Taylor, PA Population

Population: 6,475. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,227 (-3.8% change)
Males: 3,007 (46.4%), Females: 3,468 (53.6%)

Zip code: 18517

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $30,661
Median house value: $90,300

Races in Taylor:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Polish (25.3%), Italian (21.3%), Irish (19.5%), German (13.4%), Welsh (8.8%), English (6.5%).

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Taylor

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taylor borough

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -513 (-7.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Taylor:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Taylor:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 4 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 59 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Abbreviation: BGM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Taylor:

  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 12 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Abbreviation: WBW)
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 14 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 9N3)
  • SKYHAVEN (about 18 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Abbreviation: 76N)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylor:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 6 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 45 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 51 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)

Schools

Public high school in Taylor:

  • RIVERSIDE JSHS (Students: 743; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Taylor:

  • RIVERSIDE EL SCH WEST (Students: 398; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Taylor:

  • TAYLOR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $144,501; Location: 200 UNION ST; 26,431 books; 1,861 audio materials; 1,406 video materials; 76 serial subscriptions)

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