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People

Total Population 1,566
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 733
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 46.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,875
% Above Poverty Level 84.7%
% Below Poverty Level 15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.8%
Median Gross Rent $765
Median House Value $117,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 30.9%

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

Hughestown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18640
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.326
Longitude -75.773

Hughestown 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 2.1 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 PLEASANT MOUNT 1 W
Distance 32.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 54 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station HAWLEY 1 E
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hughestown, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Inkerman (18640)

Jenkins Township (18640)

Pittston Township (18640)

Port Griffith (18640)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avoca 2,659 $64,107
Dupont 2,711 $54,892
Duryea 4,935 $65,586

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

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