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Dallas, Pennsylvania

  •   State: 
    Pennsylvania
      County: 
    Luzerne County
      City: 
    Dallas
      County all: 
    Luzerne | Wyoming
      County FIPS: 
    42079 | 42131
      Coordinates: 
    41°20′0″N 75°58′0″W
      Area total: 
    2.39 sq mi (6.19 km²)
      Area land: 
    2.30 sq mi (5.96 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.09 sq mi (0.22 km²)
      Elevation: 
    1,243 ft (379 m)
      Established: 
    1797; Settled 1797; Incorporated 1879
  •   Latitude: 
    41,3467
      Longitude: 
    -75,972
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    18612
      GMAP: 

    Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States

  •   Population: 
    2,692
      Population density: 
    1,170.29 residents per square mile of area (451.94/km²)
      Household income: 
    $64,267
      Households: 
    3,200
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.57%

Dallas is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,692 at the 2020 census. The local government describes the borough as the "Pride" of the Back Mountain. The area includes the townships of Dallas, Franklin, Jackson, Kingston, Lake, and Lehman. The region also includes the boroughs of Dallas and Harveys Lake. Dallas is in the vicinity of Misericordia University and Dallas State Correctional Institution (which holds 2,150 inmates).Dallas was first settled in 1797. It was later incorporated as a borough on April 21, 1879, from land entirely within Dallas Township. The township had been formed in 1817 and was named for Alexander J. Dallas, who was the 6th United States Secretary of the Treasury and the father of George M. Dallas. Most of Dallas is urbanized; however, there are pockets of forests scattered throughout the borough. PA 309 and PA 415 travel through the northern and eastern sections of Dallas. The Huntsville Reservoir makes up the communitys southwestern border. The borough has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), of which 2.3 square miles of land is land and 0.1 square mile (0.26 km²) is water. The median household income was $48,696 and the median family income was $57,344. About 3.5% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18.

History

Dallas is the primary city name, but also Monroe Township, Monroe Twp are acceptable city names or spellings, College Misericordia on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. The official name is Dallas, Pennsylvania. Dallas was first settled in 1797. It was later incorporated as a borough on April 21, 1879, from land entirely within Dallas Township. The township had been formed in 1817 and was named for Alexander J. Dallas, who was the 6th United States Secretary of the Treasury and the father of George M. Dallas. The borough was formed from land that had been part of Dallas Township, which had been established in 18 17. It is located on the banks of the Susquehannock River, which flows into the Allegheny River. It has a population of about 2,000. The city is home to the New Jersey Museum of Art and Science, which was founded in 1903. The museum is located in the historic district of Dallas, New Jersey, which dates back to the 17th century. It also has a museum of art and science called the Museum of American Art, which opened in 1805. The town's name is derived from the city of Dallas in Pennsylvania, where the city was originally founded in 1798. The current borough was incorporated in 1879 from land in Dallas Township that was originally part of the township. It had been named for Dallas, the father and 6th U.S. Secretary of Treasury, and the vice president of James Polk, who died in 1847. It's also home to New Jersey's first post-secondary institution, the University of New Jersey. The school was established in 1799. It became a public school in 1810.

Geography

Dallas is located at 41°200N 75°580W. The borough has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²) Most of Dallas is urbanized, but there are pockets of forests scattered throughout the borough. The Huntsville Reservoir makes up the communitys southwestern border. PA 309 and PA 415 travel through the northern and eastern sections of Dallas. Dallas Township borders the borough from the north, east, and south. Lehman Township bordering the community from the west. The community is located on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which runs through Dallas. The town of Dallas has a population of 2,816. The population of the borough was 2,715 at the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau Estimated Population for Dallas was 2,716. Dallas is located in Pennsylvania's Piedmont region, which includes the towns of Dallas, Lehman, and West Point. The city's population for the 2010  Census  Bureau estimated was 2,787. The U.N. World Health Organization estimates the population for Dallas to be 2,917. The United States Census Bureau estimates the community's population to be 3,717. Dallas has an area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km²), of which 2.3 is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km²), or 3.78%, is water.

Demographics

At the 2000 census there were 2,557 people, 1,031 households, and 715 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,116.9 people per square mile (431.1/km²). There were 1,094 housing units at an average density of 477.8 per squaremile (184.5/ km²) The racial makeup of the borough was 97.97% White, 0.47% African American, 0.,08% Native American,0.78% Asian, 0,12% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population. The median household income was $48,696 and the median family income was $57,344. The per capita income for the Borough was $24,466. About 3.5% of families and 5.8% of people were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 4.7% ofThose age 65 or over. The borough is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which runs from New Jersey to New Jersey. It is one of the few towns in New Jersey that does not use the New York City subway system. It has a population of about 2,500, making it one of only a handful of towns in the state with a population over the age of 2,000. The city's population is about 1,800, with the majority of people aged 18 to 64.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania = 72.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 79. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 50. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Dallas = 3.8 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 2,692 individuals with a median age of 41.4 age the population grows by 7.90% in Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,170.29 residents per square mile of area (451.94/km²). There are average 2.43 people per household in the 3,200 households with an average household income of $64,267 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.50% of the available work force and has dropped -4.78% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.94%. The number of physicians in Dallas per 100,000 population = 227.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Dallas = 38.6 inches and the annual snowfall = 31.6 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 124. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 176. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 19.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 55, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania which are owned by the occupant = 73.65%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 33 years with median home cost = $154,240 and home appreciation of -0.31%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $13.81 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,573 per student. There are 17.5 students for each teacher in the school, 1118 students for each Librarian and 559 students for each Counselor. 7.84% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 18.43% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 12.87% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Dallas's population in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania of 1,366 residents in 1900 has increased 1,97-fold to 2,692 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 54.72% female residents and 45.28% male residents live in Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

    As of 2020 in Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania are married and the remaining 40.44% are single population.

  • 23.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Dallas require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.32% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.92% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.38% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.40% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, 73.65% are owner-occupied homes, another 18.43% are rented apartments, and the remaining 7.92% are vacant.

  • The 57.34% of the population in Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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