Scranton, PA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Scranton, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
76,997
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
21.8%
Median Home
$106,700
Median Income
$41,687
Median Rent
$795

Scranton SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Scranton, PA Crime Report

2,546
Total Crimes
3,292.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
40.35%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Scranton
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,546 3,292.7 2,033.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,199 1,550.6 389.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 7.9 6.5
Robbery 66 85.4 83.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,088 1,407.1 264.6 279.7
Property Crime 1,347 1,742.0 1,644.1 1,958.2
Burglary 239 309.1 248.6 314.2
Larceny 1,026 1,326.9 1,274.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 82 106.0 121.0 246.0

Scranton, PA Cost Of Living

94
Scranton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Scranton Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 94 102 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 108 108 100
Health 93 94 100
Housing 63 92 100
Transportation 112 113 100
Utilities 110 112 100

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Rankings for Scranton in Pennsylvania

Map Of Scranton, PA

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Population over time in Scranton

Year Population % Change
2020 76,997 0.2%
2019 76,869 0.3%
2018 76,624 0.3%
2017 76,380 0.4%
2016 76,064 0.3%
2015 75,842 -0.2%
2014 75,982 -0.1%
2013 76,021 -0.1%
2012 76,081 0.0%
2011 76,065 -

Race / Ethnicity in Scranton

White
71.3% (54,866)
African American
5.4% (4,148)
American Indian
0.0% (22)
Asian
5.1% (3,906)
Hawaiian
0.1% (55)
Other
0.1% (69)
Two Or More
3.0% (2,309)
Hispanic
15.1% (11,622)
Race Scranton PA USA
White 71.3% 75.7% 60.1%
African American 5.4% 10.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 5.1% 3.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 15.1% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Scranton

Female
50.0% (38,511)
Male
50.0% (38,486)
Gender Scranton PA USA
Female 50.0% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Scranton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (3,079)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (6,159)
High School / GED
40.0% (30,798)
Some College
17.0% (13,089)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (6,159)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (11,549)
Master's Degree
6.0% (4,619)
Professional Degree
1.0% (769)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (769)
Education Scranton PA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Scranton, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
8.4% (650,336)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (586,505)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.1% (1,088,804)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (947,149)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (1,094,941)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (1,399,610)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (806,721)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.6% (742,400)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (209,413)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (173,815)
Income Scranton PA USA
Less than $10,000 8.4% 5.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.1% 8.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 9.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 12.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 13.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.6% 15.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 6.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 7.1% 8.3%

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