Pittston, PA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Pittston, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
7,765
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
25.2%
Median Home
$92,400
Median Income
$37,536
Median Rent
$742

Pittston SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

Pittston, PA Crime Report

149
Total Crimes
1,937.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-21.76%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Pittston
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 149 1,937.8 1,709.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 16 208.1 306.4 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 1 13.0 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 12 156.1 191.1 250.2
Property Crime 133 1,729.7 1,403.4 2,109.9
Burglary 15 195.1 182.4 340.5
Larceny 113 1,469.6 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 65.0 96.8 219.9

Pittston, PA Cost Of Living

88
Pittston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Pittston Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 88 99 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 103 103 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 55 91 100
Transportation 110 109 100
Utilities 109 111 100

Pittston, PA Photos

Group Of Breaker Boys
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Knox Mine Flood Area From Usmsha Report
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View Of Water Streetc Pittstonc Pa
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Rankings for Pittston in Pennsylvania

Map Of Pittston, PA

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Population over time in Pittston

Year Population % Change
2019 7,765 0.9%
2018 7,697 0.2%
2017 7,682 0.2%
2016 7,668 -0.4%
2015 7,698 -0.1%
2014 7,702 -0.1%
2013 7,713 -0.3%
2012 7,740 -0.2%
2011 7,757 -0.2%
2010 7,774 -

Race / Ethnicity in Pittston

White
86.3% (6,705)
African American
4.7% (364)
American Indian
0.1% (7)
Asian
0.5% (39)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (7)
Two Or More
2.7% (208)
Hispanic
5.6% (435)
Race Pittston PA USA
White 86.3% 76.4% 60.7%
African American 4.7% 10.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 3.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.6% 7.3% 18.0%

Gender in Pittston

Female
52.4% (4,069)
Male
47.6% (3,696)
Gender Pittston PA USA
Female 52.4% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pittston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (232)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (776)
High School / GED
37.0% (2,873)
Some College
24.0% (1,863)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (854)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (776)
Master's Degree
4.0% (310)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Pittston PA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Pittston, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
9.5% (73,573)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (58,811)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.4% (135,196)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.7% (98,644)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (113,405)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (120,200)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (72,167)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (74,978)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (24,368)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (5,154)
Income Pittston PA USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.4% 9.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.7% 9.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 13.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 15.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 6.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 6.6% 7.7%

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