Luzerne County Population 2018

Luzerne County's estimated population is 317,343 with a growth rate of 0.17% 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
2017317,3435420.17%
2016316,801-1,212-0.38%
2015318,013-1,193-0.37%
2014319,206-539-0.17%
2013319,745-1,409-0.44%
2012321,1542060.06%
2011320,948-58-0.02%
2010321,006-7,143-2.18%
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
White290,48591.54%
Black or African American16,3035.14%
Two or More Races5,3041.67%
Asian3,9761.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5160.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2280.07%

Luzerne County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k12k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k12k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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