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People

Total Population 2,706
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,305
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 48%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,802
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.6%
Median Gross Rent $834
Median House Value $132,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 19.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Wyoming Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18644
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.319
Longitude -75.846

West Wyoming Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station PLEASANT MOUNT 1 W
Distance 35.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 54 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station HAWLEY 1 E
Distance 37 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Exeter 5,625 $54,673
Laflin 1,539 $95,625

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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