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People

Total Population 4,052
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,012
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 42.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.4%
Median Earnings25+ $35,078
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,295
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,190

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,000
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $778
Median House Value $116,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 20%

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

Throop Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Lackawanna
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18512
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.451
Longitude -75.612

Throop 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 WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 10.3 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
Station HAWLEY 1 E
Distance 23.2 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
Station FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 24 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Archbald 7,049 $67,287
Blakely 6,496 $54,417
Dunmore 13,810 $69,265
Jessup 4,609 $60,595

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

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Serves 761 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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