at latitude 40.6748 and longitude -76.1883 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mount Carbon encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 604 feet.

The Borough of Mount Carbon (GNIS ID: 1215558) 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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Mount Carbon, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 87 (100%)
Population in Households 87 (100.0%)
Population in Families 70 (80.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,261
Diversity Index2 9
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,086
Average Household Income $99,068
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $41,066
Wealth Index5 126
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $207,143
Average Home Value $215,441
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.44% -0.94%
Households -0.46% -0.49%
Families 2.38% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
Owner Occupied HU   -1.21%

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Mount Carbon, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Carbon to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 1734 2nd
Population Density # 937 47th
Median Household Income # 223 87th
Housing Affordability Index # 3 0th
Per Capita Income # 189 89th
Diversity Index # 1170 33rd

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