Demographic Information

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Population of Luzerne County – 319,250

51.8%  -  Female
48.2%  -  Male






 

 

Population of Luzerne County By Age:

27.2%  -  25-44
24.0%  -  45-64
19.7%  -  65+
17.1%  -  15 & Younger
12.0%  -  16-24

 



Educational Attainment:

(population 25 and older)
41.4%  -  High School Graduates
23.3%  -  Some College or Associates Degree
10.4%  -  Bachelor’s Degree
6.0%    -  Master’s, Professional or Doctorate Degree

 

 

 

Luzerne County Housing Statistics:

Median value of owner-occupied housing units $84,800.
Total Housing Units 144,686
64%  -  Owner Occupied
27%  -  Renter Occupied
  9%  -  Other



Employment By Industry in Luzerne County:

4.7%     -  Finance and Insurance
3.4%     -  Information
16.6%   -  Manufacturing
3.2%     -  Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
13%      -  Retail Trade
4.2%     -  Wholesale Trade

Transportation to Work:

(Workers 16 and over – 141,168)
93.1%  -  Car, Truck, Van or Motorcycle
3.2%    -  Walk
2.1%    -  Work at Home
   1%    -  Public Transportation

Source:  2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau

Last Updated: 08/19/06 03:32:00
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