Penn Lake Park, Pennsylvania

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Penn Lake Park is a borough of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 269 at the 2000 census.



Penn Lake Park is located at 41°06′54″N 75°46′12″W / 41.115027°N 75.769922°W / 41.115027; -75.769922.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km2), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.1 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (4.39%) is water.

Penn Lake Park is located 10 miles south of Wilkes-Barre.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 269 people, 118 households, and 84 families residing in the borough. The population density was 137.5 people per square mile (53.0/km2). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 113.5/sq mi (43.7/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.88% White, 1.12% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 118 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the borough the population was spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $45,139, and the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $29,018 versus $26,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,437. About 5.7% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 20.8% of those sixty five or over.


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