Duryea, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 4,914 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 
Males: 2,414  (49.1%)
Females: 2,500  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18642.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,911 (it was $32,207 in 2000)
Duryea:

$42,911
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,292 (it was $17,598 in 2000)

Duryea borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $127,581 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Duryea:

$127,581
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $148,343; Detached houses: $159,871; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,516; In 2-unit structures: $93,919; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,912; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $329,671; Mobile homes: $31,081; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $14,444

Median gross rent in 2013: $643.

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  • Races in Duryea, PA (2010)

    Duryea races chart
    • 4,74696.5%White alone
    • 921.9%Hispanic
    • 320.7%Asian alone
    • 250.5%Two or more races
    • 160.3%Black alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Duryea: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (24.7%), Irish (16.6%), Italian (11.6%), German (9.3%), Slovak (5.2%), United States (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/28/1891

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 5.51 square miles.

Population density: 892 people per square mile   (low).

Duryea,PA real estate house value index trend

Duryea, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Duryea:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Duryea borough:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

149 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This borough:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,153 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,694 (1.4%)

Duryea satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (6.4 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (92.4 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (98.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Avoca borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Hughestown borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Old Forge borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Dupont borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Pittston, PA (1.5 miles ), West Pittston borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Moosic borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Yatesville borough, PA (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 75.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Duryea household income distribution Duryea home values distribution

Property values in Duryea, PA


Crime rates in Duryea by Year
Type 2002 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00020011
per 100,000 0.00.00.046.20.00.020.320.4
Robberies 00020101
per 100,000 0.00.00.046.20.020.30.020.4
Assaults 172642836
per 100,000 365.346.0139.492.340.5162.660.8122.2
Burglaries 1322222432344326
per 100,000 279.3506.4511.0554.0648.7691.1871.2529.5
Thefts 1648626073939275
per 100,000 343.81,105.01,440.21,385.01,479.81,890.21,863.91,527.5
Auto thefts 432996104
per 100,000 85.969.146.5207.8182.4122.0202.681.5
Arson 00103002
per 100,000 0.00.023.20.060.80.00.040.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 271.3) 117.798.1129.9187.1132.3179.1187.2157.5

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Crime rate in Duryea detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.41
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -102 (-2.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Duryea, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Duryea-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Duryea borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/4/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Duryea-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.1 miles away from the city 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 71.9 miles away from Duryea 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from the city 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 240.7 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 71.8 miles away from Duryea center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.6 miles away from the city 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 Luzerne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Duryea topographic map

Birthplace of: Gene Guarilia - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Duryea:

  • COMPREHENSIVE MED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; AVOCA, PA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES IN (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HUGHESTOWN, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH'S CNTR COMM HUGHESTO (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HUGHESTOWN, PA)
  • COMM VNA DBA COMMUNITY HM HLTH CARE SV (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; AVOCA, PA)
  • SUPERIOR HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; DUPONT, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE PITTSTON (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PITTSTON, PA)
  • NCHS INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; OLD FORGE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duryea:

  • University of Scranton (about 7 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 9 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • King's College (about 10 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 10 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 12 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 17 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 39 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Private elementary/middle school in Duryea:

  • HOLY ROSARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289, Location: 125 STEPHENSON ST, Grades: PK-8)

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Notable locations in Duryea: Coxton (A), Pittston Yards (B), Excelsior Hose Company 2 (C), Germania Hose Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Campbells Ledge Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lackawanna River (A), Red Spring Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0839
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.537
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.1%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Duryea, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Duryea (2011 data):

  • Penn Security Bank and Trust Company: Duryea Branch at 304 Main Street, branch established on 1996/12/20. Info updated 2009/05/19: Bank assets: $921.0 mil, Deposits: $720.5 mil, headquarters in Scranton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Penseco Financial Services Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Duryea travel time to work - commute Duryea mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
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: 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.
State:

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
Luzerne County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Duryea:

47.6%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Duryea:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Duryea:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Duryea:

56.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Duryea, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$5,919$71,02818$9,139
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,287
Police Protection - Officers 3$17,552$70,20810$33,574
Streets and Highways 5$17,408$41,7793$18,424
Totals for Government 9$40,879$54,50532$62,424

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $277,000 ($56.37)
    General - Other: $229,000 ($46.60)
    Regular Highways: $194,000 ($39.48)
    Police Protection: $180,000 ($36.63)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($11.40)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($10.38)
    Fire Protection: $40,000 ($8.14)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($5.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($3.66)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($2.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($2.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($0.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $19,000 ($3.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $350,000 ($71.23)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($30.53)
    All Other: $28,000 ($5.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($1.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $31,000 ($6.31)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $100,000 ($20.35)
    All Other: $9,000 ($1.83)
    Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($1.63)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $293,000 ($59.63)
    Property: $212,000 ($43.14)
    NEC: $63,000 ($12.82)

Duryea government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $111,000 ($22.59)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $150,000 ($30.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $74,000 ($15.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $187,000 ($38.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $153,000 ($31.14)

3.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.48%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.41% ($33,801 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($35,230)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.17% ($28,378)


3.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.36% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.16% ($28,552)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($28,678)

Strongest AM radio stations in Duryea:

  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duryea:

  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W263AL (100.5 FM; AVOCA, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WDMT (102.3 FM; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Duryea:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Duryea fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Duryea fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 9,478Total average daily traffic
  • 441Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,175Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 315 Main St Borough Bldg (Lat: 41.351194 Lon: -75.762972), Call Sign: WNGV579
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHzGrant Date: 06/24/2011, Expiration Date: 08/25/2021Registrant: Moffitt Radio Communications, 406 Se 31st Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904, Phone: (239) 233-7679, Email:
  • Borough Bldg 315 Main St (Lat: 41.351194 Lon: -75.762972), Call Sign: WNIY662
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.835 MHzGrant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 05/28/2022Registrant: Moffitt Radio Communications, 406 Se 31st Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904, Phone: (239) 233-7679, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Duryea)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$105,35327$141,11196$138,19815$44,6005$87,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$148,00010$122,3000$01$28,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$97,00011$177,09144$132,7954$56,2503$87,0001$129,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$170,00022$139,0452$58,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$162,6671$112,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$221,1436$194,1671$132,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$295,7501$262,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$316,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$287,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Duryea

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Duryea, PA
Most common first names in Duryea, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13074.1 years
Joseph11570.8 years
Mary10978.6 years
Anna7381.1 years
Helen5479.1 years
Edward5372.6 years
Frank4973.8 years
Michael4172.0 years
Margaret3880.2 years
William3773.3 years
Most common last names in Duryea, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ryzner1472.1 years
Williams1066.3 years
Resavy878.7 years
Morris873.9 years
Scoda880.8 years
Chromey877.0 years
Pakutka874.6 years
Kaminski769.5 years
Kramer781.1 years
Urban779.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Duryea compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

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  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bangladesh (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 (18642) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
  • #80 (18642) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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