Jessup, PA Population

Population: 4,718. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,579 (-2.9% change)
Males: 2,193 (46.5%), Females: 2,525 (53.5%)

Lackawanna County

Zip code: 18434

Median resident age: 41.4 years
Median household income: $32,201
Median house value: $88,300

Races in Jessup:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Italian (42.5%), Irish (20.2%), Polish (18.5%), Slovak (8.5%), German (7.3%), English (4.2%).

Elevation: 957 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jessup

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jessup borough

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jessup:

  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; PECKVILLE, PA)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; SCRANTON, PA)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; SCRANTON, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jessup:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 15 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY INTL (about 57 miles; MONTICELLO, NY; Abbreviation: MSV)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 58 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jessup:

  • SPRING HILL (about 15 miles; STERLING, PA; Abbreviation: 70N)
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 16 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 9N3)
  • CHERRY RIDGE (about 22 miles; HONESDALE, PA; Abbreviation: N30)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jessup:

  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 8 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 41 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 50 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,081)
Private primary/middle school in Jessup:

  • LA SALLE ACADEMY (Students: 496; Location: 309 1ST AVE; Grades: PK – 8)

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