Laporte, Pennsylvania

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Laporte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Sullivan
P.O. Box Zip Codes 18626
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.423
Longitude -76.494

Laporte Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station CANTON
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
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Laporte Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 290 100%
Male 130 44.8%
Female 160 55.2%
Under 18 39 13.4%
18+ 251 86.6%
65+ 128 44.1%
Median Age 58.7
Average Family Size 2.75
White 287 99%
African-American 1 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Laporte Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 276
Growth -14
Growth % -4.8%

Laporte 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
German 38.9%
Irish 20%
English 10.6%
Polish 7.2%
Italian 6.1%
Scottish 5%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
US/American 1.7%
Welsh 1.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Laporte 290 $52,500
Benton 955 $32,125
Dushore 663 $41,563
Eagles Mere 153 $63,750
Forksville 147 $31,563
New Albany 306 $29,464
Picture Rocks 693 $45,568
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Laporte High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 408 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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