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La Plume is a township in Lackawanna County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of La Plume is 41.556N. The longitude is -75.754W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 603.
Sections below provide additional information and links about La Plume demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lackawanna County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Scranton-Wilkes-Barre area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18419 ZIP code.
22% of La Plume residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Plume ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Plume was $16,491, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of La Plume residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Plume, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Lackawanna County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Plume political report.
The average commute time for La Plume workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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