|Male Share of the Population||50.4%|
|Female Share of the Population||49.6%|
|Employed Population 16+||1,802|
|Age of the Population||44|
|% of people married||44.8%|
|Average household size||3|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||18.4%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$60,057|
|% Above Poverty Level||86.1%|
|% Below Poverty Level||13.9%|
|Average Commute Time||35 minutes|
|% Working from Home||3.4%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||2.4%|
|% Using Public Transportation||0.6%|
|People Living Alone||21.9%|
|Median Gross Rent||$752|
|Median House Value||$131,900|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||6.5%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||22 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||70 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Metro Area||Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton|
|Standard Zip Codes||18229|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|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|
|Station||FRANCIS E WALTER DAM|
|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|
|Jan Temp||18 to 36 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||46.6 inches|
Dimmick Memorial Library
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. You’ll train for success. The hands-on training and high-tech skills you’ll get at UTI can put you on the fast track toward a rewarding career as a professional technician. Across the nation, you’ll find UTI-trained technicians working in great jobs with top manufacturers, dealerships and repair shops.
Lackawanna College is the premier, private, accredited two-year college serving the people of northeastern Pennsylvania. With a focus on keeping higher education affordable and accessible to our immediate community, Lackawanna draws 80 percent of its student population right from our own region.
With a main campus situated in downtown Scranton, Lackawanna’s expanding footprint also includes satellite centers in Hawley, Hazleton, New Milford, and Towanda.
(Sorted by Number of Students)
JIM THORPE AREA SHS
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 711 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5
CARBON COUNTY AVTS
A Vocational School
Serves 335 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5
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