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Old Forge - Lackawanna countyPopulation 8,798
Old Forge, Pennsylvania
Old Forge, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna county, is 4 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 92 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is included in the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 8,798 people lived in Old Forge.
The People and Families of Old Forge
In Old Forge, about 53% of adults are married.
In Old Forge, females are somewhat more common than males. If you spend a lot of time in the town, you'll notice that retired and elderly people are a common sight.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Old Forge had a median family income of $46,152.
Old Forge residents donated more money ($1,100) to George W. Bush than to the other candidates in the 2004 Presidential race. Across all races, the Republican party attracted the most donations from the town.
Old Forge Housing
An estimated 72% of living spaces in Old Forge are occupied by their owners, not by renters. The town housing isn't the newest - the average home age is greater here than you'll find elsewhere.
In Old Forge, 96% of commuters drive to work. Old Forge Population (2000)