Forest City, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,824 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 826  (45.3%)
Females: 998  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18421.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,887 (it was $26,766 in 2000)
Forest City:

$37,887
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,356 (it was $15,774 in 2000)

Forest City borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,736 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Forest City:

$86,736
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $618.

  • Races in Forest City, PA (2013)

    Forest City races chart
    • 1,68193.1%White alone
    • 713.9%Hispanic
    • 201.1%Asian alone
    • 160.9%Two or more races
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Forest City: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.3%), Polish (17.7%), German (13.1%), Italian (11.6%), English (7.7%), Slovak (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/15/1888

Elevation: 1482 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,019 people per square mile   (low).

Forest City,PA real estate house value index trend

Forest City, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Forest City:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest City borough:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 16.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

42 residents are foreign born (0.7% North America, 0.6% Europe).

This borough:

2.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Forest City, Pennsylvania as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Forest City to the number of sex offenders is 624 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,232 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,510 (1.6%)

Forest City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (19.6 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (92.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (98.8 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Vandling borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Simpson, PA (2.0 miles ), Union Dale borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Carbondale, PA (2.4 miles ), Waymart borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Mayfield borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Prompton borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Jermyn borough, PA (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 41.65 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Area code: 570

Forest City household income distribution Forest City home values distribution

Crime rates in Forest City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1100100000100
per 100,000 53.754.90.00.055.60.00.00.00.00.052.40.00.0
Robberies 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.054.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3133211353033
per 100,000 161.054.9166.6166.1111.356.757.7175.2293.8156.50.0161.4163.5
Burglaries 3038237149122648
per 100,000 161.00.0166.6443.0111.3170.0404.2817.8528.8626.01,363.4215.2436.0
Thefts 212179161225241731152141
per 100,000 1,127.21,153.8388.7498.3890.4679.91,443.41,401.9998.81,617.1786.61,129.62,234.3
Auto thefts 0231001112300
per 100,000 0.0109.9166.655.40.00.057.758.458.8104.3157.30.00.0
Arson 0002000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.0110.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.053.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 136.9131.576.992.2114.752.5106.4159.3146.2154.2188.996.3158.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Forest City 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:

1.09
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -216 (-10.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Forest City, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forest City, Pennsylvania average temperatures Forest City, Pennsylvania average precipitation Forest City, Pennsylvania humidity Forest City, Pennsylvania wind speed Forest City, Pennsylvania snowfall Forest City, Pennsylvania sunshine Forest City, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Forest City-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Forest City borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 30.9 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest City-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 169.2 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from Forest 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 96.1 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 255.2 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 95.8 miles away from Forest City 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 78.9 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 Susquehanna County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forest City topographic map

Birthplace of: Harry Lumley (baseball) - Baseball player, Patrick H. O'Malley, Jr. - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Forest City:

  • FOREST CITY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (915 DELAWARE STREET)
  • FOREST CITY NURSING CNTR (915 DELAWARE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Forest City:

  • HOME HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • CARBONDALE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • CARBONDALE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • PARAGON HOME HEALTH CARE CORP (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • ALLIED HEALTH CARE SERVS/PEAR (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • MARIAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • OSPREY RIDGE HEALTHCARE AND RE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest City:

  • Marywood University (about 18 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Scranton (about 20 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Misericordia University (about 34 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • King's College (about 36 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 36 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 40 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 41 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)

Public high school in Forest City:

Public elementary/middle school in Forest City:

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Notable locations in Forest City: Forest City Fire Department (A), Forest City Breaker (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brace Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Susquehanna 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 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 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 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.0%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 83.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  56.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
147 people in nursing homes in 2000

Forest City, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Forest City (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Forest City Branch at 521 Main Street, branch established on 2001/02/21. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • The Honesdale National Bank: Forest City Branch at 619 Main Street, branch established on 1996/06/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $560.7 mil, Deposits: $478.0 mil, headquarters in Honesdale, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Honat Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Forest City travel time to work - commute Forest City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Forest City borough (based on Susquehanna County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,5509
Mainline Protestant5,49544
Evangelical Protestant2,16024
Other5015
Orthodox702
None29,580-
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: 15
Susquehanna County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Susquehanna County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Susquehanna County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Susquehanna County:

25.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.3%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Forest City:

29.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Forest City:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forest City:

35.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Forest City:

53.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Forest City:

73.5%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forest City, 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
Financial Administration 1$2,584$31,0080$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,705
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,761$52,5668$5,125
Solid Waste Management 1$2,834$34,0082$1,782
Totals for Government 4$14,179$42,53719$8,612

Forest City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $150,000 ($82.24)
    General - Other: $119,000 ($65.24)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($49.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($28.51)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($22.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($17.00)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($12.06)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($7.68)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($6.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.19)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($1.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $200,000 ($109.65)

Forest City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($19.74)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($6.58)
    All Other: $8,000 ($4.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($10.96)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($2.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000 ($17.54)
    All Other: $13,000 ($7.13)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Tax - Property: $253,000 ($138.71)
    Individual Income: $106,000 ($58.11)
    NEC: $30,000 ($16.45)

Forest City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $25,000 ($13.71)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $27,000 ($14.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $27,000 ($14.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($13.71)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($14.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $95,000 ($52.08)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.76% ($34,320 average AGI)
from Broome County, NY  0.53% ($49,438)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.52% ($26,807)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.83% ($31,806 average AGI)
to Broome County, NY  0.61% ($31,117)
to Wyoming County, PA  0.46% ($33,519)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest City:

  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest City:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WYCY (105.3 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDNH-FM (95.3 FM; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; 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.)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIYN (94.7 FM; DEPOSIT, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest City:

  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 2,801Total average daily traffic
  • 270Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,458Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
Most common first names in Forest City, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17882.6 years
John12674.8 years
Joseph11774.0 years
Anna8282.7 years
Frank6673.4 years
Helen5580.6 years
William5072.1 years
Michael4772.1 years
Edward3971.2 years
Margaret3680.6 years
Most common last names in Forest City, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1482.3 years
Franceski1380.2 years
Tusar1279.3 years
Skubic1073.4 years
Benarick1079.1 years
Gursky1077.0 years
Trusky975.3 years
Amadio977.6 years
Fitzsimmons971.6 years
Konchar978.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Forest City, PA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Kroger: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Forest City compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2016.