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Demographics

People

Total Population4,026
Male Share of the Population45.6%
Female Share of the Population54.4%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+1,988
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22%
Median Earnings25+$36,383
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,545
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,364

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,303
% Above Poverty Level84.3%
% Below Poverty Level15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone35.2%
Median Gross Rent$795
Median House Value$113,100

Ancestry

Italian29.8%
Polish26.1%
Irish21.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.4%
English6.2%
Russian5.2%
Slovak4.5%
Welsh4.2%
Lithuanian2.8%
French Except Basque2.1%
Hungarian1.9%
Ukrainian1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Scottish1.1%
Greek0.6%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Arab0.2%
African0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Slovene0.2%
German0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Throop Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lackawanna County
Standard Zip Codes18512
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.43
Approximate Longitude-75.6

Throop 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
Distance10.3 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
StationHAWLEY 1 E
Distance23.2 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
StationFRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance24 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Archbald7,036$68,382
Blakely6,430$58,269
Dunmore13,627$64,428
Jessup4,577$65,208
Olyphant5,156$65,870

Throop Public Schools

Mid Valley El Ctr
50 Underwood Rd
ZIP: 18512
(570) 307-3241
Primary
Total Enrollment 996
Mid Valley Secondary Center
52 Underwood Rd
ZIP: 18512
(570) 307-2123
High
Total Enrollment 742
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