Dallas, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,557. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,508 (-1.9% change)
Males: 1,211 (47.4%), Females: 1,346 (52.6%)

Luzerne County

Zip codes: 18612.

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $48,696 (year 2000)
Median house value: $115,300 (year 2000)

Races in Dallas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (26.2%), German (19.4%), English (15.5%), Polish (14.1%), Welsh (10.9%), Italian (9.9%).

Elevation: 1128 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dallas

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dallas borough

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -335 (-11.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dallas:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • PENN STATE GEISINGERY WYOMING VALLEY (about 8 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • WVHCS HOSPITAL INC (about 8 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dallas:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 18 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 60 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; ID: BGM)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 60 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dallas:

  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 9 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; ID: WBW)
  • SKYHAVEN (about 13 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; ID: 76N)
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 23 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; ID: 9N3)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Dallas:

  • COLLEGE MISERICORDIA (Full-time enrollment: 1,405; Location: 301 LAKE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.miseri.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dallas:

  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,582)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 23 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 40 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 54 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 11,498)

Schools

Public high school in Dallas:

  • DALLAS SHS (Students: 789; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dallas:

  • DALLAS EL SCH (Students: 671; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DALLAS MS (Students: 646; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WYCALLIS EL SCH (Students: 453; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Dallas:

  • GATE OF HEAVEN SCHOOL (Students: 515; Location: 40 MACHELL AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • DALLAS LITTLE PEOPLE DAY CARE (Students: 69; Location: 96 HUNTSVILLE RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • IM BIG NOW LEARNING CENTER (Students: 49; Location: 220 E CENTER HILL ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Dallas:

  • BACK MOUNTAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $393,963; Location: 96 HUNTSVILLE RD; 66,391 books; 1,055 audio materials; 778 video materials; 168 serial subscriptions)