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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Dunmore is a suburb of with a population of 13,282. Dunmore is in Lackawanna County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Dunmore offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Dunmore there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Dunmore and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Dunmore are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$158,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$760
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    139.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    255.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,012.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    38.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Dunmore

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,322
National
$55,322
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Dunmore Reviews

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It is a very nice town very close to Scranton with all of the amenities of convenience. It is quiet and friendly, but close enough to everything that you can get access to everything you need and then escape back to the quiet essence of Dunmore. The people in Dunmore are very friendly. The properties in the area are very well kept. And there are many employers within a very short commute. Additionally, it broders Scranton City, so there are the benefits of being in close proximity to a medium-sized city that enhance the quiet nature of Dunmore without negatively affecting it.

One can find coffee shops and many excellent restaurants. There is an abundance of food opportunities that can offer a person a different dining experience for several weeks straight. Dunmore has the right mix of a small community feel with the ability to fulfill any need a person can have within a short drive. Most often a brief ten minute drive will fulfill just about any need.
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Dunmore was a great place to grow up and raise a family! It is safe because everyone looks out for one another and the school district wants their students to succeed! Small town but with larger modern amenities just a drive away! Also close just a short drive to the country side.
Dunmore is a very small town where everyone knows everyone, most people that live here as adults grew up here as well, and very few leave the town (or area). There's not much to do, and most things are about who you know. There's some stores and tons of bars, though.