Luzerne, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 2,840 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 1,379  (48.6%)
Females: 1,461  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18709.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,466 (it was $27,614 in 2000)
Luzerne:

$31,466
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,396 (it was $16,217 in 2000)

Luzerne borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,845 (it was $68,700 in 2000)
Luzerne:

$89,845
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $148,343; Detached houses: $159,871; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,516; In 2-unit structures: $93,919; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,912; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $329,671; Mobile homes: $31,081; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $14,444

Median gross rent in 2013: $616.

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  • Races in Luzerne, PA (2010)

    Luzerne races chart
    • 2,74196.3%White alone
    • 592.1%Hispanic
    • 160.6%Black alone
    • 170.6%Two or more races
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

Races in Luzerne detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Luzerne: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.8%), Polish (12.8%), German (11.2%), English (7.9%), Italian (7.2%), Slovak (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 4,136 people per square mile   (average).

Luzerne,PA real estate house value index trend

Luzerne, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Luzerne:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Luzerne borough:

  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

7 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Luzerne, Pennsylvania as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Luzerne to the number of sex offenders is 1,426 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,462 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,126 (1.3%)

Luzerne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (14.6 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (96.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (97.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Courtdale borough, PA (0.8 miles ), Pringle borough, PA (0.8 miles ), Forty Fort borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Swoyersville borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Kingston borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Edwardsville borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Plains, PA (1.5 miles ), Trucksville, PA (1.6 miles ).

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 75.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Luzerne household income distribution Luzerne home values distribution

Property values in Luzerne, PA


Crime rates in Luzerne by Year
Type 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 022
per 100,000 0.070.270.1
Robberies 100
per 100,000 35.00.00.0
Assaults 933
per 100,000 315.3105.3105.2
Burglaries 131515
per 100,000 455.5526.7525.8
Thefts 1046463
per 100,000 3,644.02,247.22,208.2
Auto thefts 422
per 100,000 140.270.270.1
Arson 010
per 100,000 0.035.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 253.9) 272.1217.3215.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Luzerne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -276 (-8.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Luzerne: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Luzerne, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Luzerne, Pennsylvania average temperatures Luzerne, Pennsylvania average precipitation Luzerne, Pennsylvania humidity Luzerne, Pennsylvania wind speed Luzerne, Pennsylvania snowfall Luzerne, Pennsylvania sunshine Luzerne, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Luzerne-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Luzerne borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/4/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Luzerne-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from Luzerne center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 247.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from Luzerne center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 273.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Luzerne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Luzerne topographic map

Birthplace of: Mickey Witek - Baseball player, Rocky Castellani - Boxer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Luzerne:

  • ASSOCIATED FAMILY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • DIVERSIFIED NURSING INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • STEP BY STEP INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • VALLEY HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; FORTY FORT, PA)
  • KINGSTON COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • LEADER NSG AND REHAB CTR WEST (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • FIRST HOSPITAL WYOMING VALLEY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Luzerne:

  • King's College (about 3 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 3 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 6 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 9 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • University of Scranton (about 15 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 18 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 35 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

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Notable locations in Luzerne: Maltby Colliery Station (A), Volunteer Fire Department of Luzerne (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Luzerne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.8. This is about average.

City:

88.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0807. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0807
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.58. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.769. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.769
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.41
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.7%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.9% for Black residents, 99.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  52.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Luzerne, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Luzerne compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with branches in Luzerne (2011 data):

  • The Luzerne Bank: at 118 Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/10: Bank assets: $300.7 mil, Deposits: $263.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Luzerne National Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Luzerne travel time to work - commute Luzerne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Luzerne borough (based on Luzerne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 65
Luzerne County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Luzerne County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Here:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$858
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 14$17,371
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$2,478
Totals for Government 0$0 25$20,707

Luzerne government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $126,000 ($44.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $139,000 ($48.94)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($41.20)
    General - Other: $90,000 ($31.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($20.42)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($10.56)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($9.51)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($8.80)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($8.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($7.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($3.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($3.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($2.82)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $10,000 ($3.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($13.03)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($3.17)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($2.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $169,000 ($59.51)

