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Demographics

People

Total Population2,829
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+1,405
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married36.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.4%
Median Earnings25+$33,608
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$33,713
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,306

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,079
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation3.3%

Housing

People Living Alone40.5%
Median Gross Rent$591
Median House Value$89,000

Ancestry

Italian23.5%
English17.6%
Irish17.5%
Polish15.8%
Slovak9.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.3%
Welsh5.9%
Lithuanian4.9%
Russian3.3%
French Except Basque1.5%
German1.4%
Swedish0.9%
Dutch0.6%
Iranian0.6%
Slovene0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
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Luzerne Almanac

CategoryValue
County Luzerne County
Standard Zip Codes18709
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.28
Approximate Longitude-75.89

Luzerne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationPALMERTON
Distance36.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches
StationMILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance36.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Courtdale705$56,944
Edwardsville4,753$38,076
Forty Fort4,162$80,258
Kingston12,996$70,579
Pringle924$41,900
Swoyersville5,000$61,684

Luzerne Private Schools

Graham Academy
469 Miller St
ZIP: 18709
Elementary
Total Enrollment 27
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