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Buck is a township in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.

The latitude of Buck is 41.124N. The longitude is -75.654W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,568 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 396.


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Median household income
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$35,556
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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18% of Buck residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buck ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buck was $15,123, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Buck residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Buck, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $829.


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

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The average commute time for Buck workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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