Dupont, Pennsylvania

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Dupont, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Dupont, Pennsylvania

Comparing Dupont 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 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 8
College Educated Adults 5 4
Median Family Income 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 1 4

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Dupont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18641
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.325
Longitude -75.745

Dupont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.9 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 32 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
Distance 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
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Dupont Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,719 100%
Male 1,279 47%
Female 1,440 53%
Under 18 432 15.9%
18+ 2,287 84.1%
65+ 719 26.4%
Median Age 45.9
Average Family Size 2.79
White 2,698 99.2%
African-American 12 0.4%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.1%

Estimated Dupont Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,626
Growth -93
Growth % -3.4%

Dupont 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 56.5%
Italian 15.3%
Irish 7.8%
German 4.5%
English 2.5%
Welsh 2.4%
Slovak 2.3%
US/American 2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
Russian 1.7%
Lithuanian 1%
Dutch 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dupont 2,719 $39,250
Avoca 2,851 $44,185
Duryea 4,634 $41,775
Hughestown 1,541 $50,938
Moosic 5,575 $47,703
Pittston 8,104 $33,861
West Pittston 5,072 $41,729
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