Clarks Summit, PA Population

Population: 5,126. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,010 (-2.3% change)
Males: 2,416 (47.1%), Females: 2,710 (52.9%)

Lackawanna County

Zip code: 18411

Median resident age: 43.2 years
Median household income: $45,298
Median house value: $118,200

Races in Clarks Summit:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: Irish (28.6%), German (18.8%), English (15.1%), Italian (15.0%), Welsh (10.6%), Polish (10.1%).

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clarks Summit

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 42.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarks Summit borough

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

2.9% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -452 (-8.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Clarks Summit:

  • CLARKS SUMMIT STATE HOSP (1451 HILLSIDE DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Clarks Summit:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clarks Summit:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 11 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 52 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Abbreviation: BGM)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 61 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clarks Summit:

  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 7 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 9N3)
  • SKYHAVEN (about 16 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Abbreviation: 76N)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 18 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Abbreviation: WBW)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Clarks Summit:

  • BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE AND SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 802; Location: 538 VENARD RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bbc.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarks Summit:

  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 8 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 44 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,081)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 49 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)

Schools

Public high school in Clarks Summit:

  • ABINGTON HEIGHTS HS (Students: 1,261; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Clarks Summit:

  • LOURDESMONT SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 537 VENARD ROAD; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • THE BAPTIST HIGH SCHOOL INC (Students: 89; Location: 660 GRIFFIN POND ROAD; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • FUNDAMENTAL BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 34; Location: 12023 CREEK ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clarks Summit:

  • ABINGTON HEIGHTS MS (Students: 1,206; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • CLARKS SUMMIT EL SCH (Students: 387; Grades: KG – 04)
  • NEWTON-RANSOM SCH (Students: 260; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Clarks Summit:

  • SUMMIT BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 125; Location: 232 NOBLE ROAD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST GREGORYS EARLY CHILDHOOD CE (Students: 58; Location: 330 NORTH ABINGTON RD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Clarks Summit:

  • ABINGTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $373,931; Location: 1200 W GROVE ST; 65,448 books; 3,839 audio materials; 3,783 video materials; 207 serial subscriptions)

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