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People

Total Population 2,878
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,288
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 35%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,304
% Above Poverty Level 80.6%
% Below Poverty Level 19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.6%
Median Gross Rent $832
Median House Value $123,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0%
English 18%
Irish 20.2%

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

Towanda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Bradford
Standard Zip Codes 18848
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.767
Longitude -76.443

Towanda 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 TOWANDA 1 ESE
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Station WAVERLY
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Station CANTON
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Athens 3,326 $60,300
Burlington 178 $53,250
Le Raysville 275 $73,750

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

Towanda Public Libraries

Library
Towanda Public Library
104 MAIN ST
Towanda, Pennsylvania
(570) 265-2470
Library Web Site

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Towanda Hospitals

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC TOWANDA
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
ONE HOSPITAL DRIVE
(570) 268-2270
Emergency Service: Yes

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  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
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  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
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  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
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  • A.S. - Healthcare Information Technology
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  • A.S.- Health Sciences (Pharmacy Technician)
  • Offers special tuition pricing for Veterans, Active Duty Military and spouses/qualifying dependents of all Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves.
  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
  • Allows students to complete assignments on the go with its Blackboard Learn mobile app.
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  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.
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  • Diesel Technology
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  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
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  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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Towanda High Schools

TOWANDA AREA SHS
570-265-3690
Serves 607 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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