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Avoca, Pennsylvania

Avoca is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, ten miles northeast of Wilkes Barre and nine miles southwest of Scranton. As is true of much of Pennsylvania, the mining of coal was a key industry in the past. 3,847 people lived in Avoca in 1900, and 4,634 in 1910. The population was 2,851 at the 2000 census. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport is located in Avoca.

Avoca Careers

Among the most common occupations in Avoca are Sales and office occupations, 31%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Avoca, Pennsylvania work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Avoca Industries

The leading industries in Avoca, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Manufacturing, 18%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Avoca job listings indicate that the following industries in Avoca are hiring the most workers:

Avoca Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Avoca, Pennsylvania is $30,642, and the median income of households in Avoca was $34,973.

Average Salaries in Avoca, PA

Avoca, PA


According to our Avoca Trends data, the number of Avoca, Pennsylvania jobs has increased by 61% since April 2013.
Avoca job trends

Avoca Employment Statistics

Population of Avoca
Total population 2,851
Male 48.23%
Female 51.77%
Median age 40.6
Avoca Housing
Owner-occupied homes 78.0%
Median cost of a home $81,000
Median mortgage payment $603
Renter-occupied homes 22.0%
Vacant housing 7.1%
Median monthly rent $426
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,835
Median for all female full-time $27,448
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 44%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 53%
Separated 3%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 6%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Avoca Commute
Carpool 9.8%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 21 minutes

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