West Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

West Pittston: Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

About

West Pittston is a city located in the county of Luzerne in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,868 and a population density of 5,019 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,745 inhabitants.

The city was created 165 years ago in 1856.

Quick Facts about West Pittston

Population : 4,745 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Luzerne County
Postal code : 18643
Phone Area Codes : 570
Area : 0.97 km2
Altitude : 545 feet / 166 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1857 (165 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:27:20 (5th July 2022)
Density : 4,892 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.59% (2010-2020)
West Pittston locator map
Location of West Pittston on Pennsylvania map.
House on Luzerne St at Warren  West Pittston PA image
House on Luzerne St at Warren West Pittston PA
House on Luzerne St at Warren  West Pittston PA image

Geography

West Pittston is located at 41°19'39"N 75°47'35"W (41.3275800, -75.7929700). It has 2 neighbors: Duryea and Pittston.

West Pittston map

West Pittston has 2 neighbours.

  • Duryea borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • Pittston city in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Pittston decreased by 2.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 5,072 - census
2010 4,868 -4.19% census
2011 4,888 0.41% estimation process
2012 4,872 -0.33% estimation process
2013 4,845 -0.56% estimation process
2014 4,829 -0.33% estimation process
2015 4,807 -0.46% estimation process
2016 4,787 -0.42% estimation process
2017 4,785 -0.04% estimation process
2018 4,777 -0.17% estimation process
2019 4,761 -0.34% estimation process
2020 4,745 -0.34% estimation process

Fort Jenkins, West Pittston

People born in West Pittston (3)

People born in West Pittston, including actress Marion Lorne, baseball player Bob Repass, meteorologist Jim Kosek, .

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Schools in West Pittston

College & universities near West 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 West 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 West Pittston

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

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
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
Pittston 3,346 City in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

West Pittston distances to largest Pennsylvania cities