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Dickson City - Lackawanna county

Population 6,205

Dickson City, Pennsylvania

Dickson City, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna county, is 5 miles NE of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 90 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Dickson City has a population of 6,205.

The People and Families of Dickson City

In Dickson City, about 53% of adults are married.

People 65 and older make up an important part of the community in Dickson City.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Dickson City had a median family income of $41,394.

Political Inclinations

In the 2004 Presidential fund-raising sweepstakes, George W. Bush came out ahead among Dickson City residents, with $4,025. Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.

Dickson City Housing

In Dickson City, 67% of the houses and apartments are occupied by the owners, not rented out. You're likely to find a number of older homes if you drive around the town -- the mean age of housing units is fairly high here.

Commuting

In Dickson City, 94% of commuters drive to work.
Dickson City Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population6,205100%
Male2,91146.9%
Female3,29453.1%
Under 181,23219.9%
18+4,97380.1%
65+1,34121.6%
Median Age41.4 
Average Family Size2.91 
White6,13298.8%
African-American150.2%
Asian160.3%
American Indian & Alaskan40.1%
Other130.2%
Mixed Race250.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above)520.8%
Median Family Income (1999)$41,394 
Population In Poverty4266.9%
Dickson City Ancestry

AncestryPercent
Polish37.4%
Italian15.5%
Irish10.8%
Russian6.5%
German6.3%
English4.2%
US/American3.7%
Ukrainian3%
Slovak2.9%
Welsh2.1%
French (except Basque)1.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)1.2%
Lithuanian1%
Scottish0.8%
Czechoslovakian0.5%
Austrian0.4%
French Canadian0.4%
Scotch-Irish0.3%
British0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Dutch0.2%
Slavic0.2%
Carpatho Rusyn0.2%

  


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