Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Pittston: City in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

About

Pittston is a city located in the county of Luzerne in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,368 and a population density of 1,970 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,346 inhabitants.

The city was created 127 years ago in 1894.

Quick Facts about Pittston

Population : 3,346 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Luzerne County
Postal code : 18641, 18640, 18642
Phone Area Codes : 570
Area : 1.71 km2
Altitude : 653 feet / 199 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1970 (127 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:39:19 (11th August 2022)
Density : 1,957 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.66% (2010-2020)
Pittston locator map
Location of Pittston on Pennsylvania map.
Pittston City Aerial image
Pittston City Aerial
Pittston City Aerial image

Geography

Pittston is located at 41°19'33"N 75°47'22"W (41.3259100, -75.7893600). It has 4 neighbors: Duryea, Hughestown, City of Pittston and West Pittston.

Pittston map

  • Charles Calvin Bowman , 1886-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Robert A. Loftus , 1980 1961-01-01T00:00:00Z

Pittston has 4 neighbours.

  • Duryea borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • Hughestown borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • City of Pittston township in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • West Pittston borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Pittston decreased by 0.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1860 3,682 - 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1870 6,760 45.53% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1880 7,472 9.53% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1890 10,302 27.47% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1900 12,556 17.95% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1910 16,267 22.81% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1920 18,497 12.06% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1930 18,246 -1.38% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1940 17,828 -2.34% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1950 15,012 -18.76% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1960 12,407 -21% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1970 11,113 -11.64% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1980 9,930 -11.91% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
1990 9,400 -5.64% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
2000 8,104 -15.99% 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
2010 3,368 -140.62% census
2011 3,357 -0.33% estimation process
2012 3,353 -0.12% estimation process
2013 3,354 0.03% estimation process
2014 3,360 0.18% estimation process
2015 3,360 0% estimation process
2016 3,359 -0.03% estimation process
2017 3,366 0.21% estimation process
2018 3,364 -0.06% estimation process
2019 3,357 -0.21% estimation process
2020 3,346 -0.33% estimation process

Pittston zip code is 18640. County name: Luzerne, County fips: 42079

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People born in Pittston (25)

People born in Pittston, including businessman and philanthropist John D. MacArthur, Professor, author Jay Parini, Major League Baseball player and manager Hughie Jennings, .

List

  • Dan Gordon (animator) he was born in 13/07/1902
  • Carl Ferris Miller (South Korean banker) he was born in 05/04/1921
  • Gib Cool (American football player) he was born in 01/01/1894
  • Henry Welsford (American rower) he was born in 14/06/1900
  • Ray Musto (American politician) he was born in 30/03/1929
  • Jimmy Cefalo (American football player) he was born in 06/10/1956
  • Lou Butera (American pool player) he was born in 15/05/1937
  • Mike Hudock (American football player (1934-2003)) he was born in 29/09/1934
  • Thomas Tigue (American politician) he was born in 24/08/1945
  • Tommy McMillan (baseball player) he was born in 18/04/1888
  • William Bowman (American fencer) he was born in 28/07/1881
  • J. Harold Flannery (American politician) he was born in 19/04/1898
  • Simon F. Pauxtis (American football player and coach, baseball player (1885-1961)) he was born in 20/07/1885
  • Thomas Craig (American mathematician) he was born in 20/12/1855
  • Gerry Granahan (American singer and record producer) he was born in 20/04/1932
  • Austin O'Malley (American author) he was born in 01/01/1858
  • Joe Cosgrove (actor and attorney) he was born in 01/02/1957
  • Mark O'Keefe he was born in 10/07/1952

Schools in Pittston

College & universities near Pittston, PA

Code Name City ZIP
365383 Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Wilkes Barre (PA) 18705-0699

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pittston, PA

Code Name Address Type
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
SRN Scranton, PA 23 Lackawanna Avenue BUS
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS

Post offices near Pittston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pittston Post Office Pittston (PA) 18640

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Pittston , Maine town in Maine, United States of America with a population of 2,819 people.

Other cities in Luzerne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Luzerne County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Back Mountain 26,973 Unincorporated community
Hazleton 24,809 City in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Kingston 12,787 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Nanticoke 10,278 City in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Plains 9,657 Township in eastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Cranberry 6,218 Township in Butler County, Pennsylvania
Plymouth 5,752 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Exeter 5,519 Borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Swoyersville 5,010 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Duryea 4,910 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Pittston 4,745 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Edwardsville 4,738 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Larksville 4,395 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Hazleton 4,318 Borough in southwestern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Forty Fort 4,025 Borough in northeastern Luzerne, County, Pennsylvania
Freeland 3,413 Borough in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Pittston distances to largest Pennsylvania cities