Pringle, Pennsylvania

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Pringle, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 9% Pringle Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Pringle, Pennsylvania

Comparing Pringle 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
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 5
Average Household Size 3 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Pringle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18704
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.278
Longitude -75.897

Pringle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 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 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Distance 36.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Pringle Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 991 100%
Male 480 48.4%
Female 511 51.6%
Under 18 195 19.7%
18+ 796 80.3%
65+ 207 20.9%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 2.89
White 990 99.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1%

Estimated Pringle Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 947
Growth -44
Growth % -4.4%

Pringle 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
Polish 29.4%
Irish 15.7%
Italian 10.5%
German 9.1%
Slovak 8.9%
Lithuanian 4.2%
English 4.1%
Welsh 2.6%
Ukrainian 2.6%
Russian 2.1%
Croatian 1.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.3%
Finnish 1.1%
US/American 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
Lebanese 0.6%
Eastern European 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
British 0.5%
Syrian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Greek 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wilkes Barre (18704)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pringle 991 $43,750
Courtdale 791 $44,500
Edwardsville 4,984 $26,908
Forty Fort 4,579 $50,667
Kingston 13,855 $45,578
Luzerne 2,952 $37,730
Swoyersville 5,157 $39,188
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