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Population in 2012: 2,807 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.8%
 

Males: 1,314  (46.8%)
Females: 1,493  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18612.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,478 (it was $48,696 in 2000)
Dallas:

$57,478
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,988

Dallas borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $171,732 (it was $117,100 in 2000)
Dallas:

$171,732
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $197,837; Detached houses: $197,270; Townhouses or other attached units: $193,437; In 2-unit structures: $331,607; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,367; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,494

Median gross rent in 2012: $752.

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  • White alone - 2,696 (96.1%)
  • Asian alone - 39 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)

Races in Dallas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dallas: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Polish (16.8%), Irish (14.2%), German (13.0%), English (8.6%), Italian (6.8%), Welsh (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/21/1879

Elevation: 1128 feet

Land area: 2.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,226 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dallas:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dallas borough:

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

69 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This borough:  2.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Dallas, Pennsylvania as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dallas to the number of sex offenders is 122 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,179 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,103 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (16.4 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (101.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (101.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Back Mountain, PA (1.0 miles ), Shavertown, PA (1.3 miles ), Trucksville, PA (1.6 miles ), Chase, PA (1.8 miles ), Harveys Lake borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Courtdale borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Luzerne borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Pringle borough, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.33 N, Longitude: 75.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,215 (+43.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 208 (14.8%)

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Dallas by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 101101000
per 100,000 39.80.039.840.10.040.50.00.00.0
Assaults 203021213
per 100,000 79.60.0119.50.080.640.580.735.5106.9
Burglaries 265257352
per 100,000 79.6238.8199.280.2201.5283.7121.1177.771.3
Thefts 323519213524202417
per 100,000 1273.91392.8757.0842.41410.7972.8807.4853.2605.6
Auto thefts 313220010
per 100,000 119.439.8119.580.280.60.00.035.50.0
Arson 010000001
per 100,000 0.039.80.00.00.00.00.00.035.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 87.970.883.954.187.274.053.352.947.4

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Crime rate in Dallas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Dallas, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -335 (-11.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Dallas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Dallas-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Dallas borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/6/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dallas-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from Dallas center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Dallas center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Luzerne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Adam Clay - Soccer player, Petie Behan - Baseball player.

Main business address for: COMMONWEALTH TELEPHONE ENTERPRISES INC /NEW/ (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)).


Hospitals/medical centers in Dallas:

  • CARPENTER NSG HOME (Nursing Home, P O BOX 357 RD #4 IDETOWN)
  • KINGSTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, RD 2 BOX 391)
  • LAKESIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 245 OLD LAKE ROAD)
  • MAPLE HILL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, RD 2)
  • MEADOWS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 4 EAST CENTER STREET)
  • MERCY CENTER NURSING UNIT INC (Nursing Home, P O BOX 370, LAKE STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Dallas, PA

College/University in Dallas:

  • Misericordia University (Full-time enrollment: 1,665; Location: 301 Lake St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.misericordia.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dallas:

  • King's College (about 8 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 8 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 11 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • University of Scranton (about 17 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 4,839)
  • Marywood University (about 19 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 34 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 48 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)

Public high schools in Dallas:

Private elementary/middle schools in Dallas:

  • GATE OF HEAVEN SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 40 MACHELL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IM BIG NOW LEARNING CENTER (Students: 46; Location: RR 5 BOX 132 N MEMORIAL HY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DALLAS LITTLE PEOPLE DAY CARE SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 96 HUNTSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Dallas:

  • BACK MOUNTAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $574,788; Location: 96 HUNTSVILLE RD; 63,742 books; 7,303 audio materials; 3,369 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 156 print serial subscriptions)

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Luzerne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00931. This is significantly better than average. There were 119 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00931
U.S.:

0.05378
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.256. This is better than average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. There were 64 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average. There were 64 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. There were 100 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. There were 58 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dallas and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY CLUB APTS (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2004 and MAY-12-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JAN-24-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2003 and JAN-26-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2006)
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY VILLAGE MHP (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2004 and MAY-12-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DYMOND'S FARM MARKET (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HUNTSVILLE CHRISTIAN CHURCH % (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
BROWN MANOR WATER SYS (Population served: 91, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1999 and JAN-06-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2003 and JAN-26-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2003 and SEP-24-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JAN-07-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and FEB-12-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JAN-03-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
COPPER KETTLE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1995 and APR-25-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2004 and MAY-12-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2003 and JAN-26-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2003 and SEP-10-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-11-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1999 and JAN-12-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2005)
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
BRYANTS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2004 and AUG-25-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from MAR-26-2004 to JUL-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2001 and NOV-07-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from FEB-26-2002 to FEB-26-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and FEB-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-1994), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
FOUR CORNERS MARKET & DELI (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.9%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  68.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dallas, PA

