Courtdale, Pennsylvania

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Courtdale, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 18% Courtdale People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Courtdale, Pennsylvania

Comparing Courtdale 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
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 7 7
People Above Poverty 7 6
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 5 5
People Living Alone 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 3 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Courtdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18704
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.28
Longitude -75.912

Courtdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 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 36.3 miles
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
Distance 36.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Courtdale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 791 100%
Male 381 48.2%
Female 410 51.8%
Under 18 165 20.9%
18+ 626 79.1%
65+ 151 19.1%
Median Age 43
Average Family Size 2.97
White 789 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Courtdale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 754
Growth -37
Growth % -4.7%

Courtdale 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
Polish 27.5%
Italian 10.9%
German 10.2%
Irish 8.7%
Welsh 6.1%
English 5.4%
Slovak 5.4%
Lithuanian 4%
Ukrainian 3.5%
US/American 3.5%
Pennsylvania German 2.6%
Scottish 2.1%
Russian 1.7%
French Canadian 1.4%
Czechoslovakian 1.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.9%
Syrian 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Austrian 0.8%
Slovene 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wilkes Barre (18704)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Courtdale 791 $44,500
Edwardsville 4,984 $26,908
Forty Fort 4,579 $50,667
Kingston 13,855 $45,578
Luzerne 2,952 $37,730
Pringle 991 $43,750
Swoyersville 5,157 $39,188
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