dcsimg

Demographics

People

Total Population715
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens23.4%
Employed Population 16+232
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married41.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.8%
Median Earnings25+$27,143
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,136
% Above Poverty Level82.2%
% Below Poverty Level17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.4%
Median Gross Rent$419
Median House Value$69,300

Ancestry

Polish19.9%
Irish9.8%
German7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.6%
Italian6.3%
Dutch5.7%
English4.3%
Welsh3.9%
Slovak3.8%
Russian2.2%
Portuguese2.2%
Ukrainian1.4%
Scottish1%
French Except Basque1%
Lithuanian0.7%
Turkish0.7%
Hungarian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Austrian0.3%
African0.3%
+ Show More

Shickshinny Almanac

CategoryValue
County Luzerne County
Standard Zip Codes18655
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.15
Approximate Longitude-76.15

Shickshinny 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
Distance16.1 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
Distance21.9 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
Distance25 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
Berwick10,276$48,125
Nanticoke10,302$44,638
Nescopeck1,627$50,156
Nuangola762$71,250
Stillwater214$46,875
Warrior Run643$48,173

Shickshinny Public Schools

Northwest Area Hs
243 Thorne Hill Rd
ZIP: 18655
(570) 542-4126
High
Total Enrollment 497
Northwest Area Intermediate Sch
21 Sunset Lake Rd
ZIP: 18655
(570) 256-3649
Primary
Total Enrollment 311
Northwest Area Primary Sch
417 Shickshinny Lake Rd
ZIP: 18655
(570) 864-3461
Primary
Total Enrollment 193
Sources :
Study Online in Shickshinny
Historic Shickshinny

photo

The Canal near Shickshinny c1900.

Select a photo to view (Source):

The Canal near Shickshinny c1900.

Susquehanna River near Shickshinny c1900.

The Susquehanna River near Shickshinny between 1890 and 1901

Additional Resources
Info for Shickshinny Government Officials


Are you an official in the Shickshinny government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.