Luzerne County , Pennsylvania

Luzerne County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

Luzerne County locator map
Location of Luzerne County on Pennsylvania map.

About

Luzerne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 320,918 and a population density of 137 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 317,417 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wilkes-Barre. The county was created 234 years ago in 1786.

Geography

Luzerne County is located at 41°10'37"N 75°59'21"W (41.1770100, -75.9890300). It has 6 neighbors: Columbia County, Lackawanna County, Monroe County, Schuylkill County, Sullivan County and Wyoming County.

Luzerne County Courthouse flickr image
Luzerne County Courthouse flickr

The largest city of Luzerne County is Back Mountain with a population of 26,973. Other cities include, Hazleton population 24,794, Plymouth population 17,531, Mountain Top population 10,982 and Nanticoke population 10,312. See all Luzerne County cities & populated places.

Weather

Luzerne County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. more

Luzerne County Courthouse flickr image

Luzerne County map

Luzerne County Quick Facts

Population : 317,417 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
Different from : Luzerne
Area : 2349 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Named for : Anne-César, Chevalier de la Luzerne
Altitude : 2,306 feet / 703 meters
Capital : Wilkes-Barre
Establishment : September 09, 1786
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:30:39 (30th July 2021)
Density : 135 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.1% (2010-2019)
Weather : 77℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Luzerne County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Luzerne County decreased by 1.1% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 320,918 - census
2011 321,006 0.03% estimation process
2012 321,147 0.04% estimation process
2013 319,637 -0.47% estimation process
2014 319,150 -0.15% estimation process
2015 318,059 -0.34% estimation process
2016 317,172 -0.28% estimation process
2017 317,808 0.2% estimation process
2018 317,859 0.02% estimation process
2019 317,417 -0.14% estimation process

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People born in Luzerne County (12)

People born in Luzerne County, including army officer Harry Welsh, All-college football player, professional football player, quarterback, halfback, College Football Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame Charley Trippi, poet and politician John S. McGroarty, you can see a list of people who born in Luzerne County.

Luzerne County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Luzerne County.

City Name Population Title
Back Mountain 26,973 Unincorporated community
Hazleton 24,794 City in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Plymouth 17,531 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Mountain Top 10,982
Nanticoke 10,312 City in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Plains 9,663 Township in eastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Dallas 9,269 Borough in northern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Kingston 6,898 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Cranberry 6,243 Township in Butler County, Pennsylvania
Swoyersville 5,009 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Duryea 4,852 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Pittston 4,761 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Edwardsville 4,723 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Larksville 4,385 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Hazleton 4,355 Borough in southwestern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Forty Fort 4,041 Borough in northeastern Luzerne, County, Pennsylvania

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