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People

Total Population 4,565
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,824
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 33.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.6%
Median Earnings25+ $27,745
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,720
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,639

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,542
% Above Poverty Level 77.2%
% Below Poverty Level 22.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.3%
Median Gross Rent $732
Median House Value $88,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.3%
US/American 0%
English 1.5%
Irish 5.5%

West Hazleton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
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.
Latitude 40.958
Longitude -75.996

West Hazleton 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 FREELAND
Distance 6.4 miles
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
Distance 17.5 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
Station HAMBURG
Distance 28.3 miles
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

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Location Population Median Family Income
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McAdoo 2,643 $40,357
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