Luzerne County Population 2017

Luzerne County's estimated population is 316,383 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Luzerne County is the 12th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016316,383-1,429-0.45%
2015317,812-1,267-0.40%
2014319,079-814-0.25%
2013319,893-1,527-0.48%
2012321,4202910.09%
2011321,1291300.04%
2010320,999-7,150-2.18%
1990328,149-14,930-4.35%
1980343,0797780.23%
1970342,301-4,671-1.35%
1960346,972-45,269-11.54%
1950392,241-49,277-11.16%
1940441,518-3,591-0.81%
1930445,10954,11813.84%
1920390,99147,80513.93%
1910343,18686,06533.47%
1900257,12155,91827.79%
1890201,20368,13851.21%
1880133,065-27,850-17.31%
1870160,91570,67178.31%
186090,24434,17260.94%
185056,07212,06627.42%
184044,00616,62760.73%
183027,3797,35236.71%
182020,0271,91810.59%
181018,1095,27041.05%
180012,8397,935161.81%
17904,9040.00%

Luzerne County Population Growth

Population Data via

Luzerne County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White290,48591.81%
Black or African American16,3035.15%
Two or More Races5,3041.68%
Asian3,9761.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5160.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2280.07%

Luzerne County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k12kLuzerne County Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k12kLuzerne County Female Population

Population of Cities in Luzerne County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hazleton2534024659-681-2.69%
Kingston1318212861-321-2.44%
Nanticoke1046510189-276-2.64%
Pittston77347602-132-1.71%
Plymouth59515792-159-2.67%
Duryea49224852-70-1.42%
Freeland35313438-93-2.63%
Wyoming30733011-62-2.02%
Luzerne28452801-44-1.55%
Harveys Lake27922773-19-0.68%
Dallas28042768-36-1.28%
Conyngham19141870-44-2.30%
Nescopeck15831541-42-2.65%
White Haven10971091-6-0.55%
Shickshinny837823-14-1.67%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990