Luzerne, Pennsylvania 

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Population

5,915

+1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Best Places to Live in Luzerne, Pennsylvania

Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Luzerne, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Low job growth projections
-Clouds and rain
-Commute times

Local Listings in Luzerne
 $79,900 
236 Kelly St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 635 SqFt
 $89,900 
277 Walnut St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1200 SqFt
 $99,900 
263 Walnut St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1200 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Pittsburgh Metro Area

Once a rough and gritty center for the steelmaking industry, Pittsburgh is now home to one lone blast furnace and a wide assortment of other industries. Pittsburgh has a tremendous base of headquarters operations for U.S. and some foreign companies in a variety of industries from banking to food processing to steel and heavy manufactured goods to pharmaceuticals. These include Alcoa, HJ Heinz, PNC Bank, PPG Industries, Mellon Bank, US Steel, Allegheny Technologies, Wesco, Bayer North America, GlaxoSmithKline, American Eagle Outfitters, General Nutrition Centers, and more.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Luzerne
Zip Codes: 15450 15433 15447 15463
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Luzerne is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Luzerne jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Luzerne's cost of living is 25.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Luzerne's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Luzerne, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Fayette county voted Republican in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Luzerne's population is 5,915 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Luzerne is $75,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Luzerne public schools spend $14,187 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Luzerne. More Education


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Housing Market in Luzerne

It's a good time to buy in Luzerne. Home Appreciation is up 5.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Luzerne Real Estate

The median home price in Luzerne is $75,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN LUZERNE, PENNSYLVANIA
15450 15433 15447 15463

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NEW LISTINGS IN LUZERNE
$79,900
236 Kelly St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$89,900
277 Walnut St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$99,900
263 Walnut St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$100,000
775 Miller St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$179,900
326 Hopewell Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$112,500
811 High St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$99,000
906 Lewis St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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