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Nanticoke is a city in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The community was named for the Indian tribe
The latitude of Nanticoke is 41.205N. The longitude is -76.005W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,533.
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11% of Nanticoke residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nanticoke ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nanticoke was $15,348, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Nanticoke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Nanticoke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $773.
Libraries in Nanticoke include Mill Memorial Library ... View libraries
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nanticoke political report.
The average commute time for Nanticoke workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Nanticoke between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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