Factoryville, Pennsylvania

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Factoryville, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Factoryville Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 18% Factoryville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Factoryville, Pennsylvania

Comparing Factoryville 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
Racial Diversity 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Senior Citizens 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 8 10
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Housing Recently Built 1 4

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Factoryville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Wyoming
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18419
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.563
Longitude -75.783

Factoryville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.1 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 31 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 38.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
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Factoryville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,144 100%
Male 562 49.1%
Female 582 50.9%
Under 18 226 19.8%
18+ 918 80.2%
65+ 100 8.7%
Median Age 24.1
Average Family Size 3.18
White 1,075 94%
African-American 38 3.3%
Asian 15 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 10 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.8%

Estimated Factoryville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,197
Growth 53
Growth % 4.6%

Factoryville 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 17.5%
German 15.9%
US/American 12%
Italian 9.1%
English 8.5%
Polish 7.6%
Welsh 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
Lithuanian 2.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Russian 1.4%
Swedish 1.3%
Ukrainian 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
French Canadian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Slovak 1%
Hungarian 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Syrian 0.6%
African 0.4%
Arab/Arabic 0.3%
Slavic 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
British West Indian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Factoryville 1,144 $44,375
Clarks Green 1,630 $74,250
Clarks Summit 5,126 $65,262
Dalton 1,294 $65,577
Hop Bottom 333 $36,827
Nicholson 713 $37,167
Tunkhannock 1,911 $54,063
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Factoryville High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 704 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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