Tamaqua demographics profile

StatisticTamaquaPennsylvaniaNational
Population6,90112,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)72227791
Median age37.740.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%
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.

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  • The population density in Tamaqua is 160% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • The median age in Tamaqua is 7% lower than Pennsylvania.
  • In Tamaqua 99.17% of the population is White.
  • In Tamaqua 0.30% of the population is African American.
  • In Tamaqua 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Tamaqua population breakdown by race

RaceTamaquaPennsylvaniaNational
White99.17%81.37%73.35%
African American0.30%11.03%12.63%
Asian0.00%3.14%5.22%
American Indian0.19%0.20%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.33%2.24%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.98%4.75%
In Tamaqua, 5.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Tamaqua, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).