Freeland, Pennsylvania

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Freeland, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 10% Freeland Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Freeland Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Freeland Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Freeland, Pennsylvania

Comparing Freeland 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
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Racial Diversity 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 1 4

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Freeland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,643 100%
Male 1,693 46.5%
Female 1,950 53.5%
Under 18 791 21.7%
18+ 2,852 78.3%
65+ 832 22.8%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 2.96
White 3,590 98.5%
African-American 4 0.1%
Asian 26 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 12 0.3%
Mixed Race 9 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 35 1%

Estimated Freeland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,455
Growth -188
Growth % -5.2%

Freeland 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 18.8%
Italian 15.3%
Slovak 14.3%
German 11.8%
Irish 8.6%
US/American 7.3%
Dutch 3.2%
English 2.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Pennsylvania German 1.7%
Hungarian 1.7%
Ukrainian 1.7%
Czechoslovakian 1.5%
Austrian 1.4%
Greek 1.1%
Czech 1%
Eastern European 0.8%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Slavic 0.6%
Slovene 0.6%
African 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
West Indian 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Freeland 3,643 $40,863
Beaver Meadows 968 $42,500
Conyngham 1,958 $59,083
Hazleton 23,329 $37,093
Weatherly 2,612 $43,047
West Hazleton 3,542 $37,476
White Haven 1,182 $43,846
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