Nescopeck, PA Population

Population: 1,528. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,452 (-5.0% change)
Males: 732 (47.9%), Females: 796 (52.1%)

Luzerne County

Zip code: 18635

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $31,379
Median house value: $77,600

Races in Nescopeck:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Black (0.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (41.8%), English (9.8%), Italian (8.6%), Irish (8.2%), United States (7.7%), Dutch (6.9%).

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nescopeck

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nescopeck borough

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -128 (-7.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nescopeck:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nescopeck:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 40 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 51 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 51 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nescopeck:

  • BLOOMSBURG MUNI (about 16 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N13)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 17 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)
  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTY /JOE ZERBEY/ (about 27 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: ZER)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nescopeck:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 16 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 47 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 47 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
Public primary/middle school in Nescopeck:

  • NESCOPECK EL SCH (Students: 283; Grades: KG – 05)

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