Lightstreet, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,487

Lightstreet is a city located in Columbia County, Luzerne County, and Montour County Pennsylvania. Lightstreet has a 2024 population of 1,487. Lightstreet is currently growing at a rate of 6.82% annually and its population has increased by 34.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,109 in 2020.

The average household income in Lightstreet is $64,746 with a poverty rate of 23.57%. The median age in Lightstreet is 44 years: 43.2 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Lightstreet Demographics

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

  • White: 96.53%
  • Asian: 3.47%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,523.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
34.08% (378)
The current population of Lightstreet, Pennsylvania is 1,487 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,109.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,25396.53%
Asian453.47%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Lightstreet Population by Race

Lightstreet Population Pyramid 2024

Lightstreet Median Age

44

Total

43.2

Male

45.8

Female

Lightstreet Adults

There are 977 adults, (345 of whom are seniors) in Lightstreet.

Lightstreet Age Dependency

105.4

Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lightstreet Sex Ratio

Female65450.39%
Male64449.61%

Lightstreet Population by Age

Lightstreet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5622.3170.629.4
Married2802.6476.423.6
Non Family2171.177.922.1
Female585.112.187.9
Male73.431000

2.63

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lightstreet Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade485.16%
Associates Degree313.33%
Bachelors Degree17719.01%
Graduate Degree12813.75%
High School Graduate42445.54%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College12313.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lightstreet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lightstreet Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White894846293
Asian373712

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.77%.

Lightstreet Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,875$76,786$0
Graduate Degree$84,808$0$91,094
High School Graduate$17,105$16,776$23,194
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$33,784$33,676$33,875
Some College$40,350$0$40,800

$33,784

Average Earnings

$33,676

Average Male

$33,875

Average Female

Lightstreet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lightstreet Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lightstreet Language

94.12% of Lightstreet residents speak only English, while 5.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Lightstreet Language

Lightstreet Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,25330624.42%

23.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.6%

Male Poverty Rate

23.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lightstreet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lightstreet is White, with 24.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lightstreet is White, with 24.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.67%.

Lightstreet Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater17.05%
Some College15.58%
High School13.21%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Lightstreet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed16.83%
Male Employed15.86%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lightstreet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lightstreet Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,125$80,748
Households$42,000$64,746
Married Families$106,786$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,042$34,084

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lightstreet Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lightstreet Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lightstreet 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 45-54.

Lightstreet Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lightstreet Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Lightstreet Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7432
75+7
55 to 642
18 to 340
35 to 540

Lightstreet Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White414.36%

Lightstreet Veterans by Race

Lightstreet Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lightstreet Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lightstreet Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lightstreet Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lightstreet 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

85.67%

Born in Lightstreet

94.92%

Native Born

5.08%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

5.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.92% of Lightstreet residents were born in the United States, with 85.67% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lightstreet Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,487956.82%
20231,392947.24%
20221,2981159.72%
20211,183746.67%
20201,10913113.39%
2019978647%
2018914111.22%
2017903323.67%
2016871-48-5.22%
2015919303.37%
2014889-132-12.93%
20131,021-35-3.31%
20121,056-104-8.97%
20111,160676.13%
20101,09300%

Lightstreet Population by Year