Nicholson, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Nicholson, Pennsylvania

Comparing Nicholson 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 3
Age of the Population 5 4
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 9
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People Above Poverty 6 6
Median Family Income 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 6 7
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Nicholson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Wyoming
Standard Zip Codes 18441, 18446
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.626
Longitude -75.78

Nicholson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17 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 18.6 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 20.4 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
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Nicholson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 713 100%
Male 347 48.7%
Female 366 51.3%
Under 18 184 25.8%
18+ 529 74.2%
65+ 107 15%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 3.14
White 705 98.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Nicholson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 680
Growth -33
Growth % -4.6%

Nicholson 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
English 19.1%
German 18.4%
Polish 11.6%
Welsh 8.6%
Irish 8.4%
Italian 5.8%
US/American 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Scottish 3.2%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Lebanese 2.1%
European 1.7%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Slovak 0.9%
Czech 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Russian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Greek 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Slovene 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lenoxville (18441)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nicholson 713 $37,167
Clarks Green 1,630 $74,250
Clarks Summit 5,126 $65,262
Dalton 1,294 $65,577
Factoryville 1,144 $44,375
Hop Bottom 333 $36,827
Tunkhannock 1,911 $54,063
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