Luzerne County, PA has a population of 316,383 people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $46,580. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Luzerne County, PA declined from 318,449 to 316,383, a 0.65% decrease and its median household income declined from $50,301 to $46,580, a 7.4% decrease.
The population of Luzerne County, PA is 83.1% White, 10.7% Hispanic, and 3.66% Black. N/A of the people in Luzerne County, PA speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Luzerne County, PA are Wilkes University, with 1,402 graduates, Luzerne County Community College, with 853 graduates, and Misericordia University, with 824 graduates.
The median property value in Luzerne County, PA is $123,400, and the homeownership rate is 68.1%. Most people in Luzerne County, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Luzerne County, PA is 2 cars per household.
Luzerne County, PA is the 12th most populated county in Pennsylvania and borders Carbon County, PA; Columbia County, PA; Lackawanna County, PA; Monroe County, PA; Schuylkill County, PA; Sullivan County, PA; Wyoming County, PA& 2 more.