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Slocum is a township in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Slocum is 41.15N. The longitude is -75.999W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,201 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,112.
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19% of Slocum residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Slocum ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Slocum was $19,326, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Slocum residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Slocum, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $841.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Slocum political report.
The average commute time for Slocum workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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