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Laurel Run is a borough in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Laurel Run. For links to other places called Laurel Run, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Laurel Run is 41.224N. The longitude is -75.835W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 723.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Laurel Run 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 18702 ZIP code.
16% of Laurel Run residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Laurel Run ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Laurel Run was $17,066, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Laurel Run residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Laurel Run, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $928.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Laurel Run political report.
The average commute time for Laurel Run workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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