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Demographics

People

Total Population7,668
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens17.8%
Employed Population 16+3,484
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married35.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.2%
Median Earnings25+$30,064
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,891

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,542
% Above Poverty Level79.2%
% Below Poverty Level20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone40.5%
Median Gross Rent$669
Median House Value$89,400

Ancestry

Italian33%
Irish28.2%
Polish21.3%
Russian6.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.7%
Slovak5.3%
English4.7%
Lithuanian3.3%
Welsh1.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Dutch1.7%
Scottish0.8%
German0.8%
Finnish0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Czech0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
Australian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
African0.1%
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Pittston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Luzerne County
Standard Zip Codes18643, 18641, 18640, 18642, 18644
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.37
Approximate Longitude-75.84

Pittston 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
Distance3 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
StationPLEASANT MOUNT 1 W
Distance33.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 28 F
Apr Temp31 to 52 F
Jul Temp54 to 76 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
StationHAWLEY 1 E
Distance34.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dupont2,695$62,650
Exeter5,605$56,418
Hughestown1,476$67,250
West Pittston4,793$79,375
Wyoming3,033$73,317
Yatesville717$55,000

Pittston Public Libraries

Pittston Memorial Library
47 BROAD ST
Pittston, Pennsylvania
(570) 654-9565

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Pittston Public Schools

Pittston Area Ms
120 New Street
ZIP: 18640
(570) 655-2927
Middle
Total Enrollment 1020
Pittston Area Pri Ctr
210 Rock Street
ZIP: 18640
(570) 655-3785
Primary
Total Enrollment 573
Pittston Area Shs
5 Stout Street Yatesville
ZIP: 18640
(570) 654-3541
High
Total Enrollment 1039
Pittston City Intrmd Ctr
110 New Street
ZIP: 18640
(570) 654-7176
Primary
Total Enrollment 773

Pittston Private Schools

Humpty Dumpty Kollege
107 New St
ZIP: 18640
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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