Laflin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
Comparing Laflin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||11 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||93 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey|
|Metro Area||Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton|
|Standard Zip Codes||18705|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA|
|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|
|Jan Temp||19 to 38 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||43.9 inches|
|Station||HAWLEY 1 E|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.9|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||9||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,507|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.8%|
According to the US Postal Service, Laflin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Hilldale (18705)
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