Tamaqua, PA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
HomeSnacks is reader-supported. When you click through real estate links on our site, we earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
6,699
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
21.2%
Median Home
$62,100
Median Income
$37,043
Median Rent
$672

Tamaqua SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Tamaqua, PA Cost Of Living

83
Tamaqua's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Tamaqua Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 83 102 100
Services 101 100 100
Groceries 101 108 100
Health 96 94 100
Housing 43 92 100
Transportation 107 113 100
Utilities 110 112 100

Tamaqua, PA Photos

Rankings for Tamaqua in Pennsylvania

Map Of Tamaqua, PA

Best Places Around Tamaqua

1

Lehighton, PA
Population 5,305

2

Palmerton, PA
Population 5,317

3

Schuylkill Haven, PA
Population 5,137

4

Pottsville, PA
Population 13,549

5

Hazleton, PA
Population 24,804

6

Shenandoah, PA
Population 4,789

Population over time in Tamaqua

Year Population % Change
2020 6,699 -1.4%
2019 6,796 -0.7%
2018 6,841 -0.9%
2017 6,901 -0.7%
2016 6,949 -0.6%
2015 6,994 -0.7%
2014 7,046 -0.3%
2013 7,064 -0.5%
2012 7,103 0.1%
2011 7,097 -

Race / Ethnicity in Tamaqua

White
91.0% (6,096)
African American
0.3% (22)
American Indian
0.1% (6)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.2% (213)
Hispanic
5.4% (362)
Race Tamaqua PA USA
White 91.0% 75.7% 60.1%
African American 0.3% 10.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 3.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.2% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.4% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Tamaqua

Female
47.8% (3,203)
Male
52.2% (3,496)
Gender Tamaqua PA USA
Female 47.8% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 52.2% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tamaqua for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (200)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (669)
High School / GED
44.0% (2,947)
Some College
17.0% (1,138)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (669)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (803)
Master's Degree
3.0% (200)
Professional Degree
1.0% (66)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Tamaqua PA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 44.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
9.5% (63,602)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.9% (66,006)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.3% (109,063)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (74,311)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (79,776)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.6% (97,916)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.0% (100,758)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.6% (44,368)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (25,134)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (8,961)
Income Tamaqua PA USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 5.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.9% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.3% 8.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 9.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 12.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.6% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.0% 13.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.6% 15.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 6.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 7.1% 8.3%

Articles About Pennsylvania

Enjoy The Snack?