The table below compares Luzerne County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 12||84th|
|Population Density1||# 17||76th|
|Diversity Index2||# 15||79th|
|Median Household Income||# 45||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 31||55th|
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|Population in Households||309,540|
|Population in Familes||243,094|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11,744|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||149,784 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||87,583 (58.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||44,851 (29.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||17,350 (11.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,297|
|Average Home Value||$140,259|
|Median Household Income||$43,750|
|Average Household Income||$57,147|
|Per Capita Income||$23,840|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.28%|
|Per Capita Income||3.08%|
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