tamaqua Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 181 4.9 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,004 53.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 837 22.5 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 540 14.5 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 166 4.5 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,124 83.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 537 14.4 % 14.4 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 6,949 - -
19 years old and under 1,728 24.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 2,246 32.3 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 1,757 25.3 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 1,218 17.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 6,127 96.7 % 84.6 %
Spanish 193 3.0 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 17 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 780 31.7 % 33.5 %
Married 1,181 48.0 % 50.5 %
Separated 106 4.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 394 16.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 3,403 - -
Occupied Housing Units 2,939 86.4 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 464 13.6 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,015 29.8 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,543 45.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 209 6.1 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 255 7.5 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 81 2.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 63 1.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 237 7.0 % 8.8 %
Built 1990 to 1999 54 1.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 49 1.4 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 194 5.7 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 178 5.2 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 492 14.5 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 2,350 69.1 % 13.0 %
Electric 452 13.3 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 2,046 60.1 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 68 2.0 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 18 0.5 % 4.1 %
Coal 294 8.6 % 0.1 %
Wood 40 1.2 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 12 0.4 % 0.4 %
None 9 0.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,900 99.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 15 0.2 % 13.1 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 35,741 55,775
Median Family Income 41,439 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 19,284 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 53.33 %
  • Temperature 63.95 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.46 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 13.17
    [CDD] 0.4
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.08 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com