Waymart, PA Population

Population: 1,429. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,447 (+1.3% change)
Males: 630 (44.1%), Females: 799 (55.9%)

Wayne County

Zip code: 18472

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $35,208
Median house value: $85,700

Races in Waymart:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (26.5%), Polish (22.5%), English (19.0%), Irish (16.7%), Italian (10.7%), Welsh (4.8%).

Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waymart

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waymart borough

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 21.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

2.0% Foreign born (2.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Waymart:

  • MARIAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; HONESDALE, PA)
  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; PECKVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waymart:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 28 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY INTL (about 44 miles; MONTICELLO, NY; Abbreviation: MSV)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 58 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Abbreviation: BGM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waymart:

  • CHERRY RIDGE (about 13 miles; HONESDALE, PA; Abbreviation: N30)
  • SPRING HILL (about 18 miles; STERLING, PA; Abbreviation: 70N)
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 24 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 9N3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waymart:

  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 21 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 41 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 50 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,081)
Public primary/middle school in Waymart:

  • WILSON EL SCH (Students: 491; Grades: PK – 05)

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