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Luzerne County, PA

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Luzerne County, PA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatWilkes-Barre, PA
  • Population320,918
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 890.3300
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 360.3999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010320,918200 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010360.40361 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20186.3%1053 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201812.9%616 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20195.7%293 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,239.60893 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201628.6%1248 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20167.801978 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201851.6%1382 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20163608 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20156.5%2889 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201820.8%1262 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$712,706,000.00197 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201710157 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201190.132232 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201995.7%167 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20082.6093 of 212
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20184405 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.011460 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2013$438,368.13171 of 447
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$6,027,759,000.00234 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20103.0%586 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)2005384,09641 of 59
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201230.1%1808 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201841247 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201827304 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20104,853227 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201921,723.542271 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$6,046,000,000.0038 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$9,260,000,000.00184 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$285,000,000.00307 of 2178
Population (County)2050306,000308 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$209,735.00954 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050225,000262 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205025,000328 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050405200 of 2780
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