Luzerne, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,520 housing units in Luzerne. This represents a 0.1% decline from 1,521 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,520 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Luzerne is about 58.7%. Luzerne's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.2%. Average household size is 2.09 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Luzerne were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.10%
One Bedroom9.60%
Two Bedrooms25.90%
Three Bedrooms49.10%
Four Bedrooms9.50%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$69,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$38,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.85
Median year structure was built1947
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$275

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.80%
Home Equity Loan4.80%
Simple Mortgage34.20%
Debt Free53.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.2%