Plymouth, PA Population

Population: 6,507. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,161 (-5.3% change)
Males: 3,013 (46.3%), Females: 3,494 (53.7%)

Luzerne County

Zip code: 18651

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $27,379
Median house value: $58,800

Races in Plymouth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: Polish (28.2%), Irish (19.9%), German (13.3%), Welsh (11.7%), English (6.5%), Slovak (4.7%).

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Plymouth

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plymouth borough

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -563 (-8.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Plymouth:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plymouth:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 18 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 61 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Plymouth:

  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 8 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Abbreviation: WBW)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 18 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)
  • SKYHAVEN (about 19 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Abbreviation: 76N)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plymouth:

  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 24 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 38 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 51 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)

Schools

Public high school in Plymouth:

  • WYOMING VALLEY WEST SHS (Students: 1,481; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Plymouth:

  • EBENEZER FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOO (Students: 102; Location: 39 GAYLORD AVE PO BOX 99; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Plymouth:

  • MAIN EL CTR (Students: 448; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Plymouth:

  • HOLY CHILD SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 119 WILLOW ST; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Plymouth:

  • PLYMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $187,030; Location: 107 WEST MAIN ST; 40,530 books; 461 audio materials; 572 video materials; 74 serial subscriptions)

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