Lanesboro, Pennsylvania

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Lanesboro, Pennsylvania

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Lanesboro strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
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Top 6% Lanesboro Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Lanesboro, Pennsylvania

Comparing Lanesboro to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 9 8
Senior Citizens 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 6
Portion of People Married 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 3 2
College Educated Adults 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Lanesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Susquehanna
P.O. Box Zip Codes 18827
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.956
Longitude -75.585

Lanesboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 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
Distance 17 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
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
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Lanesboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 588 100%
Male 262 44.6%
Female 326 55.4%
Under 18 151 25.7%
18+ 437 74.3%
65+ 119 20.2%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 3.04
White 575 97.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 9 1.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Lanesboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 574
Growth -14
Growth % -2.4%

Lanesboro Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 17.2%
English 15.8%
German 14.4%
Irish 13%
Italian 12.5%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
Polish 4.2%
Welsh 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Dutch 2.1%
Danish 1.9%
Russian 1.4%
Swedish 1.4%
Croatian 1.4%
European 1.4%
British 0.9%
Hungarian 0.9%
Serbian 0.7%
Austrian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lanesboro 588 $34,844
Great Bend 700 $39,464
Hallstead 1,216 $37,708
New Milford 878 $33,571
Starrucca 216 $37,750
Thompson 299 $31,635
Union Dale 368 $33,125
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