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People

Total Population 1,539
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 24.8%
Employed Population 16+ 763
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 57.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.6%
Median Earnings25+ $47,679
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,458

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,625
% Above Poverty Level 97.3%
% Below Poverty Level 2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,208
Median House Value $185,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 18.5%

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

Laflin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 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 18705
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.288
Longitude -75.805

Laflin 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 4.9 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 PALMERTON
Distance 35.2 miles
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
Distance 35.8 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, Laflin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hilldale (18705)

Hudson (18705)

Miners Mill (18705)

Parsons (18705)

Plains (18705)

Plains Township (18705)

Wilkes Barre (18705)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Exeter 5,625 $54,673

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

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