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Dupont is a borough in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The community was named after Dupont family, who operated a powder mill here
The latitude of Dupont is 41.325N. The longitude is -75.745W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,648.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dupont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Luzerne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Scranton-Wilkes-Barre area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18641 ZIP code.
7% of Dupont residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dupont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dupont was $17,042, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Dupont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dupont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $791.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dupont political report.
The average commute time for Dupont workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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