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People

Total Population 1,318
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 21.1%
Employed Population 16+ 665
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 67.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 53.9%
Median Earnings25+ $45,743
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,292

Wealth

Median Family Income $90,000
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.7%
Median Gross Rent $800
Median House Value $199,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 23.1%

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

Dalton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Lackawanna
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18414
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.534
Longitude -75.736

Dalton 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 WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 13.9 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 FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 28.9 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 DEPOSIT
Distance 40 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blakely 6,496 $54,417
Clarks Green 1,450 $95,956
Clarks Summit 5,067 $86,949
Factoryville 1,119 $59,514

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

Dalton Public Libraries

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Dalton Community Library
113 EAST MAIN ST
Dalton, Pennsylvania
(570) 563-2014

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