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Hawley - Wayne countyPopulation 1,303
Hawley, Pennsylvania, in Wayne county, is 25 miles E of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 73 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is considered part of the Newburgh metropolitan area. Hawley has a population of 1,303.
The People and Families of Hawley
In Hawley, about 46% of adults are married. A relatively large number of people in Hawley live by themselves. The town is known for its large population of single adults.
There is an unusually large share of women in Hawley.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Hawley had a median family income of $33,462.
In the 2004 election, George W. Bush was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Hawley ($4,000). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
Crime and Safety
The streets of Hawley are considered safe by both national and state standards.
About 51% of housing units in Hawley are owner-occupied. The town sports a large amount of seasonal housing, typically for vacation or part-time use. Much of the housing in Hawley has been around for years. Many residents rent one-bedroom or studio apartments. Homeowners in Hawley benefit from lower real estate taxes than most other towns in Pennsylvania.
In Hawley, 80% of commuters drive to work. Commuting to work is generally easier in the town than in most places of its size. Hawley Population (2000)