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People

Total Population 787
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 339
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,250
% Above Poverty Level 87.4%
% Below Poverty Level 12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.7%
Median Gross Rent $612
Median House Value $107,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 20.2%
Irish 20.3%

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

Great Bend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Susquehanna
Standard Zip Codes 18821
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.971
Longitude -75.743

Great Bend 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 MONTROSE
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station DEPOSIT
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Station NORWICH
Distance 40.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hallstead 1,114 $60,268
Lanesboro 437 $39,861

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

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