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Thornhurst is a township in Lackawanna County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Thornhurst is 41.216N. The longitude is -75.633W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,903 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 798.
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18% of Thornhurst residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thornhurst ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thornhurst was $20,751, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Thornhurst residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thornhurst, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $563. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $926.
Lackawanna County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thornhurst political report.
The average commute time for Thornhurst workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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