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Demographics

People

Total Population6,430
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens26.5%
Employed Population 16+2,919
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married47.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.5%
Median Earnings25+$26,542
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,391

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,269
% Above Poverty Level83.2%
% Below Poverty Level16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.7%
Median Gross Rent$614
Median House Value$142,600

Ancestry

Italian26.9%
Polish24.7%
Irish18.8%
German13.8%
Slovak7.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.2%
English5.3%
Russian5.3%
Welsh5.2%
Ukrainian2.8%
French Except Basque1.5%
Dutch1.5%
Greek1.4%
Norwegian1%
Lithuanian0.9%
Hungarian0.7%
Basque0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Arab0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Slovene0.2%
Scottish0.1%
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Blakely Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lackawanna County
Standard Zip Codes18447
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.45
Approximate Longitude-75.59

Blakely 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
Distance12.5 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
StationHAWLEY 1 E
Distance22.2 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
StationFRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 59 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Archbald7,036$68,382
Jermyn2,248$51,538
Jessup4,577$65,208
Olyphant5,156$65,870
Throop4,026$57,303
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