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Great Bend - Susquehanna county

Population 700

Great Bend, Pennsylvania

Great Bend, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna county, is 39 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 118 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. There are an estimated 700 people in the town.

The People and Families of Great Bend

In Great Bend, about 54% of adults are married. In Great Bend, lots of people live on their own. Though there are lots of families, the town isn't one of those places where everyone is married. Single people can feel at home there.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Great Bend had a median family income of $39,464.

Great Bend Housing

Approximately 56% of housing in Great Bend is owner-occupied. The town contains many homes that have been built in recent years. Living the single life? Just starting out? Well, you can likely find a small apartment rental in Great Bend. The town is known in Pennsylvania for having lower rents than most places.

Commuting

In Great Bend, 91% of commuters drive to work.
Great Bend Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population700100%
Male33147.3%
Female36952.7%
Under 1815121.6%
18+54978.4%
65+14220.3%
Median Age41.1 
Average Family Size2.8 
White69198.7%
African-American10.1%
Asian71%
American Indian & Alaskan10.1%
Other00%
Mixed Race00%
Hispanic (included in categories above)00%
Median Family Income (1999)$39,464 
Population In Poverty9413.7%
Great Bend Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German17%
Irish16.6%
English14.8%
US/American14.1%
Italian9.5%
Polish8.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)4.2%
Scotch-Irish3.8%
French (except Basque)2.2%
Welsh1.8%
Ukrainian0.9%
European0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Scottish0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Czechoslovakian0.4%
Pennsylvania German0.4%
Swedish0.4%
French Canadian0.4%
British0.4%
Austrian0.4%

  


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