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Population (year 2000): 9,804. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,348 (-4.7% change)
Males: 4,448 (45.4%), Females: 5,356 (54.6%)

Lackawanna County

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Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $27,574 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,300 (year 2000)

Carbondale, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Carbondale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (31.0%), Italian (27.9%), Polish (15.7%), German (13.5%), English (9.8%), Welsh (5.2%).

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Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Carbondale,

For population 25 years and over in Carbondale

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carbondale city

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

2.2% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -941 (-8.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (107.4 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (111.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (3.4 miles Mayfield, PA (4.4 miles Jermyn, PA (4.8 miles Vandling, City, PA (5.9 miles Forest PA (6.5 miles Archbald, PA (6.5 miles Waymart, PA (8.2 miles Jessup, PA (9.0 miles Blakely,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $36,000
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $156,700

Latitude: 41.57 N, Longitude: 75.50 W

Area code: 570


Carbondale, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.2%), Manufacturing (22.1%), Retail trade (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -256 (-2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,432 (36.4%)


 

Crime in Carbondale by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 2 12 4
    per 100,000 20.4 20.4 122.4 40.8
Robberies 3 5 11 4
    per 100,000 30.6 51.0 112.2 40.8
Assaults 39 27 25 41
    per 100,000 397.8 275.4 255.0 418.2
Burglaries 29 31 15 17
    per 100,000 295.8 316.2 153.0 173.4
Thefts 133 143 152 198
    per 100,000 1356.6 1458.6 1550.4 2019.6
Auto thefts 26 19 29 16
    per 100,000 265.2 193.8 295.8 163.2
193.1 174.5 230.0 218.2


Average climate in Carbondale, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carbondale,

Carbondale-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Carbondale city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 tornado 33.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Logan Gabriel - College basketball player (Syracuse Orange).


Hospital/medical center in Carbondale:
  • MARIAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (100 LINCOLN AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Carbondale:
  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; PECKVILLE, PA)
  • ALLIED SERVICES INST OF REHAB MEDICINE (about 15 miles; SCRANTON, PA)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; SCRANTON, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carbondale:
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 23 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY INTL (about 51 miles; MONTICELLO, NY; ID: MSV)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 54 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; ID: BGM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carbondale:
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 18 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; ID: 9N3)
  • SPRING HILL (about 18 miles; STERLING, PA; ID: 70N)
  • CHERRY RIDGE (about 19 miles; HONESDALE, PA; ID: N30)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8 $22,468 $33,702 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4 $8,495 $25,485 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,276 $31,656 1 $425
Sewerage 2 $5,531 $33,186 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $1,997 $23,964 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $5,298 $31,788 8 $671
Firefighters 7 $33,863 $58,050 1 $341
Police - Other 0 $0   21 $3,970
Police Protection - Officers 13 $51,940 $47,944 10 $7,919
Financial Administration 2 $3,936 $23,616 1 $757
Totals for Government 41 $138,805 $40,625 42 $14,083


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carbondale:
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 15 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 43 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,582)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 46 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 4,081)
Public high school in Carbondale:
  • CARBONDALE AREA JSHS (Students: 788; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Carbondale:
  • SACRED HEART JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 44 SO CHURCH ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Carbondale:
  • CARBONDALE EL SCH (Students: 681; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Carbondale:
  • SACRED HEART PRIMARY (Students: 208; Location: 27-33 FAIRVIEW STREET; Grades: PK - 3)
  • SACRED HEART INTERMEDIATE (Students: 108; Location: 7TH AVE CHURCH ST; Grades: 4 - 6)
Library in Carbondale:
  • CARBONDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $471,104; Location: 5 NORTH MAIN ST; 33,740 books; 2,032 audio materials; 1,007 video materials; 114 serial subscriptions)

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Racket Brook (A), Fall Brook (B), Coal Brook (C).


Carbondale compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Carbondale:
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carbondale:
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCY (105.3 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Carbondale:
  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

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