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Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania
|Elevation||1,749 ft (533 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||570 and 272|
|GNIS feature ID||1184146|
The school district is considered below the state average.
In 2014, economic decline caused an increase in the use of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) food stamps throughout the region. According to Rev. Luke Richards, pastor of the Pocono Lake Wesleyan Church, "huge needs" are "ever-changing" in the area.
William Henry Christman, a laborer from Pocono Lake and an enlisted man in the United States Army during the U. S. Civil War, was the first soldier to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery in 1864.