For population 25 years and over in Prompton:
For population 15 years and over in Prompton borough:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,750 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (21.1 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (83.6 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (90.2 miles , pop. 1,537,195).
Nearest cities: Bethany borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Honesdale borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Waymart borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Vandling borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Forest City borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Carbondale, PA (3.0 miles ), Hawley borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Mayfield borough, PA (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 41.58 N, Longitude: 75.33 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+1.7%).
Work and jobs in Prompton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Prompton, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Prompton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the Prompton borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 6/2/1998, a category F3 tornado 24.3 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Prompton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% 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 94.2 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 93.7 miles away from Prompton 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 79.8 miles away from the city 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 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from Prompton center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Prompton:
Airports located in Prompton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prompton:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 2.5%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Prompton compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Prompton (based on Wayne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Prompton government finances in 2002:
6.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,498 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,938 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Prompton:
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TV broadcast stations around Prompton:
Prompton fatal accident list:
Jul 15, 2003 03:50 AM, Us-6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 2000 12:40 AM, Us-6, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 18, 1982 08:99 AM, 00006, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,448
Total average daily truck traffic: 729
Total future (year 1987) average daily traffic: 10,400
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2