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Rice is a township in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Rice is 41.166N. The longitude is -75.933W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,250 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,460.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rice 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 18707 ZIP code.
13% of Rice residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rice ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rice was $22,069, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Rice residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rice, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $962.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rice political report.
The average commute time for Rice workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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