Clarks Green, Pennsylvania

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Clarks Green, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Clarks Green strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Clarks Green College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Clarks Green Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Clarks Green Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Clarks Green People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Clarks Green Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Clarks Green Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Clarks Green, Pennsylvania

Comparing Clarks Green to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 9
People Living Alone 3 1
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Clarks Green Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Lackawanna
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18411
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.492
Longitude -75.7

Clarks Green Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.2 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
Distance 26.1 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
Distance 42 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
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Clarks Green Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,630 100%
Male 780 47.9%
Female 850 52.1%
Under 18 440 27%
18+ 1,190 73%
65+ 268 16.4%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 3.1
White 1,595 97.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 29 1.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 4 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Clarks Green Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,572
Growth -58
Growth % -3.6%

Clarks Green Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 29.3%
Italian 16.3%
German 11.2%
Polish 8.5%
English 7.3%
Welsh 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
US/American 2.8%
Scottish 2.6%
Russian 2.3%
Slovak 1.2%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Hungarian 0.7%
Slovene 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Romanian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Clarks Green, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

South Abington Township (18411)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clarks Green 1,630 $74,250
Blakely 7,027 $48,385
Clarks Summit 5,126 $65,262
Dalton 1,294 $65,577
Dickson City 6,205 $41,394
Olyphant 4,978 $45,091
Throop 4,010 $38,929
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