Christopher D. Glinton
Nicholas H. Cost, Council President
Bernard Scalzo, Vice President
Chris DeGonzague, President Pro Tem
Joann M. Matarese
Robert L. Lesjack
Tracy A. Lazier
Amy T. Bean
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BOROUGH OF FOREST CITY
535 Main Street, Forest City, Pa 18421
2018 Reorganization Meeting - January 2, 2018
(Seated L-R) Newly elected officials - Council Members, Amy Bean, Tracey Lazier, and Mayor Tammy Rogalski, Sec./Treas. Sharon Vannan, Council Member Joann Matarese.
(Standing) Solicitor Paul Smith, Vice President Bernie Scalzo, President Nick Cost, Pres. Pro-Tem. Chris DeGonzague, and Councilman Bob Lesjack.
Forest City Borough is a borough in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Forest City is situated at the corner of Susquehanna County, Lackawanna County and Wayne County, 23 miles northeast of Scranton on PA State Route #171. The entire borough is only .9034 square miles.
Forest City Borough is governed by a Borough Council consisting of seven Council Members. The Mayor oversees the Forest City Police Department which consists of a full-time Chief of Police, Assistant Chief and several part-time patrol officers.
The Police Department offices are on the second floor of the Borough Building at 535 Main Street, which also houses the Borough Offices, Council Chambers, and the Mayor's office. The first floor of the Borough building is occupied by a branch of the Susquehanna County Library and the Area Agency on Aging Senior Nutrition Center. The third floor of the building is the Pentecost Hall which is available for private events for a nominal fee.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,911 people, 817 households, and 462 families residing in the borough.
There are 817 households out of which 28.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.6% are married couples living together, 15.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 43.5% are non-families. 39.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 23.5% have someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.91.
The median age is 47. For every 100 females there are 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.0 males.
The median income for a household in the borough is $33,618, and the median income for a family is $41,985. The per capita income for the borough is $19,245. About 6.4% of families and 21.3% of the population live below the poverty line, including 28.4% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.