Avoca Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Avoca: City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America

About

Avoca is a city located in the county of Luzerne in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,661 and a population density of 431 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,603 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Avoca Quick Facts

Population : 2,603 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Luzerne County
Postal code : 51521
Phone Area Codes : 712
Area : 6.17 km2
Altitude : 1,194 feet / 364 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 07:02:11 (22nd January 2022)
Density : 422 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.23% (2010-2020)
Avoca locator map
Location of Avoca on Pennsylvania map.
Downtown Avoca  Iowa image
Downtown Avoca Iowa
Downtown Avoca  Iowa image

Geography

Avoca is located at 41°20'23"N 75°44'11"W (41.3398000, -75.7363000).

Avoca map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Avoca decreased by 2.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,661 - census
2011 2,665 0.15% estimation process
2012 2,668 0.11% estimation process
2013 2,654 -0.53% estimation process
2014 2,648 -0.23% estimation process
2015 2,639 -0.34% estimation process
2016 2,634 -0.19% estimation process
2017 2,636 0.08% estimation process
2018 2,635 -0.04% estimation process
2019 2,629 -0.23% estimation process
2020 2,603 -1% estimation process

Avoca, Pleasant Valley

People born in Avoca (3)

People born in Avoca, including businessman Edwin T. Meredith, actor Richard Beymer, attorney and municipal judge Orfa Jean Shontz, .

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Schools in Avoca

College & universities near Avoca, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212355 Empire Beauty School-Wyoming Valley Moosic (PA) 18507

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Avoca, PA

Code Name Address Type
SRN Scranton, PA 23 Lackawanna Avenue BUS
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS

Post offices near Avoca

Post Office Name City ZIP
Duryea Post Office Duryea (PA) 18642

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Avoca , New York town in Steuben County, New York, United States of America with a population of 2,121 people.
  • Avoca , Iowa city in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America with a population of 1,537 people.
  • Avoca , Wisconsin village in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States of America with a population of 620 people.
  • Avoca , Indiana unincorporated town in Marshall Township, Lawrence County, Indiana, United States of America with a population of 583 people.
  • Avoca , Arkansas town in Benton County, Arkansas, United States of America with a population of 522 people.
  • Avoca , Nebraska village in Cass County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 253 people.
  • Avoca , Minnesota city in Murray County, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 134 people.

Other cities in Luzerne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Luzerne County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Back Mountain 26,973 Unincorporated community
Hazleton 24,809 City in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Kingston 12,787 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Nanticoke 10,278 City in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Plains 9,657 Township in eastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Cranberry 6,218 Township in Butler County, Pennsylvania
Plymouth 5,752 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Exeter 5,519 Borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Swoyersville 5,010 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Duryea 4,910 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Pittston 4,745 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Edwardsville 4,738 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Larksville 4,395 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Hazleton 4,318 Borough in southwestern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Forty Fort 4,025 Borough in northeastern Luzerne, County, Pennsylvania
Freeland 3,413 Borough in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Avoca distances to largest Pennsylvania cities