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Jessup

  •   State: 
    Pennsylvania
      County: 
    Lackawanna County
      City: 
    Jessup
      County FIPS: 
    42069
      Coordinates: 
    41°28′16″N 75°33′44″W
      Area total: 
    6.79 sq mi (17.57 km²)
      Area land: 
    6.74 sq mi (17.45 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.05 sq mi (0.13 km²)
      Elevation: 
    853 ft (260 m)
      Established: 
    1849; Settled 1849; Incorporated December 1876
  •   Latitude: 
    41,4732
      Longitude: 
    -75,5677
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    18434
      GMAP: 

    Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States

  •   Population: 
    4,532
      Population density: 
    670.92 residents per square mile of area (259.04/km²)
      Household income: 
    $40,130
      Households: 
    1,979
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.60%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.57%

Jessup is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. The population was 4,532 at the 2020 census. The borough is located at 41°2816N 75°3344W (41.471131, -75.562171). The borough has a total area of 6.75 square miles (17.5 km²), of which 6.7 square miles is land and 0.05 sq miles (0.13 km²) is water. Average income is $3 million dollars per capita. The town of Jessup was named after Judge William Jessup. It was presented to the Luzerne County Court for incorporation as the Borough of Winton in December 1876. The early 1890s were very significant for the little town, as numerous new mining operations were opened. Shortly after these were opened, immigrants from Europe were lured to the area by the work available in the booming anthracite coal fields. In the 2010 census there were 4,676 people, 2,007 households, and 1,272 families residing in the borough. The median household income was $32,201 and the median family income was $43,013. About 8.0% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of people age 65 or over. The racial makeup of the borough was 96.9% White, 0.2% American Indian,0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.2%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9%.

Geography

Jessup is located at 41°2816N 75°3344W (41.471131, -75.562171).According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 6.75 square miles (17.5 km²) of which 6.7 square miles is land and 0.05 sq miles (0.13 km² is water. The borough is part of the New Jersey Bay Area, which is in the eastern portion of the state. The town of Jessup was founded in 1858. The city's population was 1,856 at the time of the 1900 census. It has a population of 1,788. It is one of the smallest boroughs in New Jersey, with a total population of 2,744. The population of Jess up was 1.872 at the 2010 census. The area has a land area of 6.75 square miles (17.5 km²), of which 6 square miles (17 square-miles) is land, and 0.05 square miles (0.12 mile) is water. It also has an area of 0.13 square mile (1.0  km²), or 0.01 sq mi, with 0.02 sq km² of land. It was the first borough in the state to post a post office, opening in 1859.

History

Settled in 1849, the town of Jessup was named after Judge William Jessup. It was presented to the Luzerne County Court for incorporation as the Borough of Winton in December 1876. Two years later, Lackawanna County was incorporated. The early 1890s were very significant for the little town, as numerous new mining operations were opened. Shortly after these were opened, immigrants from Europe were lured to the area by the work available in the booming anthracite coal fields. Average income is $3 million dollars per capita. The town has a population of about 2,000 people, with the majority living in the central part of the town. It is located on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which was built in the early 19th century to carry out the rail line from Pennsylvania to New York. The turnpike was completed in the late 1800s, and the town was named in honor of its founder, William J. Jessup, who was a judge in the town's court. It has an average population of 2,200 people, and an average income of $3.5 million dollars each year. The city is located near the Pennsylvania/Lackawanna border, and is home to the Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Company, which opened in the mid-19th century. The area is rich in anthracites, which are used in the production of coal and other coal-based products. It also has a large population of immigrants, many of whom came to work in the mining industry.

Demographics

At the 2010 census there were 4,676 people, 2,007 households, and 1,272 families residing in the borough. The median household income was $32,201 and the median family income was $43,013. The per capita income for the borough was $17,189. About 8.0% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 12.8% ofThose age 65 or over. The borough is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which runs from New Jersey to New Jersey. It is the only borough in New Jersey that does not have its own post office, but does have a post office in the city of Trenton. The town's name is derived from the word "trenton" which means "torture" or "to torture" in English. It was also known as "Trenton, New Jersey" before the town was formed. The name was changed to Trenton after the town's first post office was established in 1876. The city's name was also derived from "triton", which is the name of a Native American tribe that once lived in the area. The current name of the borough is "Triton Township" and means "the town of the same name". The town was once known as the "Town of Triton" before it was incorporated as a borough in 1872.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania = 38. 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 74. 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 10. 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 Jessup = 3.6 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 4,532 individuals with a median age of 42.8 age the population dropped by -3.29% in Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 670.92 residents per square mile of area (259.04/km²). There are average 2.3 people per household in the 1,979 households with an average household income of $40,130 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.60% 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 21.84%. The number of physicians in Jessup per 100,000 population = 244.2.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Jessup = 36 inches and the annual snowfall = 30.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 129. 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 51, 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 Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania which are owned by the occupant = 72.40%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 67 years with median home cost = $118,110 and home appreciation of 0.16%. 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 $15.00 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 $5,546 per student. There are 16 students for each teacher in the school, 817 students for each Librarian and 433 students for each Counselor. 6.25% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 13.92% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.28% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Jessup's population in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania of 3,425 residents in 1900 has increased 1,32-fold to 4,532 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.79% female residents and 47.21% male residents live in Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

    As of 2020 in Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania are married and the remaining 45.96% are single population.

  • 22.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Jessup 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.

    89.76% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.37% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 0.86% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, 72.40% are owner-occupied homes, another 22.71% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.90% are vacant.

  • The 63.25% of the population in Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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