Jim Thorpe, PA City Data | Population, Maps, Homes, Statistics (2022)

Jim Thorpe, PA is a city with great restaurants, attractions, history and people. There are around 4,804 people who live in Jim Thorpe and approximately 58,802 who live in Carbon County. We want to help people moving to or living in Jim Thorpe to understand the dynamics of the city, so we have put together information gathered from various creditable sources to give you a better understanding of Jim Thorpe. We have included Jim Thorpe housing information, demographics, social and education characteristics, and even economic information.

General Jim Thorpe Information

Carbon County where Jim Thorpe resides is 387.23 square miles. The resident population of this county is 58,802 and has a population rank of 814 out of all the places in the United States.

Jim Thorpe has a total of 4,804 people and of those residents there are 2,346 males and 2,458 females. The median age of the male population is 39 and the female population is 41.9. There are approximately 571 births each year and around 790 deaths. The race breakdown of the population in Jim Thorpe varies per year, but currently 4,774 are one race and 30 are two or more races.

Of the 4,804 people who live in Jim Thorpe, there are 1,126 under 20 years old. The sex breakdown of the 20 years old and younger population in Jim Thorpe is 590 male and 536 female. If you have children or you are under the age of 20, then you will be considered in that statistic. For those of you who are older, then you will be part of the population that is 18 years and older and totals 3,793.

General Jim Thorpe Information
Total area in square miles - Carbon County 387.23
Water area in square miles - Carbon County N/A
Resident population - Carbon County 58,802
Population rank - Carbon County 814


Total population4,804
Total population (male)2,346
Total population (female)2,458
Population median age (male)39
Population median age (female)41.9


Births - Carbon County571
Deaths- Carbon County790


Population of one race4,774
Population of two or more races30


Population under 20 years1,126
Population under 20 years (male)590
Population under 20 years (female)536
Total population 18 years and over3,793

Jim Thorpe Social Characteristics

There are 23,701 households in Jim Thorpe. Families make up 16,441 of these households. The table below breaks down the Jim Thorpe families into three different groups. Married-couple families (12,986), male householder with no wife present (1,074) and female householder with no husband present (2,215). The remainder of the Jim Thorpe households are made up of nonfamily households, which total 7,285. Jim Thorpe, PA moving companies help people in Jim Thorpe move locally and all around the world.

For years, the US has been building stats on the relationship of males and females 15 years and older in cities around the country including Jim Thorpe. This information helps individuals analyze the area they are living in or moving to. For the county where Jim Thorpe is based, there are 25,012 females 15 and over; of those females there are 4,903 never married, 13,750 now married, 409 separated, 3,878 widowed, and 2,072 divorced. As for the males, there are N/A males 15 and older: N/A never married, N/A now married, 387 separated, 887 widowed and 1,929 never married. There is a lot of great information below regarding Jim Thorpe social characteristics. Be sure to review the tables for more information on Jim Thorpe.

