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People

Total Population 1,369
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 521
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 45%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,786
% Above Poverty Level 78.1%
% Below Poverty Level 21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $835
Median House Value $133,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
US/American 0%
English 14.3%
Irish 18.8%

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

Waymart Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 18472
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.58
Longitude -75.408

Waymart 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 PLEASANT MOUNT 1 W
Distance 10.8 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 HAWLEY 1 E
Distance 14.2 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 WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 24 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethany 227 $64,167
Carbondale 8,773 $45,082

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

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