Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

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Wyoming County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It was created in 1842 from part of Luzerne County. Its county seat is Tunkhannock[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 405 square miles (1,048 km²), of which 397 square miles (1,029 km²) is land and 8 square miles (20 km²) (1.88%) is water.

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Transportation

Skyhaven Airport is a public use airport located in Wyoming County, one nautical mile (1.85 km) south of the central business district of Tunkhannock.[2]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 28,080 people, 10,762 households, and 7,705 families residing in the county. The population density was 71 people per square mile (27/km²). There were 12,713 housing units at an average density of 32 per square mile (12/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.28% White, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.27% Asian, 0.17% Native American, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.3% were of German, 12.9% Irish, 11.9% English, 11.6% Polish, 9.6% American and 8.1% Italian ancestry according to Census 2000.

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