Towanda, PA Population

Population: 3,024. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,915 (-3.6% change)
Males: 1,449 (47.9%), Females: 1,575 (52.1%)

Bradford County

Zip code: 18848

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $35,814
Median house value: $74,000

Races in Towanda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.9%)

Ancestries: English (19.8%), German (17.3%), Irish (16.7%), United States (11.1%), Italian (4.2%), Dutch (3.9%).

Elevation: 737 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Towanda

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Towanda borough

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

2.1% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -500 (-14.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Towanda:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (ONE HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Towanda:

  • ROBERT PACKER HOSP (about 16 miles; SAYRE, PA)
  • TROY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; TROY, PA)
  • ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER (about 33 miles; ELMIRA, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Towanda:

  • ELMIRA/CORNING REGIONAL (about 40 miles; ELMIRA/CORNING, NY; Abbreviation: ELM)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 45 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Abbreviation: BGM)
  • ITHACA TOMPKINS REGIONAL (about 49 miles; ITHACA, NY; Abbreviation: ITH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Towanda:

  • BRADFORD COUNTY (about 3 miles; TOWANDA, PA; Abbreviation: N27)
  • BLUE SWAN (about 17 miles; SAYRE, PA; Abbreviation: N32)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 33 miles; ENDICOTT, NY; Abbreviation: CZG)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Towanda:

  • NORTHERN TIER CAREER CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 25; Location: RD 1 BOX 157A; Public; Website: home.epix.net/~ntcc/)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Towanda:

  • MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 44 miles; MANSFIELD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,831)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 45 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,081)
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY-ENDOWED COLLEGES (about 47 miles; ITHACA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 12,036)
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY-NY STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES (about 47 miles; ITHACA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,413)
  • ITHACA COLLEGE (about 47 miles; ITHACA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,052)
  • CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; CORNING, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,797)

Schools

Public high school in Towanda:

  • TOWANDA AREA SHS (Students: 607; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Towanda:

  • TOWANDA AREA MS (Students: 586; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • MORROW EL SCH (Students: 247; Grades: PK – 04)
  • MULBERRY STREET SCHOOL (Students: 111; Grades: KG – KG)
  • NORTHERN TIER CAREER CENTER (Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Towanda:

  • ST AGNES SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: 102 THIRD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BARCLAY FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: RR 1 BOX 167B; Grades: PK – 4)

Libraries

Library in Towanda:

  • TOWANDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,443; Location: 104 MAIN ST; 31,509 books; 377 audio materials; 189 video materials; 80 serial subscriptions)

 

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