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The Borough of Tamaqua had a population of 6,784 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Tamaqua is located at latitude 40.7973 and longitude -75.9694 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Tamaqua encompass a land area of 9.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.
The Borough of Tamaqua (GNIS ID: 1215571) 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.
|Total Population||6,784 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,784 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||5,066 (74.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$34,518|
|Average Household Income||$47,736|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$20,279|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,488 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,710 (49.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,172 (33.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||606 (17.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$69,011|
|Average Home Value||$93,582|
|Housing Affordability Index3||220|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.82%|
|Per Capita Income||2.08%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.89%|
The table below compares Tamaqua 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.
|Total Population||# 168||91st|
|Population Density||# 1233||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 1682||5th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 1092||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1669||5th|
|Diversity Index||# 494||72nd|
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