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Dorrance is a township in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Dorrance is 41.133N. The longitude is -75.983W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,148 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,109.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dorrance demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Luzerne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18660 ZIP code.
21% of Dorrance residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dorrance ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dorrance was $19,519, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Dorrance residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dorrance, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $343. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $920.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dorrance political report.
The average commute time for Dorrance workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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