Duryea Tourism

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Duryea is a borough in the Greater Pittston area of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, 9 miles (14 km) south of Scranton situated along the east bank of the Susquehanna, extending up the Lackawanna River from its confluence between the two. Duryea was incorporated as a borough in 1891, and had an import switching rail yard, the Duryea yard (or Muller yard) connecting the central Wyoming Valley to destinations in both east and west lower New York State and down-state Pennsylvania to Harrisburg and the via the Lehigh Valley (Reading Allentown, Philadelphia, et al.). Coal mining and the manufacture of silk were the chief industries in the early years of its existence. The population numbered 7,487 in 1910 in the heyday of Anthracite mining and 8,275 in 1940. The population was 4,917 at the 2010 census. In 2011, the borough received national attention for its role in the landmark Supreme Court case Borough of Duryea v. Guarnieri, in which the court stated that "a government employer's allegedly retaliatory actions against an employee do not give rise to liability under the Petition Clause unless the employee's petition relates to a matter of public concern."

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Duryea in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Jersey City, United States. Add Jersey City to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Liberty State Park, Liberty Science Center, Empty Sky 9-11 Memorial. Also, to reach Duryea, you'll have to take a flight to Jersey City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Duryea are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Duryea*

  • Pollution Statistics in Duryea

    Know the pollution level of Duryea before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Duryea: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Duryea for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Duryea.

    • Burglary and Theft 65 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
  • Living in Duryea - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 54.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 26.44 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Duryea

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Duryea

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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