West Hazleton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
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Comparing West Hazleton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
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|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
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|Nearest Medium City||35 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||82 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Metro Area||Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton|
|Standard Zip Codes||18202|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||13 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 54 F|
|Jul Temp||58 to 77 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 57 F|
|Annual Precip||47.8 inches|
|Station||FRANCIS E WALTER DAM|
|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|
|Jan Temp||18 to 36 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||46.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.86|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||79||2.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||3,375|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||6.2%|
|French (except Basque)||1%|
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Lawrenceburg, Tennessee||85||34%||19.7%||10.7%||19||$32,856||5.8%||6.7%||10,796||16.4%||87.5||0.2%||21.1|
|2. St. James, Missouri||80.3||33.4%||25.2%||12.9%||21||$29,952||5.5%||6.2%||3,704||17.2%||45.9||0.2%||6.2|
|3. Sunbury, Pennsylvania||78||36.3%||17.4%||6.1%||19||$33,148||6.1%||4.7%||10,610||18.1%||42.3||0.3%||9|
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