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People

Total Population 227
Male Share of the Population 53.7%
Female Share of the Population 46.3%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 113
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 51.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,167
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.7%
Median Gross Rent $713
Median House Value $172,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
US/American 0%
English 21.1%
Irish 22%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bethany Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 18431
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.613
Longitude -75.284

Bethany Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HAWLEY 1 E
Distance 10.9 miles
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
Station WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 30.2 miles
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 DEPOSIT
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hawley 1,364 $51,500
Honesdale 4,315 $34,793

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Bethany Public Library
8 COURT STREET
Bethany, Pennsylvania
(570) 253-4349
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