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PO Box 363
White Haven,
Pa 18661
570.443.7722
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White Haven Census - 18661 zip code Count or %

Total Population, 2000

5,563

Population Over 18, 2000

4,308

Population Over 65

859


Luzerne County Census Count or %

Population, 2000

319,250

Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000

5.0%

Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000

21.0%

Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000

19.7%

White persons, percent, 2000 (a)

96.6%

Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)

1.7%

American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)

0.1%

Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)

0.6%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)

Z

Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)

0.4%

Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000

0.6%

Female persons, percent, 2000

51.8%

Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b)

1.2%

White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent, 2000

96.0%

High school graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990

163,112

College graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990

29,575

Housing units, 2000

144,686

Homeownership rate, 2000

70.3%

Households, 2000

130,687

Persons per household, 2000

2.34

Households with persons under 18, percent, 2000

28.6%

Median household money income, 1997 model-based estimate

$32,463

Persons below poverty, percent, 1997 model-based estimate

10.8%

Children below poverty, percent, 1997 model-based estimate

16.4%


 

Luzerne County Business Quick Facts

Count or %

Private nonfarm establishments, 1999

7,606

Private nonfarm employment, 1999

122,554

Non-employer establishments, 1998

13,887

Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1000)

4,501,055

Retail sales, 1997 ($1000)

2,856,425

Retail sales per capita, 1997

$8,998

Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997

2.9%

Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997

23.5%

Housing units authorized by building permits, 2000

603

Federal funds and grants, 2000 ($1000)

1,958,024

Local government employment - full-time equivalent, 1997

8,576


Other Statistics

Count or %

Metropolitan area:
Scranton - Wilkes-Barre - Hazleton

 

Number of industrial parks, Luzerne & Carbon counties

13

Commuters to Luzerne county

5,175

Land area, Luzerne county 2000
(square miles)

891

Persons per square mile Luzerne county, 2000

358.3

School districts in Luzerne & Carbon counties 17

Tourism - domestic traveler spending, Luzerne & Carbon counties 1999

$733,584


 
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms
 

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