Dalton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 1,188 (60% urban, 40% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 595  (50.2%)
Females: 593  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

48.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18414.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,956 (it was $47,625 in 2000)
Dalton:

$77,956
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,890 (it was $25,760 in 2000)

Dalton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $211,703 (it was $122,100 in 2000)
Dalton:

$211,703
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $180,577; detached houses: $187,764; townhouses or other attached units: $177,253; in 2-unit structures: $92,677; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $170,783; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $77,438; mobile homes: $62,395; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $56,859

Median gross rent in 2019: $799.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dalton: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.2%
(1.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Dalton, PA (2019)
    • 1,19593.0%White alone
    • 564.4%Hispanic
    • 241.9%Black alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Dalton, Pennsylvania as of September 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dalton is 320 to 1.


Crime rates in Dalton by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(328.4)
7
(575.2)
2
(162.5)
4
(323.1)
1
(81.0)
1
(81.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(405.2)
1
(83.1)
3
(249.2)
2
(168.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(246.3)
5
(410.8)
4
(324.9)
4
(323.1)
7
(566.8)
6
(486.6)
0
(0.0)
10
(810.4)
7
(581.4)
4
(332.2)
3
(252.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(1,149)
10
(821.7)
17
(1,381)
9
(727.0)
14
(1,134)
14
(1,135)
9
(728.7)
21
(1,702)
24
(1,993)
29
(2,409)
10
(840.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(246.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.0)
1
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index128.9262.1110.5122.8101.295.729.1212.3143.7169.484.9

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City-data.com crime index in Dalton, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (14.5%), American (13.8%), Irish (13.0%), Italian (11.9%), Polish (8.5%), Welsh (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/04/1895

Elevation: 992 feet

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 383 people per square mile   (very low).

Dalton, Pennsylvania map

19 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,378 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,419 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (9.3 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (97.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (105.9 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Glenburn, PA (1.3 miles ),
Waverly, PA (1.3 miles ),
Factoryville borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Clarks Green borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Clarks Summit borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Chinchilla, PA (2.3 miles ),
Lake Winola, PA (2.5 miles ),
Nicholson borough, PA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.54 N, Longitude: 75.74 W

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Dalton, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dalton, PA in 2019

Property values in Dalton, PA

Dalton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Dalton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.5%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Dalton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (2.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)

Average climate in Dalton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dalton, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dalton-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the Dalton borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 36.8 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dalton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 276.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Dalton center
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 84.9 miles away from Dalton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 230.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 228.2 miles away from Dalton center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.4 miles away from Dalton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lackawanna County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dalton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dalton:

  • CLINICAL HM HLTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA)
  • CAREGIVERS AMERICA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA)
  • CLARKS SUMMIT STATE HOSP (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA)
  • ABINGTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA)
  • ASERACARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA)
  • SOUTHERNCARE SCRANTON (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DICKSON CITY, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dalton:

  • Marywood University (about 9 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Scranton (about 10 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Misericordia University (about 18 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • King's College (about 22 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 22 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 28 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 41 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)

Public elementary/middle school in Dalton:

See full list of schools located in Dalton

Library in Dalton:

  • DALTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $134,153; Location: 113 EAST MAIN ST; 20,724 books; 1,315 audio materials; 2,369 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Nearest public schools: Waverly Elementary, Abington Heights Middle School, and Abington Heights High School.
  • Re: Dalton, PA. It is part of the Lackawanna Trail School District, not Mill City. Elementary public school students attend Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center in Factoryville, PA (K-6). Students 7-12 grade attend Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School. added by Tom

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dalton: Abington Hills Horse Farm (A), Dalton Volunteer Fire Company Station 5 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Scranton Cemetery (1), Shoemaker Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lilly Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Timmy Mayer - Racing driver.

Lackawanna County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LACKAWANNA STATE PARK (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-16-2011 and AUG-16-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2012), St Other (OCT-01-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SCOTT EXXON SUBWAY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2011), St Boil Water Order (DEC-20-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-20-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2010), St Site Visit (enforcement) (DEC-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
INN OF THE ABINGTONS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HIGHLAND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUN-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-23-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2010)
MANNING FARM DAIRY & STORE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-27-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-27-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between APR-18-2011 and MAY-18-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-26-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-26-2011)
ST PIUS X SEMINARY (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HOW KOLA REC CENTER (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-23-2013 and JUL-23-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
THE BLUE PELICAN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dalton that have no violations reported:

  • MOTEL 81 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

71.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

3.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
14 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
4 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Dalton (2011 data):

  • NBT Bank, National Association: Dalton Branch at 105 West Main Street, branch established on 1965/05/03. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dalton:

