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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Tunkhannock had a population of 1,823 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tunkhannock is located at latitude 41.5411 and longitude -75.9491 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Tunkhannock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Borough of Tunkhannock (GNIS ID: 1215735) 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 Tunkhannock 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 Tunkhannock: Putnam Township, Tunkhannock Township.

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


Total Population 1,823
Daytime Population: Workers 2,178
Daytime Population: Residents 966
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,144
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.72
Population in Households 1,741
Population in Familes 1,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density2 1,999
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $46,546
Average Household Income $67,754
Per Capita Income $31,128


Total Housing Units 882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 420 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $217,647


Total Households 811
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 439
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 -0.1% -0.45%
Households -0.1% -0.42%
Families -0.25% -0.51%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Tunkhannock, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tunkhannock 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 # 685 61st
Population Density # 688 61st
Diversity Index # 743 58th
Median Household Income # 1131 36th
Per Capita Income # 437 75th

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