Living in Tamaqua, PA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Tamaqua SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
7
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
6

Tamaqua, PA Crime Report

132
Total Crimes
1,970.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-23.27%
Below National Average

Tamaqua, PA Cost Of Living

84
Tamaqua's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Tamaqua is a borough in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The borough, located in Central Eastern Pennsylvania's Southern Coal Region, had a population of 7,107 as of the 2010 U.S. Census, a drop of less than 1% from 2000. In 2013, population of 6,976, Tamaqua is part of the Pottsville, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
6,796
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
16.2%
Median Home
$60,400
Median Income
$37,481
Median Rent
$718

Tamaqua, PA Photos

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Rankings for Tamaqua in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Tamaqua, PA

Population over time in Tamaqua

Year Population % Change
2017 6,796 -0.7%
2016 6,841 -0.9%
2015 6,901 -0.7%
2014 6,949 -0.6%
2013 6,994 -0.7%
2012 7,046 -0.3%
2011 7,064 -0.5%
2010 7,103 0.1%
2009 7,097 -
Crime/100k Tamaqua PA USA
Violent Crime 179.2 306.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 59.7 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 104.5 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 1791.6 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 74.6 211.6 376.0
Larceny 1672.1 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 44.8 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Tamaqua

White
94.7% (6,438)
African American
0.4% (25)
American Indian
0.1% (10)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (91)
Hispanic
3.4% (232)
Race Tamaqua PA USA
White 94.7% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 0.4% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.4% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
7.6% (51,899)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (46,554)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.9% (121,396)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.5% (105,359)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.8% (73,729)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (123,847)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (80,857)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (59,250)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (15,146)
$200,000 or more
0.2% (1,559)
Income Tamaqua PA USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.9% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.5% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.8% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.2% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in Tamaqua

Female
48.3% (3,282)
Male
51.7% (3,514)
Gender Tamaqua PA USA
Female 48.3% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 51.7% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tamaqua for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (271)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (611)
High School / GED
44.0% (2,990)
Some College
16.0% (1,087)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (883)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (679)
Master's Degree
3.0% (203)
Professional Degree
1.0% (67)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Tamaqua PA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 44.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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