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Harveys Lake is a borough in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Harveys Lake is 41.383N. The longitude is -76.025W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,319 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,812.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Harveys Lake 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 18618 ZIP code.
18% of Harveys Lake residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harveys Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harveys Lake was $22,795, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Harveys Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Harveys Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $451. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $847.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harveys Lake political report.
The average commute time for Harveys Lake workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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