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Dupont - Luzerne county

Population 2,719

Dupont, Pennsylvania

Dupont, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 7 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 91 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Dupont has a population of 2,719.

The People and Families of Dupont

In Dupont, about 50% of adults are married.

People 65 and older make up an important part of the community in Dupont.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Dupont had a median family income of $39,250.

Political Inclinations

In the 2004 Presidential fund-raising sweepstakes, George W. Bush came out ahead among Dupont residents, with $250. Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.

Dupont Housing

In Dupont, 76% of the houses and apartments are occupied by the owners, not rented out. You're likely to find a number of older homes if you drive around the town -- the mean age of housing units is fairly high here.

Commuting

In Dupont, 95% of commuters drive to work. Most residents would agree that driving around Dupont is a bit easier than around other towns of its size.
Dupont Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population2,719100%
Male1,27947%
Female1,44053%
Under 1843215.9%
18+2,28784.1%
65+71926.4%
Median Age45.9 
Average Family Size2.79 
White2,69899.2%
African-American120.4%
Asian20.1%
American Indian & Alaskan00%
Other00%
Mixed Race70.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above)30.1%
Median Family Income (1999)$39,250 
Population In Poverty1676.2%
Dupont Ancestry

AncestryPercent
Polish56.5%
Italian15.3%
Irish7.8%
German4.5%
English2.5%
Welsh2.4%
Slovak2.3%
US/American2%
Russian1.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)1.7%
Lithuanian1%
Ukrainian0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Czechoslovakian0.4%
Eastern European0.3%
French Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%

  


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