Demographics

People

Total Population2,620
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens21.1%
Employed Population 16+1,210
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married45.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.8%
Median Earnings25+$40,057
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,708
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,974

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,446
% Above Poverty Level93.3%
% Below Poverty Level6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.6%
Median Gross Rent$753
Median House Value$108,600

Ancestry

Polish30%
Irish27%
Italian18.2%
German13.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6%
Welsh5.3%
English5.2%
Russian4%
Slovak3.4%
Dutch1.6%
Greek1.5%
Danishn1.5%
Lithuanian1.3%
Ukrainian0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
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Avoca Almanac

CategoryValue
County Luzerne County
Standard Zip Codes18641
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.34
Approximate Longitude-75.72

Avoca Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationPLEASANT MOUNT 1 W
Distance31 miles
Jan Temp10 to 28 F
Apr Temp31 to 52 F
Jul Temp54 to 76 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
StationHAWLEY 1 E
Distance31.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 34 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip41.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dupont2,693$64,750
Duryea4,875$74,583
Hughestown1,480$76,607
Moosic5,744$81,886
Old Forge8,038$61,871
Pittston7,697$49,038
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