Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,742 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 
Males: 869  (49.9%)
Females: 873  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18657.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,550 (it was $32,216 in 2000)
Tunkhannock:

$47,550
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,440 (it was $20,707 in 2000)

Tunkhannock borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,834 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Tunkhannock:

$171,834
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $192,020; detached houses: $200,872; townhouses or other attached units: $210,009; in 2-unit structures: $159,151; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,843; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $172,212; mobile homes: $91,260

Median gross rent in 2017: $653.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tunkhannock: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.6%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Tunkhannock, PA (2010)
    • 1,74595.0%White alone
    • 251.4%Two or more races
    • 241.3%Hispanic
    • 211.1%Asian alone
    • 160.9%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tunkhannock is 198 to 1.


Crime rates in Tunkhannock by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.5)
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)
1
(54.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
1
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
1
(57.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(486.0)
9
(492.6)
2
(111.0)
2
(112.9)
6
(341.1)
5
(284.1)
1
(54.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(95.9)
1
(57.2)
1
(57.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(432.0)
8
(437.9)
10
(555.2)
1
(56.4)
4
(227.4)
5
(284.1)
11
(598.2)
3
(167.5)
6
(333.7)
10
(159.9)
2
(114.4)
3
(173.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(1,620)
10
(547.3)
13
(721.8)
6
(338.6)
13
(739.1)
20
(1,136)
32
(1,740)
21
(1,173)
27
(1,502)
34
(543.7)
7
(400.2)
2
(115.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(162.0)
1
(54.7)
3
(166.6)
3
(169.3)
2
(113.7)
4
(227.3)
3
(163.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(114.4)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.4)
2
(113.7)
1
(56.8)
1
(54.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)248.4171.9275.453.6139.9140.3178.975.487.956.961.774.6

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City-data.com crime index in Tunkhannock, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: English (18.1%), American (11.5%), Irish (10.1%), German (9.7%), Italian (8.8%), Polish (8.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/08/1841

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,976 people per square mile   (low).

Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania map

31 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.7%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,672 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,486 (1.6%)

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: +2,809 (+157.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 350 (43.5%)

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Tunkhannock, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tunkhannock, PA in 2017
Tunkhannock satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Tunkhannock, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Paper (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (11.2%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Tunkhannock, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Engineers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)

Average climate in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tunkhannock, 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 18.1 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 16.9 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 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
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 17.2 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 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Tunkhannock-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 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 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 185.7 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 83.9 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 230.4 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 232.9 miles away from Tunkhannock 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 the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 269.7 miles away from Tunkhannock 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 Wyoming County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tunkhannock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tunkhannock:

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

Airports and heliports located in Tunkhannock:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tunkhannock:

  • Misericordia University (about 14 miles; Dallas, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,554)
  • University of Scranton (about 18 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 18 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • King's College (about 21 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 21 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 25 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 38 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)

Public high school in Tunkhannock:

  • TUNKHANNOCK HS (Students: 1,009, Location: 135 TIGER DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Tunkhannock:

  • EIHAB SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: RR 92 IN FALLS HOBAN HEIGHTS, Grades: 6-12, Boys only)
  • ENDLESS MOUNTAINS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25, Location: 135 W TIOGA ST, Grades: 1-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tunkhannock:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Wyoming 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 Tunkhannock and their reported violations in the past:

CLARENDON ACRES WATER CO (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-28-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-04-2013 and SEP-04-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013)
  • 210 regular monitoring violations
  • 15 other older monitoring violations
FALLS BRIDGE DELI (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013)
SCHAFFERS RIVERSIDE CG (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HARDINGS DAIRY BAR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
WINOLA PLAZA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JAN-03-2012 and FEB-03-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2012)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STONY MT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
DYMONDS PLAZA (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
EPICUREAN DELIGHT (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • FIREPLACE RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Tunkhannock:

Marital status in Tunkhannock, PA
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Tunkhannock:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tunkhannock
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tunkhannock, PA (based on Wyoming County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,0004
Mainline Protestant3,78523
Evangelical Protestant1,80219
Other1702
None16,519-
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: 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
Wyoming County:

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tunkhannock:

34.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tunkhannock:

26.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

50.6%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tunkhannock, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$19,410$46,5842$1,636
Solid Waste Management 2$4,432$26,5921$926
Other Government Administration 1$2,854$34,2482$2,722
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$1,275
Totals for Government 8$26,696$40,0448$6,559

Tunkhannock government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $331,000 ($190.01)
    Regular Highways: $132,000 ($75.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($62.57)
    Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($48.79)
    General - Other: $68,000 ($39.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000 ($28.70)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($13.78)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($12.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($5.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($5.17)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $738,000 ($423.65)
    Benefit Payments: $29,000 ($16.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($8.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $29,000 ($16.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $385,000 ($221.01)

Tunkhannock government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $132,000 ($75.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($61.42)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $28,000 ($16.07)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-19,000 ($-10.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($12.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000 ($20.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($12.63)
    Rents: $19,000 ($10.91)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($5.74)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($2.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.15)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000 ($32.15)
    Highways: $40,000 ($22.96)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($1.72)
  • Tax - Property: $478,000 ($274.40)
    Individual Income: $190,000 ($109.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $49,000 ($28.13)
    Public Utility License: $27,000 ($15.50)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $16,000 ($9.18)

Tunkhannock government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $562,000 ($322.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $509,000 ($292.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000 ($30.42)

Tunkhannock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $836,000 ($479.91)

4.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,408 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
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 Lackawanna County, PA  1.26% ($35,993 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  1.02% ($37,239)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.75% ($30,884)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lackawanna County, PA  1.26% ($43,068 average AGI)
to Luzerne County, PA  1.00% ($33,235)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.75% ($48,552)
Businesses in Tunkhannock, PA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance2
Dunkin Donuts1Pizza Hut1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid2
FedEx2Subway1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

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 count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count13132
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19323
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3872
  • Fatalities14527
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34830
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents732
See more detailed statistics of Tunkhannock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 420ft / 128mTotal length
  • $5,619,000Total costs
  • 105,787Total average daily traffic
  • 12,619Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,724Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tunkhannock, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tunkhannock, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania:

  • Hampton Inn Tunkhannock, 209 E Tioga St, Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania 18657 , Phone: (570) 996-5866, Fax: (570) 996-5877
  • Comfort Inn and Suites, 5 N Eaton Rd, Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania 18657 , Phone: (570) 836-4100, Fax: (570) 836-4111
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tunkhannock, PA
  • 71.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.6%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tunkhannock, PA
  • 53.6%Electricity
  • 38.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Utility gas


Tunkhannock compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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