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People

Total Population 749
Male Share of the Population 56.3%
Female Share of the Population 43.7%
Senior Citizens 27.1%
Employed Population 16+ 312
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.6%
Median Earnings25+ $29,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,827
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,333

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,444
% Above Poverty Level 89.5%
% Below Poverty Level 10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.9%
Median Gross Rent $537
Median House Value $88,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 20.2%
Irish 17.5%

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 1,254 $50,670
Lanesboro 489 $39,904
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