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People

Total Population 2,793
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,471
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 48.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $89,957
% Above Poverty Level 93.8%
% Below Poverty Level 6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $800
Median House Value $164,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 23%

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

Dallas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18612
Company Zip Codes 18690
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.336
Longitude -75.963

Dallas 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 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 MILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance 35.4 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
Station PLEASANT MOUNT 1 W
Distance 38.2 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

College Misericordia (18612)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Courtdale 695 $56,500
Edwardsville 4,773 $37,067
Harveys Lake 2,793 $60,096
Luzerne 2,853 $51,250

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

Dallas Public Libraries

Library
Back Mountain Memorial Library
96 HUNTSVILLE RD
Dallas, Pennsylvania
(570) 675-1182
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Dallas High Schools

DALLAS SHS
570-674-7230
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 789 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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