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People

Total Population 2,753
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,277
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 39%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,778
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $666
Median House Value $74,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 27.3%

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

Ashley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18706
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.21
Longitude -75.896

Ashley 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 FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 10.7 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 WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 12 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
Station MILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hanover Township (18706)

Wilkes Barre (18706)

Wilkes Barre Township (18706)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Larksville 4,453 $57,260
Laurel Run 517 $52,500

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

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