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Larksville is a borough in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The community was named after Peggy Lark, owner of the townsite; she reputedly lived to age 106
The latitude of Larksville is 41.245N. The longitude is -75.931W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 548 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,571.
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11% of Larksville residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Larksville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Larksville was $16,196, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Larksville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Larksville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $909.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Larksville political report.
The average commute time for Larksville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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