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Laflin - Luzerne county

Population 1,502

Laflin, Pennsylvania

Laflin, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 11 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 93 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Laflin has a population of 1,502.

The People and Families of Laflin

In Laflin, about 64% of adults are married. Lots of Laflin people are married off.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Laflin had a median family income of $69,226. People in Laflin generally have good earning power. The town has a large middle class. Poverty is less common in Laflin than most places. The town enjoys an educated population. This town has lots of successful singles.

Political Inclinations

Residents gave more to the Democratic party than any of the others.

Laflin Housing

Owners occupy 94% of the housing units in Laflin. The average age of the housing in the town is relatively low. Residents here pay higher tax bills for their homes, which generally means better schools and other local services.

Commuting

In Laflin, 98% of commuters drive to work. Commuting to work in the town tends to be by car.
Laflin Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population1,502100%
Male70747.1%
Female79552.9%
Under 1830820.5%
18+1,19479.5%
65+25316.8%
Median Age45.2 
Average Family Size2.9 
White1,43695.6%
African-American20.1%
Asian553.7%
American Indian & Alaskan00%
Other20.1%
Mixed Race70.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above)90.6%
Median Family Income (1999)$69,226 
Population In Poverty382.5%
Laflin Ancestry

AncestryPercent
Italian23.9%
Polish20.2%
Irish17.7%
German7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)5.8%
Slovak4.8%
US/American3.7%
Russian3.1%
Lithuanian1.9%
Welsh1.7%
English1.6%
Lebanese1.2%
Pennsylvania German0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Arab/Arabic0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Scotch-Irish0.4%
Scottish0.4%
European0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Eastern European0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Greek0.2%

  


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