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People

Total Population 501
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 226
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 39.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,375
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.9%
Median Gross Rent $775
Median House Value $82,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 30.9%

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

La Plume Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Lackawanna
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 18440
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.55
Longitude -75.75

La Plume 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 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 FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 30 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
Station DEPOSIT
Distance 39.3 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
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