Duryea, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,088

Duryea is a city located in Lackawanna County and Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Duryea has a 2024 population of 5,088. Duryea is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,034 in 2020.

The average household income in Duryea is $78,292 with a poverty rate of 9.74%. The median age in Duryea is 41.7 years: 42 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Duryea Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Duryea was:

  • White: 87.66%
  • Two or more races: 7.47%
  • Black or African American: 3.78%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
920.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.07% (54)
The current population of Duryea, Pennsylvania is 5,088 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,034.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,42487.66%
Two or more races3777.47%
Black or African American1913.78%
Other race551.09%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Duryea Population by Race

Duryea Population Pyramid 2024

Duryea Median Age

41.7

Total

42

Male

40.8

Female

Duryea Adults

There are 3,928 adults, (1,074 of whom are seniors) in Duryea.

Duryea Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Duryea Sex Ratio

Female2,61851.87%
Male2,42948.13%

Duryea Population by Age

Duryea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0782.4372.427.6
Married1,0063.5279.720.3
Non Family8641.2359.340.7
Female1152.0684.315.7
Male932.251000

3.25

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Duryea Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1504.16%
Associates Degree2476.85%
Bachelors Degree44312.28%
Graduate Degree3018.34%
High School Graduate1,53642.58%
Less Than 9th Grade80.22%
Some College92225.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Duryea Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Duryea Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,3453,201744
Black1281280
Hispanic90760
2+ Races79650
Other Race55550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.24%.

Duryea Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,703$58,214$42,981
Graduate Degree$83,750$143,091$78,333
High School Graduate$37,011$57,188$32,237
Less Than 9th Grade$41,625$41,625$0
Overall$39,559$49,209$35,497
Some College$30,598$38,426$0

$39,559

Average Earnings

$49,209

Average Male

$35,497

Average Female

Duryea Earnings by Educational Attainment

Duryea Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Duryea Language

96.93% of Duryea residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Duryea Language

Duryea Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,4062595.88%
Black19118496.34%
Multiple3774712.47%

9.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Duryea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Duryea is Black, with 96.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Duryea is White, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.02%.

Duryea Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College17.71%
Less Than 9th Grade12.66%
High School7.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.34%

Duryea Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed14.61%
Female Employed7.71%
Male Employed0%

Duryea Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Duryea Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$69,892$91,349
Households$68,790$78,292
Married Families$76,128$-999,999,999
Non Families-$59,758

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Duryea Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Duryea Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Duryea Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Duryea Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Duryea Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

232

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam88
First Gulf War32
Korea22
Second Gulf War21
World War II10

Duryea Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+99
35 to 5453
65 to 7446
55 to 6434
18 to 340

Duryea Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2326.33%

Duryea Veterans by Race

Duryea Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Duryea Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Duryea Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Duryea Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Duryea Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.94%

Born in Duryea

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Duryea residents were born in the United States, with 84.94% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Duryea Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,157140.27%
20285,143140.27%
20275,129130.25%
20265,116140.27%
20255,102140.28%
20245,088130.26%
20235,07580.16%
20225,06750.1%
20215,062280.56%
20205,0341132.3%
20194,921-11-0.22%
20184,932-2-0.04%
20174,93460.12%
20164,928-15-0.3%
20154,943-16-0.32%
20144,959-12-0.24%
20134,971-23-0.46%
20124,99430.06%
20114,99160.12%
20104,98500%
20004,634-235-4.83%
19904,869-546-10.08%
19805,4151512.87%
19705,264-362-6.43%
19605,626-1,029-15.46%
19506,655-1,620-19.58%
19408,275-228-2.68%
19308,5037279.35%
19207,7762893.86%
19107,4872,33045.18%
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Duryea Population by Year