Jim Thorpe is a city located in Carbon County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Carbon County. With a 2020 population of 4,659, it is the 208th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4960th largest city in the United States . Jim Thorpe is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually but its population has decreased by -2.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,781 in 2010. Jim Thorpe reached it's highest population of 5,945 in 1960. Spanning over 15 miles, Jim Thorpe has a population density of 319 people per square mile.
The average household income in Jim Thorpe is $63,885 with a poverty rate of 9.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $735 per month, and the median house value is $151,600. The median age in Jim Thorpe is 45.9 years, 42.3 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.