Demographics

People

Total Population3,967
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens19.2%
Employed Population 16+2,016
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,510
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,399
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,802

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,743
% Above Poverty Level89.4%
% Below Poverty Level10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone33.1%
Median Gross Rent$763
Median House Value$98,400

Ancestry

Polish31.6%
Italian31%
Irish23%
German12.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.9%
English7.6%
Russian5.1%
Slovak5.1%
Welsh4.4%
Lithuanian3.1%
Scottish1.3%
French Except Basque1.1%
Greek0.7%
Dutch0.5%
Czech0.4%
African0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Throop Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLackawanna 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
Archbald7,002$68,750
Blakely6,316$71,139
Dunmore13,282$82,577
Jessup4,496$80,052
Olyphant5,090$65,701

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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