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Bear Creek Township is a suburb in the Scranton Metro Area and in the Luzerne County. It has a population of 2,745 and a population density of 40, which is 58% below the national average. It has a median age of 49, which is 6 years above the Scranton Metro median age and 10 years above the national average.


Bear Creek Township has a median home value of $253,300, which is 24% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,485 is 21% above the metro average rent and 29% below the national average rent. The average household income in Bear Creek Township is $88,092 , which is 31% above the Metro average household income and 15% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Bear Creek Township is 3. Bear Creek Township also has a crime index 56 that is below the Metro average and below the National average.


$253,300Median Home Value
$192,124 Scranton Metro Area
$1,485Median Rent
$1,178 Scranton Metro Area
2 /10 - 4 /10
School Rating
56
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
34 mins To Scranton Metro Area

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Bear Creek Township's population is made up of 56% married, 29% single, 9% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 48%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 19%. Homeowners make up 93% of the population in Bear Creek Township.

2,745Population
567,998 Scranton Metro Area
40Population Density
  • 58% Male
  • 42% Female
49 Median Age
43 Scranton Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Bear Creek Township is $47,271. The Median Household Income is $88,092 and the Bear Creek Township Unemployment Rate is 6%.

$47,271Income Per Capita
$33,764 Scranton Metro Area
$88,092Median Household Income
$60,537 Scranton Metro Area
6% Poverty Rate
14% Scranton Metro Area
6% Unemployment Rate
5% Scranton Metro Area
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$253,300Median Home Value
$192,124 Scranton Metro Area
$1,485Median Rent
$1,178 Scranton Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Scranton Metro Area

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Renters
7%
Home Owners
93%
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2 /10 - 4 /10
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Top Schools in Bear Creek Township

North Pocono School District
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851 Church Street, Moscow, PA, 18444
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Crestwood School District
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117 Spruce Street, Mountaintop, PA, 18707
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Weatherly Area School District
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602 6th Street, Weatherly, PA, 18255
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Wilkes-Barre Area School District
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41 Abbott St, Plains, PA, 18705
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North Pocono School District
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701 Church Street, Moscow, PA, 18444
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4-5
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34 mins
Scranton Metro Area
Commute To
Lehigh Valley International Airport
1 hr 13 mins
Allentown, PA
1 hr 9 mins
County College of Morris
1 hr 42 mins
Pennsylvania State University Hazleton
46 mins
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Bear Creek Township crime index is 56 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Bear Creek Township.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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