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Borough of Tamaqua, PA Economic Information

Tamaqua, PA Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    5,610
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    3,349
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    59.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    3,349
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    59.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    2,981
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    53.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    368
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    2,261
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    40.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    3,349
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    2,818
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    1,677
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    59.5%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    1,677
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    59.5%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    1,492
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    52.9%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    439
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    264
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    60.1%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    932
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    742
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    79.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    2,880
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    2,288
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    79.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    204
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    0
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    145
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    66
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    177
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    31.10
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    2,981
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    528
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    17.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    514
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    17.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    789
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    26.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    388
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    13.0%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    762
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    25.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    2,981
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    116
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    132
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    628
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    21.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    54
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    390
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    210
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    147
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    70
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    237
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    525
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    264
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    156
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    52
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    2,981
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    2,472
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    82.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    264
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    237
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    8
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    2,968
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    347
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    11.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    315
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    555
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    18.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    323
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    390
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    535
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    18.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    290
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    166
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    47
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    0
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    32,319
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    43,023
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,940
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    65.4%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    46,244
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,248
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    42.0%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    15,423
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    673
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    22.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    14,683
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    249
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    7,384
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    228
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    3,077
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    679
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    22.9%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,802
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    184
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    97
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    297
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    16.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    223
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    255
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    14.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    284
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    15.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    258
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    14.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    157
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    47
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    0
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    40,089
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    50,263
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    18,549
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    1,166
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    18,420
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    26,464
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    23,211
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    41,583
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    31,090
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    6,994
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    5,923
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    84.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    4,025
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    57.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    3,231
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    46.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    1,071
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    15.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    1,479
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    200
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    4,266
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    3,220
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    2,852
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    2,327
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    81.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    1,963
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    68.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    467
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    16.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    525
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    18.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    368
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    223
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    60.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    60
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    16.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    163
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    44.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    145
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    39.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    1,046
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    855
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    81.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    377
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    36.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    566
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    54.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    191
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    18.3%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    20.4%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    36.0%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    56.2%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    13.6%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    26.4%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    34.1%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    36.9%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    49.7%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    73.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    24.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    37.2%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    36.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    37.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    36.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    21.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    23.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    13.7%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    21.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    35.0%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.