People in group quarters in Dallas in 2010:

  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in college/university student housing
25 people in nursing homes in 2000
15 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Dallas compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Dallas, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Dallas (2011 data):

  • The Luzerne Bank: Back Mountain Branch at 509 Main Road, branch established on 1998/01/05; Lake Office Branch at P. O. Box 59, branch established on 2008/11/15. Info updated 2011/08/10: Bank assets: $300.7 mil, Deposits: $263.5 mil, headquarters in Luzerne, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Luzerne National Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Dallas Branch at 325 Memorial Highway, branch established on 1969/12/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Dallas Branch at Route 309 And Upper Demunds Road, branch established on 1995/05/30. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Back Mountain at 30 Memorial Highway, branch established on 1995/10/30. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Dallas Branch at 15 Main Street, branch established on 1953/05/18. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dallas travel time to work - commute


Dallas mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dallas borough (based on Luzerne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents69.0%10.2%5.1%2.3%2.0%
Congregations29.8%19.3%7.2%6.9%5.2%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.8%1.2%1.2%0.8%6.4%
Congregations1.7%3.3%2.8%3.0%20.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 65
Luzerne County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Here:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Here:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Luzerne County:

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,262
Other Government Administration 1$4,207$50,4840$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,246$48,7385$2,214
Streets and Highways 2$6,066$36,3961$664
Parks and Recreation 0$0 6$3,653
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$664
Totals for Government 7$26,519$45,46117$8,457

Dallas government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $260,000 ($92.63)
    Regular Highways: $166,000 ($59.14)
    General - Other: $131,000 ($46.67)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($22.09)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($7.84)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($7.13)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($7.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($4.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($3.56)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($2.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $739,000 ($263.27)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $600,000 ($213.75)
    Benefit Payments: $40,000 ($14.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $39,000 ($13.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $363,000 ($129.32)

Dallas government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $17,000 ($6.06)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $21,000 ($7.48)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.71)
    Interest Revenue: $-20,000 ($-7.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($10.33)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($4.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000 ($18.88)
    All Other: $23,000 ($8.19)
    General Support: $4,000 ($1.43)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $324,000 ($115.43)
    Property: $181,000 ($64.48)
    NEC: $99,000 ($35.27)

Dallas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $308,000 ($109.73)

3.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.40% ($33,529 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($30,034)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($31,690)


3.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.35% ($39,731 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($30,057)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($31,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dallas:

  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dallas:

  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRGN (88.1 FM; SWEET VALLEY, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dallas:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Dallas, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Dallas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 38,632
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,464
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 49,155

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dallas)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dallas, PA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Dallas Headquarters (Lat: 41.342833 Lon: -75.992972), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNTS277
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2008, Expiration Date: 08/23/2018
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797, Phone: (717) 787-4023, Fax: (717) 787-2832, Email:
  • Dallas SD, Conyngham Ave (Lat: 41.341472 Lon: -75.948222), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQFN248
    Assigned Frequencies: 17760.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/2006, Expiration Date: 08/22/2016, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • DALLAS, 1.8 Miles North Of (Lat: 41.362278 Lon: -75.964639), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WCF972
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2007
    Registrant: Citizens Communications Company, 180 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14646, Phone: (585) 777-1538, Fax: (585) 777-1177, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dallas)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dallas)


Most common first names in Dallas, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John37274.8 years
Mary36882.4 years
William23076.4 years
Helen21681.9 years
Joseph21476.5 years
Anna19084.7 years
George16276.9 years
Margaret15283.7 years
Robert14672.6 years
Charles13273.9 years
Most common last names in Dallas, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8878.3 years
Jones8479.4 years
Davis7275.2 years
Williams6876.3 years
Hoover5880.4 years
Evans5080.5 years
Ide4879.0 years
Brown4873.9 years
Edwards4874.7 years
Thomas4679.7 years
Businesses in Dallas, PA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Kroger1Wendy's1
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