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Population (year 2000): 10,955. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,382 (-5.2% change)
Males: 5,116 (46.7%), Females: 5,839 (53.3%)

Luzerne County

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Median resident age: 42.7 years
Median household income: $26,169 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,100 (year 2000)

Nanticoke, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Nanticoke:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)

Ancestries: Polish (49.7%), German (13.0%), Irish (10.8%), Italian (8.4%), Welsh (6.4%), Slovak (5.3%).

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Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Nanticoke,

For population 25 years and over in Nanticoke

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nanticoke city

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,790 (-14.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Scranton, (27.1 miles pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (101.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (3.3 miles Nuangola, Run, PA (3.3 miles Warrior PA (4.6 miles Plymouth, Notch, PA (4.7 miles Sugar Lyon, PA (5.4 miles Glen Top, PA Mountain (6.3 miles PA (6.4 miles Larksville, PA Ashley, (6.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 7 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $48,700
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,500

Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 76.00 W

Area code: 570


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.6%), Manufacturing (14.6%), Retail trade (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,546 (-14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 912 (20.2%)


 

Crime in Nanticoke by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 5 5 4
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 9.1 45.6 45.6 36.5
Robberies 0 7 10 9 3 10
    per 100,000 0.0 63.9 91.3 82.2 27.4 91.3
Assaults 4 1 5 5 18 18
    per 100,000 36.5 9.1 45.6 45.6 164.3 164.3
Burglaries 27 18 50 44 58 44
    per 100,000 246.5 164.3 456.4 401.6 529.4 401.6
Thefts 264 222 169 225 262 218
    per 100,000 2409.9 2026.5 1542.7 2053.9 2391.6 1990.0
Auto thefts 14 17 12 14 15 15
    per 100,000 127.8 155.2 109.5 127.8 136.9 136.9
131.2 126.0 142.6 172.5 203.0 193.5


Average climate in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nanticoke,

Nanticoke-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Nanticoke city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/6/1984, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Nanticoke:
  • MERCY SPECIAL CARE HOSPITAL (128 WEST WASHINGTON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Nanticoke:
  • JOHN HEINZ INST OF REHAB MEDICINE (about 9 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • FIRST HOSPITAL WYOMING VALLEY (about 10 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nanticoke:
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 22 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 58 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nanticoke:
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 12 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; ID: WBW)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 15 miles; HAZLETON, PA; ID: HZL)
  • SKYHAVEN (about 23 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; ID: 76N)


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
Other Government Administration 0 $0   6 $3,763
Police - Other 1 $1,450 $17,400 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 14 $42,066 $36,056 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $5,978 $23,912 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $19,926 $26,568 0 $0
Firefighters 10 $28,782 $34,538 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $775
Financial Administration 3 $5,756 $23,024 0 $0
Totals for Government 40 $103,958 $31,187 7 $4,538


College/University in Nanticoke:
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,582; Location: 1333 S PROSPECT ST; Public; Website: www.luzerne.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Nanticoke:
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 29 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 34 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 49 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 53 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,334)
Public high school in Nanticoke:
  • GREATER NANTICOKE AREA SHS (Students: 924; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Nanticoke:
  • GNA EL CTR (Students: 412; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • GREATER NANTICOKE AREA ED CTR (Students: 386; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • K M SMITH EL SCH (Students: 343; Grades: KG - 05)
  • J F KENNEDY EL SCH (Students: 66; Grades: KG - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Nanticoke:
  • POPE JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC SCH (Students: 352; Location: 518 SOUTH HANOVER STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE LEARNING STATION (Students: 80; Location: 133 ALDEN ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Nanticoke:
  • MILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $183,123; Location: 495 EAST MAIN ST; 48,444 books; 478 audio materials; 1,083 video materials; 130 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Glen Lyon Station (A).

Creek: Newport Creek (A).


Nanticoke 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.
  • 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 Nanticoke:
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU 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.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nanticoke:
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSFX (89.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WRGN (88.1 FM; SWEET VALLEY, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nanticoke:
  • 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.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W68CE (Channel 68; SHICKSHINNY, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)

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