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Forty Fort - Luzerne countyPopulation 4,579
Forty Fort, Pennsylvania
Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 14 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 96 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The town is considered part of the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Forty Fort has a population of 4,579.
The People and Families of Forty Fort
In Forty Fort, about 55% of adults are married.
There is an unusually large share of women in Forty Fort.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Forty Fort had a median family income of $50,667. Forty Fort is regarded in the state as a town where many of the people are well-off. The town has a large middle class. To its credit, the people in Forty Fort value education and a large proportion are college graduates. You could say that the town is a good place if you're looking to marry or date a rich person, with its relatively large population of well-paid single people.
In the 2004 election, George W. Bush was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Forty Fort ($2,005). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
Forty Fort Housing
About 70% of housing units in Forty Fort are owner-occupied. Much of the housing in the town has been around for years.
In Forty Fort, 97% of commuters drive to work. Commuting to work is generally easier in Forty Fort than in most places of its size. Forty Fort Population (2000)