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Demographics

People

Total Population10,302
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+4,477
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married40.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$30,127
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,402
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,638
% Above Poverty Level78.3%
% Below Poverty Level21.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone39.3%
Median Gross Rent$609
Median House Value$82,400

Ancestry

Polish40.2%
Irish18.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.8%
Italian8.5%
Slovak6.9%
Welsh5.6%
English5%
Lithuanian2.9%
Russian2.9%
Ukrainian2.2%
Dutch2.1%
Scottish2%
German1.5%
Arab1.3%
Syrian1.2%
Hungarian1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Greek0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Swedish0.2%
West Indian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Nanticoke Almanac

CategoryValue
County Luzerne County
Standard Zip Codes18634
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.2
Approximate Longitude-76

Nanticoke Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFREELAND
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 54 F
Jul Temp58 to 77 F
Oct Temp38 to 57 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationFRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance15.4 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
StationWILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance16.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashley2,737$52,083
Larksville4,436$53,169
Nuangola762$71,250
Plymouth5,865$41,667
Sugar Notch860$67,321
Warrior Run643$48,173

Nanticoke Public Libraries

Mill Memorial Library
495 EAST MAIN ST
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
(570) 735-3030

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Nanticoke Public Schools

Gna El Ctr
601 Kosciuszko Street
ZIP: 18634
(570) 735-1320
Primary
Total Enrollment 498
Greater Nanticoke Area Ed Ctr
600 East Union Street
ZIP: 18634
(570) 735-2770
Middle
Total Enrollment 345
Greater Nanticoke Area Shs
425 Kosciuszko St
ZIP: 18634
(570) 735-7781
High
Total Enrollment 881
J F Kennedy El Sch
513 Kosciuszko St
ZIP: 18634
(570) 735-6450
Primary
Total Enrollment 167
K M Smith El Sch
25 Robert St
ZIP: 18634
(570) 735-3740
Primary
Total Enrollment 356
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