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West Pittston - Luzerne countyPopulation 5,072
West Pittston, Pennsylvania
West Pittston, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 8 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 94 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is part of the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 5,072 people people live in West Pittston.
The People and Families of West Pittston
In West Pittston, about 51% of adults are married. Single people feel welcome in West Pittston, and many people make their homes without family or roommates living with them.
Kinder? Gentler? Well at least we can say that women form a particularly large portion of the population in the town. Its large mature (over 65) population grounds West Pittston nicely.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, West Pittston had a median family income of $41,729.
In 2004, John Kerry garnered more political contributions ($1,500) in West Pittston than did the other Presidential candidates. The Republican party was the top fund-raiser among political parties in the town.
West Pittston Housing
Of the houses, apartments, etc. in West Pittston, about 64% are lived in by their owners, not renters. The average year in which most residences in the town were built is earlier than in most places.
In West Pittston, 94% of commuters drive to work. West Pittston Population (2000)