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Dunmore is a borough in Lackawanna County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.

The community was named after the second son of the fifth Earl of Dunmore

The latitude of Dunmore is 41.419N. The longitude is -75.632W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 968 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,715.


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Median household income
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$33,280
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dunmore demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bucktown
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Colleges and universities: Pennsylvania State University -- Worthington Scranton Campus

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12% of Dunmore residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dunmore ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dunmore was $19,851, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Dunmore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dunmore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $398.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $917.


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Lackawanna County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dunmore political report.

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The average commute time for Dunmore workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dunmore between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Dunmore include Days Inn, Holiday Inn, Sleep Inn, Super 8.

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