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People

Total Population 10,356
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 20.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,530
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 41.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $28,688
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,212
% Above Poverty Level 76.2%
% Below Poverty Level 23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.6%
Median Gross Rent $663
Median House Value $85,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 15.8%

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

Nanticoke Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18634
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.205
Longitude -76.005

Nanticoke 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 FREELAND
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 16.7 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Nanticoke, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Nanticoke (18634)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashley 2,753 $52,778
Larksville 4,453 $57,260

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

Nanticoke Public Libraries

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Mill Memorial Library
495 EAST MAIN ST
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
(570) 735-3030
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Nanticoke High Schools

GREATER NANTICOKE AREA SHS
570-735-7781
Serves 924 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.1

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