Prompton, Pennsylvania

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Prompton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 18456
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.582
Longitude -75.325

Prompton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HAWLEY 1 E
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Distance 27.3 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 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
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Prompton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 243 100%
Male 118 48.6%
Female 125 51.4%
Under 18 60 24.7%
18+ 183 75.3%
65+ 45 18.5%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.88
White 240 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Prompton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 243
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Prompton 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
German 25.6%
English 22.2%
Polish 10.8%
Irish 10.3%
Italian 5.9%
Slovak 4.9%
Austrian 4.9%
US/American 3.9%
Welsh 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Dutch 2%
Ukrainian 1%
Russian 1%
Scottish 1%
Arab/Arabic 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Prompton 243 $31,250
Bethany 292 $41,161
Carbondale 9,804 $35,351
Forest City 1,855 $35,625
Honesdale 4,874 $41,336
Vandling 738 $46,250
Waymart 1,429 $40,417
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