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People

Total Population 6,534
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 28.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,738
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 50.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.1%
Median Earnings25+ $28,783
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,393
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,664

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,708
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $622
Median House Value $140,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 14.9%

Blakely Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Lackawanna
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18447
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.48
Longitude -75.595

Blakely 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 WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 12.5 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 HAWLEY 1 E
Distance 22.2 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 FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 26.2 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Archbald 7,053 $69,201
Jermyn 2,236 $51,618
Jessup 4,650 $68,068
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