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Conyngham - Luzerne county

Population 1,958

Conyngham, Pennsylvania

Conyngham, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 35 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 85 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Conyngham contains a population of approximately 1,958.

The People and Families of Conyngham

In Conyngham, about 66% of adults are married. Married couples seem to be the rule in Conyngham, at least compared to other towns of its size.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Conyngham had a median family income of $59,083. The typical family in Conyngham is better off than most in Pennsylvania. The town has a large middle class. There just aren't a lot of poor people in Conyngham. Interestingly, lots of people in the town have Bachelor's degrees (or better). In Conyngham, there is a large number of singles who make a good living.

Political Inclinations

Political donors in Conyngham favored John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential race, contributing $1,000. Among political parties, the Democratic party was tops in raising money in the town.

Conyngham Housing

Conyngham has, of course, a mix of various types of housing. Recently 80% 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.

Commuting

In Conyngham, 96% of commuters drive to work.
Conyngham Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population1,958100%
Male92647.3%
Female1,03252.7%
Under 1847024%
18+1,48876%
65+36518.6%
Median Age42.8 
Average Family Size2.95 
White1,90797.4%
African-American10.1%
Asian442.2%
American Indian & Alaskan00%
Other00%
Mixed Race60.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above)140.7%
Median Family Income (1999)$59,083 
Population In Poverty743.8%
Conyngham Ancestry

AncestryPercent
Italian22.2%
German19.1%
Irish14.5%
Polish10.6%
US/American6%
English4.5%
Slovak4.3%
Dutch2.3%
Scottish2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)2%
Welsh1.7%
Swedish1.3%
Lithuanian1.2%
Ukrainian1.2%
Czechoslovakian1%
French Canadian1%
Russian0.6%
British0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Czech0.5%
French (except Basque)0.3%
Pennsylvania German0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Eastern European0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Slavic0.2%
Canadian0.2%
European0.2%
Portuguese0.2%

  


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