Ashley strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
Low Property Crime
Short Commute Times
Comparing Ashley to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||18 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||95 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Metro Area||Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton|
|Standard Zip Codes||18706|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||FRANCIS E WALTER DAM|
|Jan Temp||10 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||30 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||54 to 79 F|
|Oct Temp||33 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||46.2 inches|
|Station||WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA|
|Jan Temp||19 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||37.5 inches|
|Station||MILLVILLE 2 SW|
|Jan Temp||15 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||58 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||42 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.93|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||12||0.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,726|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||0.9%|
According to the US Postal Service, Ashley, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Hanover Township (18706)
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Adams, Massachusetts||84.5||35%||20.4%||15.6%||22||$40,559||5.2%||2%||8,809||10.3%||23.5||0.2%||4.4|
|2. St. Marys, West Virginia||84||31.5%||20.8%||15.8%||22||$37,621||5.5%||1.4%||2,017||15.3%||2.5||0.4%||4.5|
|3. Monaca, Pennsylvania||83.7||32.4%||21.1%||8.7%||24||$45,046||5.3%||2.9%||6,286||8.9%||21.3||0.2%||6.4|
|4. Ingram, Pennsylvania||81.5||33.2%||16.2%||16.4%||23||$45,824||5.5%||4.6%||3,712||8.2%||14.6||0.2%||4.3|
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