Luzerne Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Luzerne: Township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

About

Luzerne is a township located in the county of Fayette in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,845 and a population density of 93 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,802 inhabitants.

Luzerne Quick Facts

Population : 2,802 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Fayette County
Area : 30.74 km2
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:45:34 (28th May 2022)
Postal code : 18709
Density : 91 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.53% (2010-2020)
Luzerne locator map
Location of Luzerne on Pennsylvania map.
Luzerne Township municipal building west of Republic image
Luzerne Township municipal building west of Republic
Luzerne Township municipal building west of Republic image

Geography

Luzerne is located at 39°59'57"N 79°57'46"W (39.9992400, -79.9628300).

Luzerne map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Luzerne decreased by 1.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,845 - census
2011 2,853 0.28% estimation process
2012 2,855 0.07% estimation process
2013 2,842 -0.46% estimation process
2014 2,834 -0.28% estimation process
2015 2,825 -0.32% estimation process
2016 2,817 -0.28% estimation process
2017 2,818 0.04% estimation process
2018 2,817 -0.04% estimation process
2019 2,812 -0.18% estimation process
2020 2,802 -0.36% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 20,158
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 20,207
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 18,252
April 1, 2010 Population : 20,226
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.1%
People over 65 (%) : 16.5%
Female persons, % : 53.0%
White only, percent : 88.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,188
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 46.7%

Luzerne zip code is 18709. County name: Luzerne, County fips: 42079

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 46.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $78,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $912
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $357
2015-2019 median gross rent : $606
2015-2019 Households : 8,582
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 75.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 22.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,995
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 511,273
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 94,590
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 229,734
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,316
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $28,840
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,068
Percentage of people living in poverty : 36.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,720
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 952
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 635
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,523
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 248
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,332
2010 population per square mile : 1,884.2
2010 land area in square miles : 10.73

People born in Luzerne (2)

People born in Luzerne, including baseball player Mel Queen, George Sirochman, .

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Schools in Luzerne

College & universities near Luzerne, PA

Code Name City ZIP
211361 California University of Pennsylvania California (PA) 15419-1394

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Luzerne, PA

Code Name Address Type
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS

Post offices near Luzerne

Post Office Name City ZIP
La Bell Post Office La Belle (PA) 15450

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Luzerne , Pennsylvania borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 2,851 people.
  • Luzerne , Iowa City in Benton County, Iowa, United States with a population of 92 people.

Other cities in Fayette County

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

City Name Population Title
Palmer 21,443 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
White 15,495 City in United States of America
Uniontown 9,632 City in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
Collier 8,247 City in Pennsylvania, United States
Redstone 5,241 Township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Lynn 4,440 Township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Mahoning 4,096 Township in southern Montour County, Pennsylvania
Fayette 3,560 City in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States
Hatfield 3,323 Borough of Pennsylvania
Masontown 3,260 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
East Uniontown 2,419 Census designated place
Coolspring 2,127 City in United States of America
Hopwood 2,090 Census designated place
Connellsville 2,048 City in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
Oliver 1,942 Census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
South Connellsville 1,896 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Luzerne distances to largest Pennsylvania cities