Harveys Lake, PA Population

Population: 2,888. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,868 (-0.7% change)
Males: 1,428 (49.4%), Females: 1,460 (50.6%)

Luzerne County

Zip code: 18618

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $37,656
Median house value: $96,100

Races in Harveys Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (22.1%), Irish (21.1%), Polish (16.1%), Italian (9.9%), English (9.6%), Welsh (8.8%).

Elevation: 1330 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Harveys Lake

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harveys Lake borough

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +153 (+5.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Harveys Lake:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harveys Lake:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 23 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 58 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Abbreviation: BGM)
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 62 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harveys Lake:

  • SKYHAVEN (about 14 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Abbreviation: 76N)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 15 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Abbreviation: WBW)
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 26 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 9N3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harveys Lake:

  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 28 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 53 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,081)
Public primary/middle school in Harveys Lake:

  • LAKE-NOXEN EL SCH (Students: 381; Grades: KG – 06)

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