Nesquehoning, PA Population

Population: 3,288. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,356 (+2.1% change)
Males: 1,635 (49.7%), Females: 1,653 (50.3%)

Carbon County

Zip code: 18240

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $35,902
Median house value: $61,800

Races in Nesquehoning:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: Italian (20.0%), Slovak (17.6%), German (15.3%), Irish (10.4%), Polish (9.0%), Dutch (5.7%).

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 21.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nesquehoning

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nesquehoning borough

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

2.4% Foreign born (2.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -82 (-2.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nesquehoning:

  • ST LUKE’S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; COALDALE, PA)
  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; HAZLETON, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nesquehoning:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 31 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 33 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 36 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nesquehoning:

  • JAKE ARNER MEMORIAL (about 7 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; Abbreviation: 22N)
  • FLYING M AERODROME (about 13 miles; GERMANSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: P91)
  • BELTZVILLE (about 14 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; Abbreviation: 14N)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nesquehoning:

  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 24 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 28 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
Public primary/middle school in Nesquehoning:

  • PANTHER VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 669; Grades: KG – 05)

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