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People

Total Population 4,773
Male Share of the Population 43.8%
Female Share of the Population 56.2%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,592
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 34.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,067
% Above Poverty Level 70.7%
% Below Poverty Level 29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.9%
Median Gross Rent $710
Median House Value $81,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.4%
Irish 18%

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

Edwardsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18704
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.269
Longitude -75.927

Edwardsville 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 11 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 35.3 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
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wilkes Barre (18704)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Courtdale 695 $56,500
Kingston 13,074 $65,753
Larksville 4,453 $57,260
Luzerne 2,853 $51,250

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

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