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Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 213,295
  • Males: 100,676
  • Females: 112,619

Ethnicity:

  • White: 205,041
  • Black/African American: 2,323
  • Hispanic: 2,695
  • Native American/Eskimo: 172
  • Asian: 1,806
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 7
  • Other: 67
  • 2 or more: 1,184

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (190,895)
  2. Spanish (3,155)
  3. Italian (2,185)
  4. Polish (1,420)
  5. French (635)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 4,833

  1. Italy (610)
  2. India (422)
  3. Mexico (290)
  4. Canada (260)
  5. Vietnam (243)
  6. United Kingdom (227)
  7. Poland (227)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (106,069)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (12,133)
  3. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (3,850)
  4. Jewish Estimate (3,100)
  5. American Baptist Churches in the USA (2,592)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 78,384
    • Sensory: 5,883
    • Physical: 21,399
    • Mental: 9,849
    • Self-care: 7,047
    • Go outside home: 15,468
    • Employment: 16,016

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 891

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 86,218
    • Utility gas: 52,813
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,284
    • Electricity: 11,093
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 16,386
    • Coal or Coke: 1,750
    • Wood: 469
    • Solar Energy: 8
    • Other fuel: 266
    • No fuel used: 149

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 170,802
    • No vehicle: 23,132
    • 1 or more vehicle: 147,670

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,224
    • No High School: 6,509
    • Some High School: 18,906
    • High School: 60,071
    • Some College: 22,583
    • Associate's Degree: 9,795
    • College Degree: 18,425
    • Master's Degree: 7,096
    • Professional Degree: 2,710
    • Doctoral Degree: 797

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 86,218
    • Owners with phone: 58,058
    • Owners without phone: 226
    • Renters with phone: 27,303
    • Renters without phone: 631

    10 closest counties:

    1. Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
    2. Wayne County, Pennsylvania
    3. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
    4. Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
    5. Monroe County, Pennsylvania
    6. Carbon County, Pennsylvania
    7. Pike County, Pennsylvania
    8. Broome County, New York
    9. Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    10. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    18403, 18407, 18410, 18411, 18414, 18416, 18420, 18433, 18434, 18440, 18444, 18447, 18448, 18452, 18471, 18501, 18502, 18503, 18504, 18505, 18507, 18508, 18509, 18510, 18512, 18514, 18515, 18517, 18518, 18519, 18522, 18540, 18577, 18653

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KBTV-TV ( TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • KQTV (54 TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • WTWO (54 TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • KFDX-TV (60 TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • KSNF (482 TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • WNEP-TV (482 TV) MOOSIC, PA
    • WBRE-TV (554 TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • KTAB-TV (578 TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • WYDC (674 TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • WQPX (770 TV) CLARKS SUMMIT, PA
    • WVMW-FM (91.7 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WQFM (92.1 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • KTSO (94.1 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • KHHL (98.9 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WUSR (99.5 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WQFN (100.1 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WZBA (100.7 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WWRR (104.9 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WEZX (106.9 FM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WEJL (630 AM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WQOR (750 AM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WBAX (1240 AM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WYCK (1340 AM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WICK (1400 AM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WTTR (1470 AM) SCRANTON, PA
    • WITK (1550 AM) DUNMORE, PA 18512, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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