White Haven, Pennsylvania

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White Haven, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of White Haven, Pennsylvania

Comparing White Haven to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 4
Racial Diversity 5 6
Age of the Population 5 3
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 9
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 5
Working at Home 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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White Haven Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles S of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18661
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.06
Longitude -75.774

White Haven Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.4 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
Distance 19 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
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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White Haven Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,182 100%
Male 551 46.6%
Female 631 53.4%
Under 18 323 27.3%
18+ 859 72.7%
65+ 195 16.5%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 3.06
White 1,163 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 15 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.8%

Estimated White Haven Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,153
Growth -29
Growth % -2.5%

White Haven Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 20.9%
Irish 16.7%
Italian 12.7%
Polish 10.6%
English 5.1%
US/American 4.1%
Welsh 4%
Ukrainian 3.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
French (except Basque) 3%
Dutch 3%
Pennsylvania German 2.4%
Scottish 2.4%
Slovak 1.8%
Russian 1.3%
French Canadian 1%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Swedish 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
British 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
White Haven 1,182 $43,846
Ashley 2,866 $37,266
Beaver Meadows 968 $42,500
Freeland 3,643 $40,863
Laurel Run 723 $40,455
Sugar Notch 1,023 $38,906
Weatherly 2,612 $43,047
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White Haven High Schools (2004)

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Serves 30 students.

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