Luzerne demographics profile

StatisticLuzernePennsylvaniaNational
Population2,82912,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,10328791
Median age45.340.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1830%40%43%
Speak English95%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%
Luzerne, PA has a population of 2,829 and is the 9,106th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,103 per sq mi which is 1330% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 4429% higher than the national average. The median age in Luzerne is 45 which is approximately 12% higher than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In Luzerne, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 80% of Luzerne residents were born in Pennsylvania, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Luzerne is 1330% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • The median age in Luzerne is 12% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • In Luzerne 94.91% of the population is White.
  • In Luzerne 2.12% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Luzerne 1.24% of the population is Asian.

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      Luzerne population breakdown by race

      RaceLuzernePennsylvaniaNational
      White94.91%81.37%73.35%
      Black or African American2.12%11.03%12.63%
      Asian1.24%3.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.20%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.48%2.24%3.06%
      Other race0.25%1.98%4.75%
      In Luzerne, 3.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Luzerne, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).