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Taylor - Lackawanna county

Population 6,475

Taylor, Pennsylvania

Taylor, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna county, is 2 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 92 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is considered part of the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Taylor has a population of 6,475.

The People and Families of Taylor

In Taylor, about 49% of adults are married.

There is an unusually large share of women in Taylor. The town benefits from the stability of its large group of senior citizens.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Taylor had a median family income of $43,611.

Political Inclinations

In the 2004 election, George W. Bush was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Taylor ($2,000). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.

Taylor Housing

About 69% of housing units in Taylor are owner-occupied. Housing in the town tends to be newer construction.

Commuting

In Taylor, 97% of commuters drive to work. You'll want a car to get around in Taylor. Or at least you'll find that a great majority of people here drive everywhere.
Taylor Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population6,475100%
Male3,00746.4%
Female3,46853.6%
Under 181,38821.4%
18+5,08778.6%
65+1,30620.2%
Median Age41.9 
Average Family Size2.97 
White6,36798.3%
African-American220.3%
Asian400.6%
American Indian & Alaskan50.1%
Other260.4%
Mixed Race150.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above)410.6%
Median Family Income (1999)$43,611 
Population In Poverty92714.7%
Taylor Ancestry

AncestryPercent
Polish22%
Italian21.9%
Irish15.6%
German9.4%
Welsh6.1%
English4.4%
Russian3.8%
Ukrainian3.3%
Slovak3.2%
Lithuanian1.6%
US/American1.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)1.2%
Norwegian0.9%
Lebanese0.8%
Carpatho Rusyn0.6%
Scotch-Irish0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Czechoslovakian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Slavic0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Pennsylvania German0.2%

  


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