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HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE (Carbon County)
Total households23,701
Family households (families)16,441
With own children under 18 years7,286
Married-couple family12,986
With own children under 18 years5,249
Male householder, no wife present, family1,074
With own children under 18 years551
Female householder, no husband present, family2,215
With own children under 18 years1,223
Nonfamily households7,285
Householder living alone6,171
65 years and over3,189
GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS
Households with one or more people under 18 years619
Households with one or more people 65 years and over606
Average household size2.42
Average family size2.93
RELATIONSHIP FAMILY HOUSEHOLDS
Population in family households4,018
Householder1,336
Spouse995
Child1,367
Other relatives47
Nonrelatives106
Unmarried partner56
Roomer or boarder10
Housemate or roommate15
Unmarried partner115
Foster child6
Other19
RELATIONSHIP NONFAMILY HOUSEHOLDS
Population in nonfamily households747
Male householder285
Male householder living alone233
Male householder not living alone52
Female householder346
Female householder living alone301
Female householder not living alone45
Nonrelatives116
Unmarried partner59
Roomer or boarder12
Housemate or roommate30
Foster childN/A
Other15
RELATIONSHIP BY SEX
Females 15 years and over25,012
Never married4,903
Now married13,750
Separated409
Widowed3,878
Divorced2,072
Males 15 years and overN/A
Never marriedN/A
Now marriedN/A
Separated387
Widowed887
Divorced1,929
TOTAL POPULATION BY SEX AND AGE
Total Population4,804
Male2,346
Under 5 years125
5 to 9 years122
10 to 14 years176
15 to 17 years107
18 and 19 years60
20 years38
21 years29
22 to 24 years84
25 to 29 years140
30 to 34 years152
35 to 39 years184
40 to 44 years216
45 to 49 years185
50 to 54 years171
55 to 59 years132
60 and 61 years28
62 to 64 years61
65 and 66 years44
67 to 69 years64
70 to 74 years93
75 to 79 years66
80 to 84 years41
85 years and over28
Female2,458
Under 5 years104
5 to 9 years128
10 to 14 years160
15 to 17 years89
18 and 19 years55
20 years29
21 years30
22 to 24 years67
25 to 29 years133
30 to 34 years163
35 to 39 years187
40 to 44 years209
45 to 49 years219
50 to 54 years157
55 to 59 years122
60 and 61 years45
62 to 64 years75
65 and 66 years52
67 to 69 years52
70 to 74 years125
75 to 79 years108
80 to 84 years76
85 years and over73
TOTAL POPULATION BY RACE
Total population4,804
One race4,774
White4,725
Black or African American30
American Indian and Alaska Native2
Asian13
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2
Some other raceN/A
Two or more races30
RACE POPULATION IN HOUSEHOLDS
Total population in households4,765
People who are White alone4,686
People who are Black or African American alone30
People who are American Indian and Alaska Native alone2
People who are Asian alone13
People who are Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone2
People who are Hispanic or Latino40
People who are Some other race alone2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over55,750
Same house38,556
Different house - same countyN/A
Different county - same state5,318
Different state or abroad2,124
Different state1,913
Abroad211
PLACE OF BIRTH (Carbon County)
Total resident population58,802
Born in United States48,003
State of residence49,422
Different state8,062
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas256
Foreign born1,062

Jim Thorpe Education and School Enrollment

School enrollment refers to students currently attending school, both private and public. By understanding the school enrollment in an area, you can make decisions concerning your kids' environments and even job markets. In a table below, we provide you with the total school enrollment for children 3 years and older in the county surrounding Jim Thorpe. That total enrollment is 12,781 for the population of the country, which includes Jim Thorpe. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 4,236 and elementary or high school enrollment was 19,163 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 1,769.

Education attainment is defined as "the highest level of education completed in terms of highest degree or the highest level or schooling completed." The table below shows the Jim Thorpe population over 25 years old and their level of education achievement.

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,781
Pre-kindergarten708
Public415
Private293
Kindergarten721
Public593
PrivateN/A
Elementary school grades 1 to 86,115
Public5,421
Private694
Elementary and high school9,582
Public8,680
Private902
High school grades 9 to 123,467
Public3,259
Private208
College, undergraduate years1,497
Public1,232
Private265
Graduate or professional school273
Public116
Private157
Not enrolled in school44,157
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over41,690
Less than 9th grade2,563
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,187
High school graduate19,960
Some college, no degree5,801
Associate's degree2,610
Bachelor's degree4,569
Graduate or professional degree11
Percent high school graduate or higher79
Percent bachelor's degree or higher3,016

Jim Thorpe Employment and Labor Characteristics

There are 47,244 people that are employed over the age of 16 in Jim Thorpe. The Jim Thorpe occupations categories include management, professional and related occupations (6,041), service occupations (3,946), sales and office occupations (6,517), farming, fishing and forestry occupations (45), constructions, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations (3,425) and production, transportation and material moving occupations (6,484). The 47,244 employed over the age of 16 are broken down into the class of worker. There are 21,994 private wage and salary workers, 2,958 government workers, 1,388 self-employed workers and approximately N/A unpaid family workers.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS (Carbon County)
Population 16 years and over47,244
In labor force28,020
Civilian labor force27,994
Employed26,458
Unemployed1,536
Percent Unemployed5.5
Armed Forces26


