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Luzerne County

Population in 2012: 2,851 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 1,376  (48.3%)
Females: 1,475  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  44.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  43.3 years

Zip code: 18709

Estimated median household income in 2011: $27,627 (it was $27,614 in 2000)
Luzerne:

$27,627
Pennsylvania:

$50,228
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $16,243

Luzerne borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $81,440 (it was $68,700 in 2000)
Luzerne:

$81,440
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,110; Detached houses: $92,326; Townhouses or other attached units: $65,682; In 2-unit structures: $81,618

Median gross rent in 2011: $580.

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Luzerne races chart
  • White alone - 2,741 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 59 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 16 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Luzerne: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Italian (19.8%), Polish (17.3%), Irish (13.3%), German (10.6%), English (6.5%), Slovak (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 4152 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Luzerne:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Luzerne borough:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

30 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.1%
Pennsylvania:  5.5%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Luzerne, Pennsylvania as of April 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Luzerne to the number of sex offenders is 1,376 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 2011: $1,404 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $978 (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 ), Larksville borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Wilkes-Barre, PA (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 75.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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Crime rates in Luzerne (2011):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 robbery (35.0 per 100,000)
  • 9 assaults (315.3 per 100,000)
  • 13 burglaries (455.5 per 100,000)
  • 104 thefts (3644.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (140.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 272.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

Crime rates in Luzerne (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (70.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 assaults (105.3 per 100,000)
  • 15 burglaries (526.7 per 100,000)
  • 64 thefts (2247.2 per 100,000)
  • 2 auto thefts (70.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 217.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

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Luzerne, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -276 (-8.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Luzerne-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Luzerne center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Mickey Witek - Baseball player, Rocky Castellani - Boxer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Luzerne:

  • GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 2 miles away; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • WILKES BARRE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, about 2 miles away; WILKES-BARRE, PA)
  • WILKES-BARRE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; WILKES-BARRE, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Luzerne, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Luzerne:

  • King's College (about 3 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 3 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 9 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • University of Scranton (about 15 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 4,839)
  • Marywood University (about 17 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 35 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 43 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0418
U.S.:

0.3342
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.1%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.9% for Black residents, 100.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Luzerne, PA

Luzerne compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Luzerne, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Luzerne travel time to work - commute


Luzerne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Luzerne (based on Luzerne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents69.0%10.2%5.1%2.3%2.0%
Congregations29.8%19.3%7.2%6.9%5.2%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.8%1.2%1.2%0.8%6.4%
Congregations1.7%3.3%2.8%3.0%20.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
Pennsylvania:

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
Here:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Luzerne County:

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$5,773
Other Government Administration 1$2,365$28,38010$5,281
Police - Other 0$0 5$2,652
Fire - Other 0$0 1$276
Streets and Highways 2$5,175$31,0500$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$416
Totals for Government 3$7,540$30,16019$14,398

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $126,000 ($44.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $139,000 ($48.75)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($41.04)
    General - Other: $90,000 ($31.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($20.34)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($10.52)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($9.47)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($8.77)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($8.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($7.02)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($3.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($3.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($2.81)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $10,000 ($3.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($12.98)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($3.16)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $169,000 ($59.28)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($24.20)
    All Other: $23,000 ($8.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($6.31)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $90,000 ($31.57)
    Highways: $48,000 ($16.84)
    All Other: $43,000 ($15.08)
    General Support: $4,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $170,000 ($59.63)
    Property: $154,000 ($54.02)
    NEC: $66,000 ($23.15)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $148,000 ($51.91)

3.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.40% ($33,529 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($30,034)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($31,690)


3.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.35% ($39,731 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($30,057)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($31,150)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Luzerne, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 126
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 94
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 220
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 17

See more detailed statistics of Luzerne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 83 meters (272ft)
Total costs: $5,000
Total average daily traffic: 106,431
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,685

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 10
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
FedEx1Rite Aid1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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