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People

Total Population 517
Male Share of the Population 53.2%
Female Share of the Population 46.8%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 268
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 41.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,500
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.7%
Median Gross Rent $817
Median House Value $66,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 23%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Laurel Run Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Luzerne
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18706
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.222
Longitude -75.863

Laurel Run Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 32.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Laurel Run, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hanover Township (18706)

Wilkes Barre (18706)

Wilkes Barre Township (18706)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashley 2,753 $52,778
Forty Fort 4,170 $77,750
Kingston 13,074 $65,753
Larksville 4,453 $57,260

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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