Females 16 years and over24,459
In labor force12,673
Civilian labor force12,661
Unemployed Civilian labor force652
Armed forces12


Males 16 years and over22,785
In labor force15,347
Civilian labor forceN/A
Unemployed Civilian labor force884
Armed forces14
COMMUTING TO WORK (Carbon County)
Workers 16 years and over25,868
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone21,156
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,085
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)N/A
Walked839
Other means153
Worked at home430
Mean travel time to work (minutes)743,900
OCCUPATION (Carbon County)
Civilian employed population 16 years and over6,041
Management, professional, and related occupations6,041
Service occupations3,946
Sales and office occupations6,517
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations45
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations3,425
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations6,484
INDUSTRY (Carbon County)
Civilian employed population 16 years and over6,041
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining308
ConstructionN/A
Manufacturing5,839
Wholesale trade818
Retail trade3,200
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,760
Information660
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing1,123
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative1,522
Educational services, and health care and social assistance5,153
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services1,729
Other services, except public administrationN/A
Public administration1,017
CLASS OF WORKER (Carbon County)
Civilian employed population 16 years and over6,041
Private wage and salary workers21,994
Government workers2,958
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,388
Unpaid family workersN/A

Jim Thorpe Housing Characteristics

In Jim Thorpe, PA there are 30,492 housing units; of those housing units, there are approximately 23,701 occupied and 6,791 vacant. Types of homes change over the years, but single family homes detached have remained fairly consistent. In Jim Thorpe, there are 19,140 1-unit detached housing units. Single-family attached homes, 1-unit attached, which are also known as row houses or town homes, total 6,328 units in Jim Thorpe. Apartment housing and apartment buildings are from 2-50 units and the statistics are below. With so many housing units people are always in need of Jim Thorpe, PA local movers to help them move from one place to another so be sure to check out MovingIdeas.org for moving guides, Jim Thorpe, PA truck rentals options, quotes and additional information.

There are several different ranges if you are looking to rent or are a renter in Jim Thorpe. There are 339 housing units with rent less than $200, 362 with rent between $200-299, 2,109 with rent between $300-499 and 1,793 with rent for $500 and above. Full Jim Thorpe gross rent statistics are shown in the table below. Regardless of the housing unit value, it is always suggested by MovingIdeas.org to have Jim Thorpe, PA home security systems installed to keep you and your family safe.

HOUSING OCCUPANCY (Carbon County)
Total housing units30,492
Occupied housing units23,701
Vacant housing units6,791
UNITS IN STRUCTURE (Carbon County)
Total housing units30,492
1-unit, detached19,140
1-unit, attached6,328
2 units1,163
3 or 4 units1,001
5 to 9 units428
10 to 19 units297
20 to 49 units228
50 or more units304
Mobile home1,594
HOUSING TENURE (Carbon County)
Occupied housing units23,701
Owner-occupied18,529
Renter-occupied5,172
VEHICLES AVAILABLE (Carbon County)
Occupied housing units23,701
No vehicles available1,921
2 vehicle available13,960
3 vehicles available3,316
4 vehicles available1,013
5 or more vehicles available301
HOUSE HEATING FUEL (Carbon County)
Occupied housing units23,701
Utility gas1,825
Bottled, tank, or LP gasN/A
Electricity4,464
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.13,755
Coal or coke2,231
Wood259
Solar energy2
Other fuel155
No fuel used25
HOUSING UNIT VALUE (Carbon County)
Occupied housing units23,701
Less Than $50,00018,529
$50,000 to $99,9997,791
$100,000 to $149,9993,812
$150,000 to $199,999953
$200,000 to $299,999361
$300,000 to $499,99950
$1,000,000 or more
Median (dollars)82,100
GROSS RENT (Carbon County)
Occupied units paying rent5,172
Less than $200339
$200 to $299362
$300 to $4992,109
$500 to $6991,349
$700 to $999366
$1,000 to $1,49969
$1,500 or more8

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