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Carbon County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 58,802
  • Males: 28,656
  • Females: 30,146

Ethnicity:

  • White: 57,048
  • Black/African American: 336
  • Hispanic: 884
  • Native American/Eskimo: 65
  • Asian: 145
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 12
  • Other: 12
  • 2 or more: 300

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (52,565)
  2. Spanish (780)
  3. German (420)
  4. Pennsylvania Dutch (395)
  5. Slovak (300)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,062

  1. Germany (190)
  2. Italy (111)
  3. Poland (86)
  4. Philippines (54)
  5. Dominican Republic (39)
  6. Hungary (36)
  7. Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (32)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (19,829)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (8,741)
  3. United Church of Christ (4,647)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (1,520)
  5. Episcopal Church (797)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 21,975
    • Sensory: 1,721
    • Physical: 5,877
    • Mental: 2,735
    • Self-care: 1,839
    • Go outside home: 4,306
    • Employment: 4,746

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 484

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 23,701
    • Utility gas: 1,825
    • Bottled or LP gas: 985
    • Electricity: 4,464
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 13,755
    • Coal or Coke: 2,231
    • Wood: 259
    • Solar Energy: 2
    • Other fuel: 155
    • No fuel used: 25

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 47,115
    • No vehicle: 3,838
    • 1 or more vehicle: 43,277

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 203
    • No High School: 2,360
    • Some High School: 6,187
    • High School: 19,960
    • Some College: 5,801
    • Associate's Degree: 2,610
    • College Degree: 3,016
    • Master's Degree: 974
    • Professional Degree: 456
    • Doctoral Degree: 123

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 23,701
    • Owners with phone: 18,346
    • Owners without phone: 179
    • Renters with phone: 4,991
    • Renters without phone: 185

    10 closest counties:

    1. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
    2. Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
    3. Monroe County, Pennsylvania
    4. Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    5. Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    6. Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
    7. Berks County, Pennsylvania
    8. Warren County, New Jersey
    9. Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
    10. Columbia County, Pennsylvania

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    18012, 18030, 18071, 18210, 18212, 18216, 18229, 18230, 18232, 18235, 18240, 18244, 18250, 18254, 18255, 18624

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WBYN (1160 AM) LEHIGHTON, PA
    • WLSH (1410 AM) LANSFORD, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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