Lansford, PA Population

Population: 4,230. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,210 (-0.5% change)
Males: 1,932 (45.7%), Females: 2,298 (54.3%)

Carbon County

Zip code: 18232

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $27,478
Median house value: $34,100

Races in Lansford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Slovak (22.4%), German (16.1%), Irish (13.7%), Polish (13.6%), Italian (10.0%), Dutch (4.9%).

Elevation: 1134 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lansford

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lansford borough

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 15.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -358 (-7.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lansford:

  • ST LUKE’S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; COALDALE, PA)
  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HAZLETON, PA)
  • HAZLETON-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; HAZLETON, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lansford:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 33 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 34 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 37 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lansford:

  • JAKE ARNER MEMORIAL (about 10 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; Abbreviation: 22N)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 13 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)
  • FLYING M AERODROME (about 15 miles; GERMANSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: P91)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lansford:

  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 22 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 30 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 35 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)

Schools

Public high school in Lansford:

  • PANTHER VALLEY SHS (Students: 449; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Lansford:

  • PANTHER VALLEY MS (Students: 379; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Lansford:

  • OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS (Students: 297; Location: 30 E BERTSCH ST; Grades: KG – 8)

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