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People

Total Population 1,906
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 23.7%
Employed Population 16+ 842
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 40%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,273
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.7%
Median Gross Rent $705
Median House Value $156,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
US/American 0%
English 21.4%
Irish 26.1%

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

Tunkhannock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Wyoming
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18657
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.538
Longitude -75.946

Tunkhannock 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 18 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 PLEASANT MOUNT 1 W
Distance 29 miles
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
Station FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 31.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Center Moreland (18657)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarks Summit 5,067 $86,949
Dalton 1,318 $90,000
Factoryville 1,119 $59,514
Harveys Lake 2,793 $60,096

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

Tunkhannock Public Libraries

Library
Tunkhannock Public Library
220 W TIOGA ST
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
(570) 836-1677
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Tunkhannock Hospitals

TYLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
880SR 6W
(570) 836-2161
Emergency Service: Yes

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Tunkhannock High Schools

TUNKHANNOCK HS
570-836-8223
Serves 1,027 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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