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Black Creek is a township in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Black Creek is 41.016N. The longitude is -76.166W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,132.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Black Creek 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 18246 ZIP code.
26% of Black Creek residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Black Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Black Creek was $17,675, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Black Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Black Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $837.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Black Creek political report.
The average commute time for Black Creek workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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