Household Size in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Summary of Study

The average household size has fluctuated for Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties, as well as for Pennsylvania. It has decreased every year since 2015 in Lackawanna County and since 2016 in Luzerne County, as has the state’s average household size. For both counties, the household size remains below the statewide average of 2.44.

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The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development

Findings:

  • The average household rate has varied for Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties, as well as for Pennsylvania.

  • Average family household size has decreased every year since 2015 for Lackawanna County and 2016 for Luzerne County.

  • The average household size in both counties remains below the statewide average of 2.44.

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