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Clarks Green - Lackawanna countyPopulation 1,630
Clarks Green, Pennsylvania
Clarks Green, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna county, is 6 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 95 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Clarks Green contains a population of approximately 1,630.
The People and Families of Clarks Green
In Clarks Green, about 71% of adults are married. Married couples seem to be the rule in Clarks Green, at least compared to other towns of its size.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Clarks Green had a median family income of $74,250. The typical family in Clarks Green is better off than most in Pennsylvania. The town has a large middle class. There just aren't a lot of poor people in Clarks Green. Interestingly, lots of people in the town have Bachelor's degrees (or better). In Clarks Green, there is a large number of singles who make a good living.
Political donors in Clarks Green favored George W. Bush in the 2004 Presidential race, contributing $2,300. Among political parties, the Republican party was tops in raising money in the town.
Clarks Green Housing
Clarks Green has, of course, a mix of various types of housing. Recently 89% of the livable housing units were owner-occupied. Homes in the town are newer than those found in most places. Taxes on residences are higher here than most places in Pennsylvania, which may reflect a commitment to education in the town.
In Clarks Green, 95% of commuters drive to work. Clarks Green Population (2000)