Pittston, PA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
HomeSnacks is reader-supported. When you click through real estate links on our site, we earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.

Pittston, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
7,729
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
24.1%
Median Home
$89,900
Median Income
$35,774
Median Rent
$694

Pittston SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
6

Pittston, PA Cost Of Living

89
Pittston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Pittston Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 89 102 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 109 108 100
Health 95 94 100
Housing 54 92 100
Transportation 106 113 100
Utilities 107 112 100

Pittston, PA Photos

Group Of Breaker Boys
Source: Public Domain
Knox Mine Flood Area From Usmsha Report
Source: Public Domain
View Of Water Streetc Pittstonc Pa
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Pittston in Pennsylvania

Map Of Pittston, PA

Best Places Around Pittston

1

Clarks Summit, PA
Population 4,882

2

Mountain Top, PA
Population 11,553

3

Old Forge, PA
Population 7,909

4

Kingston, PA
Population 12,859

5

Blakely, PA
Population 6,234

6

Olyphant, PA
Population 5,037

7

Dunmore, PA
Population 13,008

8

Dickson, TN
Population 15,500

9

Swoyersville, PA
Population 5,031

10

Taylor, PA
Population 5,935

Population over time in Pittston

Year Population % Change
2020 7,729 0.4%
2019 7,697 0.2%
2018 7,682 0.2%
2017 7,668 -0.4%
2016 7,698 -0.1%
2015 7,702 -0.1%
2014 7,713 -0.3%
2013 7,740 -0.2%
2012 7,757 -0.2%
2011 7,774 -

Race / Ethnicity in Pittston

White
83.0% (6,418)
African American
4.8% (372)
American Indian
0.1% (6)
Asian
0.5% (39)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (6)
Two Or More
3.2% (250)
Hispanic
8.3% (638)
Race Pittston PA USA
White 83.0% 75.7% 60.1%
African American 4.8% 10.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 0.5% 3.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.2% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 8.3% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Pittston

Female
54.4% (4,207)
Male
45.6% (3,522)
Gender Pittston PA USA
Female 54.4% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 45.6% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pittston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (154)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (772)
High School / GED
39.0% (3,014)
Some College
21.0% (1,623)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (850)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (772)
Master's Degree
5.0% (386)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (77)
Education Pittston PA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Pittston, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
10.1% (78,302)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.9% (45,451)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.7% (144,454)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.5% (111,828)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (123,078)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.9% (84,152)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (80,327)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (72,677)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (26,325)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (6,300)
Income Pittston PA USA
Less than $10,000 10.1% 5.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.9% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.7% 8.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.5% 9.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 12.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.9% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 13.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 15.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 6.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 7.1% 8.3%

Articles About Pennsylvania

Enjoy The Snack?