Tamaqua, PA has a population of 6,901 and is the 5,234th largest city in the United States. The population density is 722 per sq mi which is 160% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 697% higher than the national average. The median age in Tamaqua is 38 which is approximately 7% lower than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In Tamaqua, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 84% of Tamaqua residents were born in Pennsylvania, 13% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.