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BOROUGH OF MOUNT POCONO

Incorporated: 1927
County: Monroe
Area code: 570
ZIP Code: 18344

POLITICAL DISTRICTS

School district: Pocono Mountain School District
State House district: 176th
State Senate district: 40th
U.S. Congressional district: 10th

GEOGRAPHY

Latitude: 41.12 N
Longitude: 75.36 W
Elevation: 1860 feet
Land area: 3.46 square miles.
Population density: 848 people per square mile (low).

PEOPLE

Estimated population (2012 Census estimate): 3,165.
Estimated population change since 2000 Census: +7.0%
Males: 1,472 (46.5%)
Females: 1,693 (53.5%)
Median resident age: 38.1 years
Pennsylvania median age: 38.0 years
Races:
  • White Non-Hispanic 66.7%
  • Black 19.9%
  • Hispanic 17.7%
  • Asian alone 2.5%
  • Other race alone 6.4%
  • Two or more races 3.7%
  • Asian Indian 0.7%
Total greater than 100% because Hispanics can be counted as any race

Ancestries:
  • German 20.8%
  • Irish 18.8%
  • Italian
  • 11.3%
  • Polish 5.6%
  • English 2.7%
  • Russian 2.7%

For population 15 years and over in Mount Pocono borough
Never married: Males 2.6% | Females 32.9%
Now married: Males 56.7% | Females 44%
Separated: Males 1.4% | Females 2.6%
Widowed: Males 0.6% | Females 5.7%
Divorced: Males 8.7% | Females 14.9%

EDUCATION

For population 25 years and over in Mount Pocono
High school or higher: 81.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 21%
Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
Unemployed: 10.1%

INCOME

Estimated median household income in 2007: $37,095
Mount Pocono: $37,095
Pennsylvania: $48,576
Estimated per capita income in 2007: $26,565
Mount Pocono: $26,565
Pennsylvania: $26,228

REAL ESTATE

Estimated median house or condo value in 2007: $209,638 (it was $123,100 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2007:
All housing units: $216,177
Detached houses: $229,190
Townhouses or other attached units: $91,326
In 2-unit structures: $150,965
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,908
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,526
Mobile homes: $75,000
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Mount Pocono: 1.8% ($2,205)
Pennsylvania: 1.6% ($1,552)

COMMUTERS

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,014 (+73.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: (23%)
Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

NEAREST CITIES

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, Pa. (25.5 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (67.0 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1 million+: Manhattan, NY (76.4 miles , pop. 1,537,195).
Nearest other local population centers:
  • Pocono Pines (2.3 miles )
  • Mountainhome (2.5 miles )
  • East Stroudsburg (3.5 miles )
  • Stroudsburg (3.6 miles )
  • Brodheadsville (3.7 miles )
  • Delaware Water Gap (3.9 miles )
  • Moscow (4.2 miles .