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Glen Lyon is in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Glen Lyon is 41.175N. The longitude is -76.075W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,881.
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11% of Glen Lyon residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glen Lyon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glen Lyon was $13,753, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Glen Lyon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Glen Lyon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glen Lyon political report.
The average commute time for Glen Lyon workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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