Old Forge strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Short Commute Times
Comparing Old Forge to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||4 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||92 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey|
|Metro Area||Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton|
|Standard Zip Codes||18518|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA|
|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|
|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||PLEASANT MOUNT 1 W|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.91|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||30||0.3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||8,558|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||1.6%|
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.
If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.
At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.
Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.
OLD FORGE JSHS
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 471 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Exeter, Pennsylvania||88.6||30.1%||20.9%||13.4%||21||$40,050||5.6%||1.3%||5,955||8.6%||74.6||0.2%||9.7|
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