Laflin, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,462

Laflin is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Laflin has a 2024 population of 1,462. Laflin is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 1.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,442 in 2020.

The average household income in Laflin is $122,476 with a poverty rate of 2.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Laflin is 48.4 years, 48.2 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.

Laflin Demographics

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

  • White: 96.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.98%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,115.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.39% (20)
The current population of Laflin, Pennsylvania is 1,462 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,442.

Laflin, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,37796.5%
Two or more races281.96%
Black or African American140.98%
Asian70.49%
Native American10.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Laflin Population by Race

Laflin Population Pyramid 2024

Laflin Median Age

48.4

Total

48.2

Male

49.1

Female

Laflin Adults

There are 1,155 adults, (378 of whom are seniors) in Laflin.

Laflin Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Laflin Sex Ratio

Female71550.11%
Male71249.89%

Laflin Population by Age

Laflin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5702.4993.76.3
Married3712.8992.77.3
Non Family1231.1394.35.7
Female422.711000
Male342.7994.15.9

2.84

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

93.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laflin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80.75%
9th to 12th Grade444.12%
High School Graduate28726.87%
Some College15714.7%
Associates Degree948.8%
Bachelors Degree26825.09%
Graduate Degree21019.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Laflin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laflin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,036993465
Black1344
2+ Races11115
Hispanic999
Asian774
Native American110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Laflin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$67,222$68,988$65,486
Less Than 9th Grade$0$91,964$13,438
High School Graduate$38,194$56,875$16,154
Some College$50,395$51,833$46,250
Bachelors Degree$80,750$93,875$71,364
Graduate Degree$96,875$102,857$85,000

$67,222

Average Earnings

$68,988

Average Male

$65,486

Average Female

Laflin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laflin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Laflin Language

96.4% of Laflin residents speak only English, while 3.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Laflin Language

Laflin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,377211.53%
Multiple28621.43%
Black14321.43%

2.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.81%

Male Poverty Rate

1.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laflin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laflin is Black, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laflin is White, with 1.53% 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 1.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.92%.

Laflin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.69%
High School6.62%
Bachelors or Greater1.26%
Some College0%

Laflin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Laflin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laflin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$104,286$122,476
Families$119,063$137,675
Married Families$130,066$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,083$62,620

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laflin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Laflin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Laflin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Laflin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laflin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

80

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam43
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War8
Korea3
World War II0

Laflin Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7443
35 to 5416
55 to 6411
75+10
18 to 340

Laflin Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White807.16%

Laflin Veterans by Race

Laflin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laflin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Laflin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Laflin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Laflin 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

87.53%

Born in Laflin

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.97% of Laflin residents were born in the United States, with 87.53% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Laflin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,48750.34%
20281,48250.34%
20271,47750.34%
20261,47250.34%
20251,46750.34%
20241,46250.34%
20231,45750.34%
20221,45230.21%
20211,44970.49%
20201,44230.21%
20191,439-3-0.21%
20181,442-1-0.07%
20171,44330.21%
20161,440-4-0.28%
20151,444-6-0.41%
20141,450-1-0.07%
20131,451-11-0.75%
20121,462-1-0.07%
20111,463-3-0.2%
20101,46600%

Laflin Population by Year