Olyphant, PA Population

Population: 4,978. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,900 (-1.6% change)
Males: 2,328 (46.8%), Females: 2,650 (53.2%)

Lackawanna County

Zip codes: 18447.

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $32,721
Median house value: $92,400

Races in Olyphant:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: Polish (29.1%), Italian (23.4%), Irish (19.6%), Slovak (13.0%), Ukrainian (9.2%), German (7.1%).

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Olyphant

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olyphant borough

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

3.0% Foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -262 (-5.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Olyphant:

  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; PECKVILLE, PA)
  • ALLIED SERVICES INST OF REHAB MEDICINE (about 5 miles; SCRANTON, PA)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; SCRANTON, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Olyphant:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 13 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 57 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Abbreviation: BGM)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 57 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Olyphant:

  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 14 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 9N3)
  • SPRING HILL (about 17 miles; STERLING, PA; Abbreviation: 70N)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 22 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Abbreviation: WBW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olyphant:

  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 6 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 42 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 49 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,081)

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