Dushore, Pennsylvania

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Dushore, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Dushore Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 17% Dushore Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Dushore, Pennsylvania

Comparing Dushore 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Racial Diversity 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 5
College Educated Adults 5 5
People Above Poverty 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 1 4

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Dushore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Sullivan
Standard Zip Codes 18614
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.524
Longitude -76.401

Dushore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Station CANTON
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
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Dushore Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 663 100%
Male 293 44.2%
Female 370 55.8%
Under 18 139 21%
18+ 524 79%
65+ 157 23.7%
Median Age 42.2
Average Family Size 2.93
White 648 97.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Dushore Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 613
Growth -50
Growth % -7.5%

Dushore 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
German 26.4%
Irish 16.2%
US/American 9.2%
English 9.2%
Polish 8.3%
Italian 6.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Dutch 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Pennsylvania German 1.9%
Lithuanian 1.5%
Norwegian 1.3%
Welsh 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
Scottish 0.9%
Slovak 0.8%
European 0.8%
Hungarian 0.8%
Austrian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Finnish 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dushore 663 $41,563
Eagles Mere 153 $63,750
Forksville 147 $31,563
Laceyville 396 $37,917
Laporte 290 $52,500
New Albany 306 $29,464
Wyalusing 564 $41,429

Dushore Public Libraries

Sullivan County Library
Dushore, Pennsylvania
(570) 928-9352
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