Laporte, PA Population

Population: 290. Estimated population in July 2020: 276 (-4.8% change)
Males: 130 (44.8%), Females: 160 (55.2%)

Sullivan County

Zip code: 18626

Median resident age: 58.7 years
Median household income: $43,750
Median house value: $93,800

Races in Laporte:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (29.7%), Irish (12.4%), English (7.9%), Polish (7.2%), Scottish (6.2%), Italian (3.8%).

Elevation: 1966 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Laporte

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laporte borough

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -38 (-11.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Laporte:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Laporte:

  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 33 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 54 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • ELMIRA/CORNING REGIONAL (about 57 miles; ELMIRA/CORNING, NY; Abbreviation: ELM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Laporte:

  • BRADFORD COUNTY (about 22 miles; TOWANDA, PA; Abbreviation: N27)
  • BLOOMSBURG MUNI (about 31 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N13)
  • DANVILLE (about 34 miles; DANVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 8N8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laporte:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 29 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 38 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 49 miles; MANSFIELD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,831)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)

Schools

Public high school in Laporte:

  • SULLIVAN CO JSHS (Students: 408; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Laporte:

  • SULLIVAN CO EL SCH (Students: 232; Grades: KG – 06)

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