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Carbondale - Lackawanna countyPopulation 9,804
Carbondale, Pennsylvania is 14 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 90 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. It is in Lackawanna county. The city is part of the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metro area. The population of Carbondale is 9,804.
The People and Families of Carbondale
In Carbondale, about 46% of adults are married. Adults in Carbondale are more likely than in most places to live alone. There are a lot of singles in the city.
Carbondale has disproportionaly more women residents than most cities. Seniors are common in the city.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Carbondale had a median family income of $35,351.
Among Carbondale political contributors, George W. Bush was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $1,000. The Republican party attracted the largest share of donations from the city.
Of the housing in Carbondale, approximately 61% is occupied by their owners. The average age of homes in the city is noticeably higher than in other similarly-sized communities. Rents in Carbondale are lower than most places in Pennsylvania.
In Carbondale, 93% of commuters drive to work. Carbondale Population (2000)