Luzerne government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($24.30)
    All Other: $23,000 ($8.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($6.34)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $90,000 ($31.69)
    Highways: $48,000 ($16.90)
    All Other: $43,000 ($15.14)
    General Support: $4,000 ($1.41)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $170,000 ($59.86)
    Property: $154,000 ($54.23)
    NEC: $66,000 ($23.24)

Luzerne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $148,000 ($52.11)

3.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.48%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.41% ($33,801 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($35,230)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.17% ($28,378)


3.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.36% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.16% ($28,552)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($28,678)

Strongest AM radio stations in Luzerne:

  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Luzerne:

  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • W235AA (94.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYST OF HIGHER ED)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRGN (88.1 FM; SWEET VALLEY, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Luzerne:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
Luzerne fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Luzerne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 83m272ftTotal length
  • $5,000Total costs
  • 106,431Total average daily traffic
  • 4,685Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 101980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Luzerne, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Valerie H Moore, 100 Young St. (Lat: 41.210583 Lon: -75.931583), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2016841432, Vmoore01@sprintspectrum.Com, 1 INTERNATIONAL BLVD., SUITE 800
  • Vlerie H Moore, 100 Young St. (Lat: 41.210583 Lon: -75.931583), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2016841432, Vmoore01@sprintspectrum.Com, 1 INTERNATIONAL BLVD., SUITE 800
  • Valerie H Moore, 100 Young St. (Lat: 41.210583 Lon: -75.931583), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2016844292, Vmoore01@sprintspectrum.Com, 1 INTERNATIONAL BLVD., SUITE 800
  • Carla Greenhalgh, 100 Young St. (Lat: 41.210583 Lon: -75.931583), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9133159931, Cgreen31@sprintspectrum.Com, 6450 SPRINT PARKWAY, Phone: (Gre) enh-algh
  • HATEM RIZK, 100 Young St. (Lat: 41.210583 Lon: -75.931583), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9133159931, Cgreen31@sprintspectrum.Com, 6450 SPRINT PARKWAY, Phone: (Gre) enh-algh
  • Joseph R Scheff, 100 Young St. (Lat: 41.210583 Lon: -75.931583), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9133159931, Cgreen31@sprintspectrum.Com, 6450 SPRINT PARKWAY, Phone: (Gre) enh-algh

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 144 Academy Street (Lat: 41.281472 Lon: -75.891306), Call Sign: WXF913, Licensee ID: L00705017
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2003, Expiration Date: 07/21/2013
    Registrant: Luzerne, Burough Of, 144 Academy St, Luzerne, PA 18709, Phone: (717) 287-7633

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BUNKER HILL, North St On Bunker Hill (Lat: 41.313917 Lon: -75.889083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WLT592
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 11215.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Bunker Hill (Lat: 41.313944 Lon: -75.888806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: KNKI704
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Luzerne)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6823W , Serial Number: 28-20961, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James Gallagher, 278 Tener St, Luzerne, PA 18709, Other Owners: Roseanne Gallagher

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$77,0008$77,87518$90,5005$30,2002$60,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$98,5004$16,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$91,5004$93,00019$74,3685$22,0003$101,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$116,6670$012$102,8330$01$36,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$92,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2123.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$45,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2123.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Luzerne, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13573.7 years
Joseph11372.6 years
Mary11278.5 years
Anna7978.7 years
Helen5377.7 years
William5275.1 years
Frank3873.8 years
Michael3673.5 years
Margaret3478.4 years
George3375.8 years
Most common last names in Luzerne, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Evans1672.2 years
Smith1373.8 years
Mizenko1174.7 years
Martin1073.5 years
Seitz878.5 years
Phillips873.9 years
Zurinski870.6 years
Davis876.5 years
Sobeck776.7 years
Bednar775.0 years
Businesses in Luzerne, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1
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