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Population in 2012: 1,806 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 

Males: 904  (50.1%)
Females: 902  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18657.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,141 (it was $32,216 in 2000)
Tunkhannock:

$41,141
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,248

Tunkhannock borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,012 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Tunkhannock:

$162,012
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $168,441; Detached houses: $170,684; Townhouses or other attached units: $51,055; In 2-unit structures: $181,797

Median gross rent in 2012: $659.

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  • White alone - 1,745 (95.0%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 16 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tunkhannock: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.1%), Irish (14.2%), English (13.2%), Polish (8.4%), Italian (7.0%), Dutch (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/08/1841

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 2,049 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tunkhannock:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tunkhannock borough:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

61 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia).

This borough:  2.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tunkhannock to the number of sex offenders is 164 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,253 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,088 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (17.1 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (107.4 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (114.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lake Winola, PA (2.3 miles ), Meshoppen borough, PA (2.7 miles ), West Falls, PA (2.7 miles ), Factoryville borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Noxen, PA (3.2 miles ), Nicholson borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Upper Exeter, PA (3.3 miles ), Dalton borough, PA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.54 N, Longitude: 75.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,253 (+108.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 387 (45.2%)

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Tunkhannock by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.055.50.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1001010001
per 100,000 52.10.00.054.00.055.50.00.00.054.4
Robberies 0020110100
per 100,000 0.00.0107.90.054.755.50.056.90.00.0
Assaults 262559922651
per 100,000 1354.91351.4269.8486.0492.6111.0112.9341.1284.154.4
Burglaries 4176881014511
per 100,000 208.4918.9323.8432.0437.9555.256.4227.4284.1598.2
Thefts 2731333010136132032
per 100,000 1407.01675.71780.91619.9547.3721.8338.6739.11136.41740.1
Auto thefts 3103133243
per 100,000 156.354.10.0162.054.7166.6169.3113.7227.3163.1
Arson 0010001211
per 100,000 0.00.054.00.00.00.056.4113.756.854.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.6) 343.6352.2156.4215.5149.1239.046.5121.4121.8155.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -397 (-17.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tunkhannock-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Tunkhannock borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 8/28/1988, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tunkhannock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 97% 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 83.9 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 84.0 miles away from Tunkhannock 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 99.6 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 78.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from Tunkhannock center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wyoming County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Benjamin F. Harding - Politician and lawyer, Joseph C. Avery - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Tunkhannock:

  • TUNKHANNOCK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 880 STATE ROUTE 6W)
  • MERCY TYLER HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC. (Home Health Center, 880 SR 6 WEST)
  • TYLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 5950 STATE ROUTE 6 WEST)
  • CARPENTER CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, VIRGIIA DRIVE RD 3)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-TUNKHANNOCK (Nursing Home, 30 VIRGINIA DRIVE)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tunkhannock:

  • University of Scranton (about 18 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,839)
  • Marywood University (about 18 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • King's College (about 21 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 21 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 25 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 39 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 12,914)
  • Broome Community College (about 42 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,655)

Public high schools in Tunkhannock:

Private high schools in Tunkhannock:

  • ST MICHAELS SCHOOL (Students: 73; Location: ROUTE 92 IN FALLS; Grades: 4 - 12; Boys only)
  • ENDLESS MOUNTAINS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 29; Location: 135 W TIOGA ST; Grades: KG - 12)
See full list of schools located in Tunkhannock, School District: TUNKHANNOCK AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Tunkhannock:

  • TUNKHANNOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $286,849; Location: 220 W TIOGA ST.; 42,986 books; 2,746 audio materials; 2,273 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Triton Hose Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Euroluv (86 East Tioga Street).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0418
U.S.:

