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Population (year 2000): 6,205. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,967 (-3.8% change)
Males: 2,911 (46.9%), Females: 3,294 (53.1%)

Lackawanna County

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Median resident age: 41.4 years
Median household income: $31,422 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,000 (year 2000)

Dickson City, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Dickson City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: Polish (41.9%), Irish (19.0%), Italian (17.5%), German (9.8%), Russian (8.0%), English (5.5%).

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Elevation: 783 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

Dickson

For population 25 years and over in Dickson City

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dickson City borough

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-0.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Scranton, (4.8 miles www.TotalMove.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (106.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.6 miles Throop, PA (2.1 miles Olyphant, PA (2.4 miles Blakely, PA (3.4 miles Dunmore, PA (4.4 miles Jessup, PA Scranton, (4.8 miles Green, PA (5.3 miles Clarks PA (5.4 miles Archbald,

Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 75.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Manufacturing (18.2%), Retail trade (16.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,599 (+41.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 539 (18.8%)


 

Crime in Dickson City by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 2 4 3 7
    per 100,000 32.2 64.5 48.3 112.8
Assaults 10 2 8 9
    per 100,000 161.2 32.2 128.9 145.0
Burglaries 18 14 26 20
    per 100,000 290.1 225.6 419.0 322.3
Thefts 365 339 286 355
    per 100,000 5882.4 5463.3 4609.2 5721.2
Auto thefts 20 7 21 16
    per 100,000 322.3 112.8 338.4 257.9
323.3 269.1 281.1 334.9


Average climate in Dickson City, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dickson

Dickson City-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Dickson City city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 tornado 37.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Dickson City:
  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PECKVILLE, PA)
  • ALLIED SERVICES INST OF REHAB MEDICINE (about 4 miles; SCRANTON, PA)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; SCRANTON, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dickson City:
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 12 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 56 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; ID: BGM)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 58 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dickson City:
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 12 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; ID: 9N3)
  • SPRING HILL (about 19 miles; STERLING, PA; ID: 70N)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 20 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; ID: WBW)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dickson City:
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 5 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,582)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 43 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 48 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 4,081)
Private primary/middle school in Dickson City:
  • ST MARYS VISITATION SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: P O BOX 9038; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable locations in Dickson City: Dickson Station (A), Jermyn Number Four Breaker (B).

Shopping Center: Viewmont Mall (1).

Church in Dickson City: Saint Marys Church (A).

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Saint Anthonys Cemetery (3).

Creeks: Price Creek (A), Hull Creek (B), Pancoast Creek (C).


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Dickson City:
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dickson City:
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVMW-FM (91.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MARYWOOD COLLEGE)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dickson City:
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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