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Stroudsburg - Monroe county

Population 5,756

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania is 26 miles N of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and 56 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. It is in Monroe county. The population of the town is 5,756.

The People and Families of Stroudsburg

In Stroudsburg, about 37% of adults are married. Adults in Stroudsburg are more likely than in most places to live alone. There are a lot of singles in the town.

Stroudsburg has disproportionaly more women residents than most towns.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Stroudsburg had a median family income of $47,500. The people of Stroudsburg can point with pride to the large number of college graduates in the the town.

Political Inclinations

Among Stroudsburg political contributors, George W. Bush was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $9,325. The Republican party attracted the largest share of donations from the town.

Stroudsburg Housing

Of the housing in Stroudsburg, approximately 41% is occupied by their owners. The average age of homes in the town is noticeably higher than in other similarly-sized communities. Stroudsburg offers a good supply of small apartments. Real estate taxes per home are higher in the town than most places in Pennsylvania.

Commuting

In Stroudsburg, 84% of commuters drive to work. Stroudsburg offers good access to public transportation.
Stroudsburg Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population5,756100%
Male2,67546.5%
Female3,08153.5%
Under 181,21821.2%
18+4,53878.8%
65+96616.8%
Median Age35.1 
Average Family Size2.98 
White4,98586.6%
African-American3716.4%
Asian1091.9%
American Indian & Alaskan120.2%
Other1302.3%
Mixed Race1492.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above)4006.9%
Median Family Income (1999)$47,500 
Population In Poverty1,09419.3%
Stroudsburg Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German19.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
Irish15.9%
Italian13.6%
English5.5%
US/American3.7%
Polish3.5%
Scotch-Irish2.5%
Scottish2.3%
Hungarian2.2%
Pennsylvania German1.9%
Welsh1.7%
French (except Basque)1.4%
Ukrainian1.1%
Swedish0.9%
French Canadian0.9%
Greek0.8%
African0.7%
Bulgarian0.6%
Egyptian0.6%
Austrian0.4%
Danish0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Russian0.3%
British0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Eastern European0.3%
West Indian0.3%
European0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Czechoslovakian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Czech0.2%

  


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