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Plymouth is a borough in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The community was named for Plymouth, CT
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Plymouth. For links to other places called Plymouth, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Plymouth is 41.240N. The longitude is -75.945W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,250.
110 miners died in a mine fire here in 1869
Sections below provide additional information and links about Plymouth 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 18651 ZIP code.
12% of Plymouth residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plymouth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plymouth was $14,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Plymouth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Plymouth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $727.
Libraries in Plymouth include Plymouth Public Library ... View libraries
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plymouth political report.
The average commute time for Plymouth workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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