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Tunkhannock is a township in Wyoming County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Tunkhannock. For links to other places called Tunkhannock, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Tunkhannock is 41.55N. The longitude is -75.866W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 958 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,298.
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26% of Tunkhannock residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tunkhannock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tunkhannock was $18,384, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Tunkhannock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tunkhannock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,012.
Wyoming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tunkhannock political report.
The average commute time for Tunkhannock workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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