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Jermyn is a borough in Lackawanna County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The community was named after John Jermyn, English merchant
The latitude of Jermyn is 41.530N. The longitude is -75.545W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 965 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,265.
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15% of Jermyn residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jermyn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jermyn was $17,417, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Jermyn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jermyn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.
Lackawanna County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jermyn political report.
The average commute time for Jermyn workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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