Meshoppen, Pennsylvania

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Meshoppen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Wyoming
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18630
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.614
Longitude -76.046

Meshoppen 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 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Distance 25.3 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
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
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Meshoppen Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 459 100%
Male 218 47.5%
Female 241 52.5%
Under 18 160 34.9%
18+ 299 65.1%
65+ 43 9.4%
Median Age 28.6
Average Family Size 3.19
White 456 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Meshoppen Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 438
Growth -21
Growth % -4.6%

Meshoppen 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 22.9%
Irish 19.3%
US/American 13.9%
Italian 11%
English 9.3%
Polish 8.2%
Dutch 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2%
Hungarian 1.7%
British 1.4%
Welsh 1.1%
Czechoslovakian 1.1%
Israeli 0.8%
Russian 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Meshoppen 459 $26,375
Factoryville 1,144 $44,375
Harveys Lake 2,888 $51,319
Laceyville 396 $37,917
Nicholson 713 $37,167
Tunkhannock 1,911 $54,063
Wyalusing 564 $41,429

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Frances E. Kennard Public Library Association
Meshoppen, Pennsylvania
(570) 833-5060

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