Marital status in Dalton, PA
  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 73.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Dalton:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dalton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dalton, PA (based on Lackawanna County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic96,14058
Mainline Protestant18,72872
Evangelical Protestant11,04758
Other4,71013
Orthodox2,52615
Black Protestant5692
None80,717-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Lackawanna County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Lackawanna County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Lackawanna County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Here:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
This county:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dalton:

50.3%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dalton:

48.5%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Dalton:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

27.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.0%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dalton:

37.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Dalton:

54.9%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dalton, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$17,325$51,9755$1,847
Totals for Government 4$17,325$51,9755$1,847

Dalton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $443,000 ($372.90)
    Police Protection: $222,000 ($186.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($128.79)
    Central Staff Services: $152,000 ($127.95)
    General - Other: $104,000 ($87.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($26.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($11.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($2.53)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($8.42)

Dalton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $139,000 ($117.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000 ($114.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $19,000 ($15.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($14.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $94,000 ($79.12)
  • Tax - Property: $307,000 ($258.42)
    Individual Income: $176,000 ($148.15)
    Public Utility License: $22,000 ($18.52)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $12,000 ($10.10)

Dalton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $612,000 ($515.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $483,000 ($406.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000 ($324.92)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $257,000 ($216.33)

Dalton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $226,000 ($190.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,000 ($130.47)

3.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.53%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.60% ($42,725 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.35% ($40,097)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.18% ($35,608)


4.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.64% ($34,949 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.26% ($41,179)
to Wyoming County, PA  0.17% ($35,993)

Businesses in Dalton, PA

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dalton:

  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dalton:

  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dalton:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)

Dalton fatal accident list:

Mar 10, 2018 03:00 PM, Us-6 G A R Hw, Lat: 41.533047, Lon: -75.737803, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 26, 2017 05:00 PM, Sr-632 Main St, Lily Lake St, Lat: 41.533706, Lon: -75.734197, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 2012 02:55 PM, Us-6 G.A.R. Highway, Lat: 41.547692, Lon: -75.744208, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 12, 2006 04:47 AM, Us-0006, Lat: 41.548720, Lon: -75.748340, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 1989 02:55 AM, 632, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 3, 1988 02:11 PM, 6, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Dec 9, 1982 04:99 PM, 00009, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.6mTotal length
  • $1,054,000Total costs
  • 39,796Total average daily traffic
  • 3,312Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,412Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dalton, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dalton, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dalton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • W Main St 1/2 Mi Nw Int Us Rt 6 (Lat: 41.538139 Lon: -75.748806), Call Sign: KNBB586, Licensee ID: L00092805,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2013, Expiration Date: 11/03/2023, Registrant: Dalton Fire Co, 109 S Turnpike Rd, Dalton, PA 18414, Phone: (570) 563-1313

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LACKAWANNA, 999 Turkey Hill Road (Lat: 41.557889 Lon: -75.683417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQW331,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 03/13/2023, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dalton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECH E18S (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3710B, N3710B, N-3710B, Serial Number: BA-44, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Endless Mountain Skydivers Inc, 1055 Buttermilk Rd, Dalton, PA 18414
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 377HG, N377HG, N-377HG, Serial Number: 1252-98, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2013
    Registrant (Individual): James J Hunt, 475 Jordan Hollow Rd, Dalton, PA 18414
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4697G, N4697G, N-4697G, Serial Number: 17273323, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Roy D Veety, 2236 Falls Rd, Dalton, PA 18414
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 669DL, N669DL, N-669DL, Serial Number: 3257148, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Ihab A Dana, 1010 Windemere Cir, Dalton, PA 18414
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7102E, N7102E, N-7102E, Serial Number: 52102, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Endless Mountain Skydiving Club Inc, 1055 Buttermilk Rd, Dalton, PA 18414
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 97746, N97746, N-97746, Serial Number: 108-746, Certificate Issue Date: 02/06/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Friel, Po Box 356, Dalton, PA 18414

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$121,0402$179,93020$171,5483$115,0671$143,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$87,3301$218,9000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$96,9801$70,7906$207,2471$74,3000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$82,9500$04$176,2980$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dalton, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dalton, PA - Value
Most common first names in Dalton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5575.3 years
John4472.3 years
Mary3381.0 years
Joseph3272.7 years
Robert3174.6 years
Anna2883.9 years
Helen2680.1 years
James2569.0 years
Charles2077.2 years
George1876.5 years
Most common last names in Dalton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2277.9 years
Williams1775.6 years
Thomas1274.5 years
Dickinson1175.9 years
Ross1166.8 years
Carpenter1084.5 years
White979.3 years
Northup980.6 years
Jones974.7 years
Miller977.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dalton, PA
  • 71.1%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dalton, PA
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Dalton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 14 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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