Scranton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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Scranton, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley and hosts a federal court building. With a population of 77,291, it is the largest city in the Scranton?Wilkes-Barre?Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of about 570,000.
Population
76,624
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
23.6%
Median Home
$104,800
Median Income
$38,683
Median Rent
$746

Rankings for Scranton in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Scranton, PA

Population over time in Scranton

Year Population % Change
2017 76,624 0.3%
2016 76,380 0.4%
2015 76,064 0.3%
2014 75,842 -0.2%
2013 75,982 -0.1%
2012 76,021 -0.1%
2011 76,081 0.0%
2010 76,065 -

Crime in Scranton Per 100k

Crime Scranton PA USA
Violent Crime 255.5 313.3 382.9
Murder 1.3 5.8 5.3
Robbery 116.1 92.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 109.7 182.6 248.9
Property Crime 2191.0 1649.4 2362.0
Burglary 452.9 250.3 430.4
Larceny 1567.8 1297.7 1694.0
Car Theft 170.3 101.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Scranton

White
73.7% (56,470)
African American
5.7% (4,370)
American Indian
0.1% (93)
Asian
4.7% (3,615)
Hawaiian
0.0% (15)
Other
0.1% (48)
Two Or More
2.3% (1,767)
Hispanic
13.4% (10,246)
Race Scranton PA USA
White 73.7% 77.3% 61.5%
African American 5.7% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.7% 3.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 13.4% 6.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Scranton, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
10.9% (835,201)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.7% (666,628)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.4% (1,103,385)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (934,812)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (1,103,385)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (1,356,244)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (735,590)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.4% (643,641)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (191,560)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (91,948)
Income Scranton PA USA
Less than $10,000 10.9% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.7% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.4% 10.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 9.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 13.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.4% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 5.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 5.5% 6.3%

Gender in Scranton

Female
51.1% (39,152)
Male
48.9% (37,471)
Gender Scranton PA USA
Female 51.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Scranton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.5% (4,235)
9-12th Grade
9.4% (7,233)
High School / GED
38.6% (29,563)
Some College
17.6% (13,494)
Associate's Degree
6.8% (5,180)
Bachelor's Degree
14.8% (11,331)
Master's Degree
5.3% (4,074)
Professional Degree
1.0% (791)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (718)
Education Scranton PA USA
< 9th Grade 5.5% 3.3% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.4% 6.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 38.6% 35.6% 27.3%
Some College 17.6% 16.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.8% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.8% 18.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.3% 8.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.4% 1.4%

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