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Clarks Summit - Lackawanna countyPopulation 5,126
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna county, is 6 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 95 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is conveniently located inside the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. There are an estimated 5,126 people in Clarks Summit.
The People and Families of Clarks Summit
In Clarks Summit, about 61% of adults are married.
Clarks Summit has its share of retirees. People over 65 are not uncommon.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Clarks Summit had a median family income of $65,262. Clarks Summit has more than its share of wealthy families and people. The town has a large middle class. You won't find a lot of people in Clarks Summit living below the poverty line. It's worth mentioning that smart, educated people feel at home in the town.
In the 2004 race for President, George W. Bush was the top recipient of campaign contributions ($16,500) in Clarks Summit. Party contributions tended to flow to the Republican team.
Crime and Safety
The low crime rate is a boost to quality of living and housing values in Clarks Summit.
Clarks Summit Housing
Approximately 73% of housing in Clarks Summit is owner-occupied. The town contains many homes that have been built in recent years. Property taxes are a bit high in Clarks Summit, which may indicate the community's investment in its schools and infrastructure.
In Clarks Summit, 93% of commuters drive to work. There just aren't a lot of public transporation users in the town. Clarks Summit Population (2000)