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People

Total Population 450
Male Share of the Population 52.4%
Female Share of the Population 47.6%
Senior Citizens 6.9%
Employed Population 16+ 214
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 40.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,000
% Above Poverty Level 76.3%
% Below Poverty Level 23.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.4%
Median Gross Rent $772
Median House Value $113,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24%
US/American 0%
English 11.1%
Irish 8%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MONTROSE
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
Station WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
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
Station ENDICOTT
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Factoryville 1,119 $59,514
Harveys Lake 2,793 $60,096
Laceyville 466 $49,821

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

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

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