Yatesville, Pennsylvania

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Yatesville, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Yatesville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Yatesville Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Yatesville Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Yatesville Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Yatesville Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Yatesville College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Yatesville, Pennsylvania

Comparing Yatesville 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 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Age of the Population 6 4
Senior Citizens 4 3
Racial Diversity 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 10
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3
People Living Alone 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Yatesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Standard Zip Codes 17976, 18640
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.303
Longitude -75.786

Yatesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.5 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 34.5 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 34.5 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
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Yatesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 649 100%
Male 289 44.5%
Female 360 55.5%
Under 18 148 22.8%
18+ 501 77.2%
65+ 91 14%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.11
White 647 99.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Yatesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 620
Growth -29
Growth % -4.5%

Yatesville 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
Italian 49.4%
Polish 16.8%
Irish 10.8%
German 5.5%
English 3.1%
Lithuanian 2.6%
US/American 2.3%
Welsh 1.8%
Lebanese 1.8%
Slovak 1.1%
Greek 1%
Pennsylvania German 1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.8%
European 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Inkerman (18640)
Jenkins Township (18640)
Pittston Township (18640)
Port Griffith (18640)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Yatesville 649 $57,813
Dupont 2,719 $39,250
Exeter 5,955 $40,050
Hughestown 1,541 $50,938
Laflin 1,502 $69,226
Pittston 8,104 $33,861
West Pittston 5,072 $41,729
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