Duncannon, Perry County, Pennsylvania

Duncannon: Borough in southeastern Perry County, Pennsylvania

About

Duncannon is a city located in the county of Perry in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,522 and a population density of 3,712 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,481 inhabitants.

The city was created 230 years ago in 1791.

Quick Facts about Duncannon

Population : 1,481 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Perry County
Postal code : 17020
Area : 0.41 km2
Altitude : 1,175 feet / 358 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1792 (230 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:16:13 (4th December 2022)
Density : 3,612 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.77% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Duncannon is located at 40°23'53"N 77°1'23"W (40.3981400, -77.0230300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Duncannon decreased by 2.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,522 - census
2011 1,517 -0.33% estimation process
2012 1,511 -0.4% estimation process
2013 1,503 -0.53% estimation process
2014 1,498 -0.33% estimation process
2015 1,500 0.13% estimation process
2016 1,497 -0.2% estimation process
2017 1,493 -0.27% estimation process
2018 1,493 0% estimation process
2019 1,489 -0.27% estimation process
2020 1,481 -0.54% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 20,275
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 20,379
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 19,225
April 1, 2010 Population : 20,362
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.8%
People over 65 (%) : 19.5%
Female persons, % : 51.8%
White only, percent : 94.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,280
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.5%

Duncannon zip code is 17020. County name: Perry, County fips: 42099

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $109,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,002
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $426
2015-2019 median gross rent : $714
2015-2019 Households : 8,059
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 77.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 32,245
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 167,257
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 656,790
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 345,432
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,000
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,869
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,941
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,559
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 933
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 507
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 58
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,412
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 172
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,200
2010 population per square mile : 1,823.1
2010 land area in square miles : 11.17

People born in Duncannon (4)

People born in Duncannon, including stage and film actress Marie Doro, politician Fred C. Noye, US association football player Chase Miller, .

List

  • Wayne L. Wolford (victim of the COVID-19 pandemic: In the Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame for voting in every November election for 50 years.) he was born in 30/03/1925

Schools in Duncannon

College & universities near Duncannon, PA

Code Name City ZIP
211477 Central Penn College Summerdale (PA) 17093-0309

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Duncannon, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Duncannon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Duncannon Post Office Duncannon (PA) 17020

Other cities in Perry County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Perry County , PA.

City Name Population Title
Saville 2,513 Township in Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States
Newport 1,585 Borough in northeastern Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States
New Bloomfield 1,080 Borough in Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Liverpool 957 Borough in northeastern Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States
Blain 259 Borough in southwestern Perry County, Pennsylvania
Landisburg 222 Borough in southern Juniata County, Pennsylvania
New Buffalo 126 Borough in eastern Perry County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Duncannon distances to largest Pennsylvania cities