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Tunkhannock - Wyoming county

Population 1,911

Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, in Wyoming county, is 17 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 107 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is conveniently located inside the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. There are an estimated 1,911 people in Tunkhannock.

The People and Families of Tunkhannock

In Tunkhannock, about 48% of adults are married. In Tunkhannock, 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, Tunkhannock had a median family income of $54,063. Tunkhannock has more than its share of wealthy families and people. It's worth mentioning that smart, educated people feel at home in the town.

Political Inclinations

In the 2004 race for President, George W. Bush was the top recipient of campaign contributions ($10,140) in Tunkhannock. Party contributions tended to flow to the Republican team.

Tunkhannock Housing

Approximately 56% of housing in Tunkhannock is owner-occupied. Dwellings tend to be older, with average home age more advanced in the town than you'll find in other towns. Living the single life? Just starting out? Well, you can likely find a small apartment rental in Tunkhannock.

Commuting

In Tunkhannock, 92% of commuters drive to work. The commute to work is less of a chore in the town than other towns.
Tunkhannock Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population1,911100%
Male88946.5%
Female1,02253.5%
Under 1840921.4%
18+1,50278.6%
65+39020.4%
Median Age41 
Average Family Size2.94 
White1,89699.2%
African-American30.2%
Asian40.2%
American Indian & Alaskan30.2%
Other10.1%
Mixed Race40.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above)110.6%
Median Family Income (1999)$54,063 
Population In Poverty1618.7%
Tunkhannock Ancestry

AncestryPercent
German18%
English12.5%
Irish11.2%
Italian9.9%
Polish9.4%
Welsh6.9%
US/American6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)4.9%
Slovak2.4%
Scotch-Irish2.4%
Hungarian2.3%
Lithuanian2%
French (except Basque)1.9%
Pennsylvania German1.6%
Scottish1.4%
Russian1.4%
Ukrainian1.1%
French Canadian0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Austrian0.6%
Czechoslovakian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Australian0.2%

  


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