Beaver Meadows, PA Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 968. Estimated population in July 2020: 963 (-0.5% change)
Males: 485 (50.1%), Females: 483 (49.9%)

Carbon County

Zip code: 18216

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $31,058
Median house value: $56,900

Races in Beaver Meadows:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)

Ancestries: Slovak (20.9%), German (13.2%), Polish (12.3%), Italian (11.1%), Irish (10.5%), Czech (5.2%).

Elevation: 1559 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Beaver Meadows

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaver Meadows borough

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-3.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Beaver Meadows:

  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; HAZLETON, PA)
  • HAZLETON-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; HAZLETON, PA)
  • ST LUKE’S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; COALDALE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Beaver Meadows:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 31 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 39 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 39 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Beaver Meadows:

  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 7 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)
  • JAKE ARNER MEMORIAL (about 15 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; Abbreviation: 22N)
  • FLYING M AERODROME (about 20 miles; GERMANSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: P91)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver Meadows:

  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 29 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 36 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 38 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)

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