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People

Total Population 2,793
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,315
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 61.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,096
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.3%
Median Gross Rent $975
Median House Value $170,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 25.9%

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

Harveys Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18618
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.394
Longitude -76.025

Harveys Lake 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 WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 15.7 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
Station MONTROSE
Distance 33.9 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 MILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance 34.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Courtdale 695 $56,500
Dallas 2,793 $89,957
Edwardsville 4,773 $37,067
Luzerne 2,853 $51,250

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

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