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Wyoming - Luzerne countyPopulation 3,221
Wyoming, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 11 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 95 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is part of the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 3,221 people people live in Wyoming.
The People and Families of Wyoming
In Wyoming, about 50% of adults are married. Single people feel welcome in Wyoming, and many people make their homes without family or roommates living with them. Singles, rather than married couples, seem the order of the day in the town.
Kinder? Gentler? Well at least we can say that women form a particularly large portion of the population in Wyoming. Its large mature (over 65) population grounds the town nicely.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Wyoming had a median family income of $44,087. It turns out that people in Wyoming tend to be educated, and a lot of them are college grads. It turns out that the town is home to a lot of successful single people.
In 2004, John Kerry garnered more political contributions ($200) in Wyoming than did the other Presidential candidates. The Republican party was the top fund-raiser among political parties in the town.
Of the houses, apartments, etc. in Wyoming, about 60% are lived in by their owners, not renters. The average year in which most residences in the town were built is earlier than in most places. Renting one (or even zero) bedroom apartments is pretty common in Wyoming.
In Wyoming, 95% of commuters drive to work. Wyoming Population (2000)