Comparing Avoca to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||6 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||91 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey|
|Metro Area||Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton|
|Standard Zip Codes||18641|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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||PLEASANT MOUNT 1 W|
|Jan Temp||10 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||31 to 52 F|
|Jul Temp||54 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||48.8 inches|
|Station||HAWLEY 1 E|
|Jan Temp||13 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||41.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.06|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||3||0.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,712|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||1.2%|
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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. Exeter, Pennsylvania||87.9||30.1%||20.9%||13.4%||21||$40,050||5.6%||1.3%||5,955||8.6%||74.6||0.2%||9.7|
|2. Mount Ephraim, New Jersey||78||30.6%||17.9%||13.3%||26||$59,468||5.7%||2.5%||4,495||4.9%||44.3||0.1%||4.5|
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