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People

Total Population 3,498
Male Share of the Population 44.3%
Female Share of the Population 55.7%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 1,326
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 39%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,156
% Above Poverty Level 81.2%
% Below Poverty Level 18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 0.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.6%
Median Gross Rent $688
Median House Value $86,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 15.3%

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

Freeland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18224
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.027
Longitude -75.897

Freeland 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 FREELAND
Distance 0.8 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
Station FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 10.5 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
Station WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 22.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaver Meadows 644 $43,977
Conyngham 1,996 $73,182
Hazleton 25,087 $38,268

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

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