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Roaring Brook is a township in Lackawanna County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Roaring Brook is 41.35N. The longitude is -75.583W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,660 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,637.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roaring Brook demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lackawanna County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18512 ZIP code.
14% of Roaring Brook residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roaring Brook ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roaring Brook was $26,773, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Roaring Brook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roaring Brook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $395. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,115.
Lackawanna County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roaring Brook political report.
The average commute time for Roaring Brook workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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