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Hughestown is a borough in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.

The latitude of Hughestown is 41.326N. The longitude is -75.773W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,487.


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$41,750
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Luzerne County
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12% of Hughestown residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hughestown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hughestown was $20,246, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Hughestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hughestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $886.


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Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hughestown political report.

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The average commute time for Hughestown workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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