0.3342
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59

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

FALLS BRIDGE DELI (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-1999), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-1999), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-1999), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-1999), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-1999)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CLARENDON ACRES WATER ASSOC (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-17-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (DEC-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-31-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2004 and MAR-10-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAR-10-2005)
  • 68 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
EATONVILLE U.M.C. (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FIREPLACE RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DYMONDS PLAZA (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
EATON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-03-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FRANKS MARINA RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LAKE CAREY INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • HI WAY INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  54.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.1%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tunkhannock, PA

People in group quarters in Tunkhannock in 2010:

  • 58 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Tunkhannock in 2000:

  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Tunkhannock compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Tunkhannock (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Tunkhannock Branch at 12 East Tioga Street, branch established on 1963/06/24; Tunkhannock Remote Branch at Rt 29 Easton Township, branch established on 2000/12/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Peoples Neighborhood Bank: Tunkhannock Branch at 83 East Tioga Street, branch established on 1902/10/15. Info updated 2011/01/20: Bank assets: $620.8 mil, Deposits: $494.3 mil, headquarters in Hallstead, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Financial Services Corp.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Tunkhannock Branch at 411 Tioga West Plaza, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Tunkhannock Branch at R.D. #3, Route 6 West, branch established on 1985/04/08. 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
  • Community Bank, National Association: Tunkhannock Branch at 198 East Tioga Street, branch established on 1992/06/22. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania:

  • Shadowbrook Resort, Rt 6 E, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 , Phone: (570) 836-5417
  • Hampton Inn Tunkhannock, 209 E Tioga St, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 , Phone: (570) 996-5866, Fax: (570) 996-5877
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tunkhannock travel time to work - commute


Tunkhannock mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Tunkhannock borough (based on Wyoming County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.38%
Here42.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran Church
Adherents47.9%35.6%3.0%2.4%1.9%
Congregations13.2%44.7%7.9%5.3%2.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.5%1.4%1.2%3.3%
Congregations5.3%5.3%2.6%2.6%10.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Wyoming County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Wyoming County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wyoming County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.2%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,550$30,6000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$287
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,700
Police Protection - Officers 7$23,800$40,8000$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,800$27,2000$0
Sewerage 5$16,150$38,7600$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 1$340
Totals for Government 16$49,300$36,97511$2,327

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000 ($21.04)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $310,000 ($171.65)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($70.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($39.31)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($26.58)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($23.81)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($11.07)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($4.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($4.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($2.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($2.21)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $652,000 ($361.02)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($20.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($5.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $235,000 ($130.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $306,000 ($169.44)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $147,000 ($81.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($43.19)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($12.18)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($4.43)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($1.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($3.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($1.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($23.81)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($19.93)
    All Other: $4,000 ($2.21)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Tax - Property: $232,000 ($128.46)
    Individual Income: $190,000 ($105.20)
    NEC: $38,000 ($21.04)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $275,000 ($152.27)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $433,000 ($239.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $692,000 ($383.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $16,000 ($8.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $102,000 ($56.48)

5.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

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:
from Lackawanna County, PA  1.19% ($33,083 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  1.07% ($31,303)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.73% ($27,654)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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:
to Lackawanna County, PA  1.55% ($29,462 average AGI)
to Luzerne County, PA  1.27% ($31,500)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.63% ($31,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tunkhannock:

  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tunkhannock:

  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, 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)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Tunkhannock:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W66AB (Channel 66; MESHOPPEN, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18
See more detailed statistics of Tunkhannock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 80 meters (262ft)
Total average daily traffic: 44,325
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,871



Most common first names in Tunkhannock, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9379.7 years
John8774.8 years
William8575.1 years
Robert6369.6 years
George6075.0 years
Joseph5973.0 years
Charles5771.6 years
Ruth5680.7 years
Helen5483.0 years
Anna5183.2 years
Most common last names in Tunkhannock, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3976.4 years
Brown3275.4 years
Miller2579.3 years
Harding2277.9 years
Williams2180.3 years
Dymond2072.9 years
Sickler1977.7 years
Jones1882.8 years
Ball1777.5 years
Rosengrant1769.7 years
Businesses in Tunkhannock, PA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance2
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid2
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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