Tamaqua, PA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Tamaqua, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
6,731
Unemployment
9.1%
Poverty
15.3%
Median Home
$62,800
Median Income
$38,921
Median Rent
$716

Tamaqua SnackAbility

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

Tamaqua, PA Crime Report

132
Total Crimes
1,970.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-20.43%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Tamaqua
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 132 1,970.7 1,709.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 12 179.2 306.4 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 4 59.7 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 104.5 191.1 250.2
Property Crime 120 1,791.6 1,403.4 2,109.9
Burglary 5 74.6 182.4 340.5
Larceny 112 1,672.1 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 44.8 96.8 219.9

Tamaqua, PA Cost Of Living

84
Tamaqua's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Tamaqua Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 84 99 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 100 103 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 43 91 100
Transportation 106 109 100
Utilities 107 111 100

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Rankings for Tamaqua in Pennsylvania

Map Of Tamaqua, PA

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Population over time in Tamaqua

Year Population % Change
2019 6,731 -1.0%
2018 6,796 -0.7%
2017 6,841 -0.9%
2016 6,901 -0.7%
2015 6,949 -0.6%
2014 6,994 -0.7%
2013 7,046 -0.3%
2012 7,064 -0.5%
2011 7,103 0.1%
2010 7,097 -

Race / Ethnicity in Tamaqua

White
91.2% (6,139)
African American
0.5% (34)
American Indian
0.2% (13)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (122)
Hispanic
6.3% (423)
Race Tamaqua PA USA
White 91.2% 76.4% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 10.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 3.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.3% 7.3% 18.0%

Gender in Tamaqua

Female
47.7% (3,214)
Male
52.3% (3,517)
Gender Tamaqua PA USA
Female 47.7% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 52.3% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tamaqua for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (336)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (605)
High School / GED
46.0% (3,096)
Some College
15.0% (1,009)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (740)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (740)
Master's Degree
3.0% (201)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Tamaqua PA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 46.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
9.3% (62,474)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.5% (57,125)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.1% (101,842)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (75,097)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (90,716)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (116,177)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.1% (101,414)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.8% (52,632)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (11,339)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (4,279)
Income Tamaqua PA USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.5% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.1% 9.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 9.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.1% 13.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.8% 15.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 6.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 6.6% 7.7%

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