Scranton Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Scranton Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 77,054 0.2%
Male Population 38,155 0.8%
Female Population 38,899 -0.3%
Male Population 49.52 %
Female Population 50.48 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.2 0.8%
Citizen US Born 66,805 0.8%
Citizen not US Born 5,725 -1.2%
Not Citizen 4,524 -6.2%
Citizen US Born 86.7 %
Citizen not US Born 7.43 %
Not Citizen 5.87 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 563 -34.0%
Moved from Same Country 7,425 4.6%
Moved from Same State 2,548 5.5%
Moved from Different State 2,761 12.7%
Same House as Last Year 62,824 -0.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.74 %
Moved from Same Country 9.75 %
Moved from Same State 3.35 %
Moved from Different State 3.63 %
Same House as Last Year 82.53 %

Occupational Employment in Scranton top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 24,833 2.9%
Blue Collar 9,238 0.3%
White Collar 72.89 %
Blue Collar 27.11 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,530 5.0%
Private Companies 23,567 1.5%
Governmental Workers 3,666 -0.6%
Not for Profit Companies 4,308 6.9%
Self Employees 7.43 %
Private Companies 69.17 %
Governmental Workers 10.76 %
Not for Profit Companies 12.64 %

Number of Households in Scranton top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 31,039 2.2%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.7%
Family Households 17,525 2.5%
Non-family Households 13,514 1.8%
Family Households 56.46 %
Non-family Households 43.54 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 8,676 3.5%
Households without Children 22,363 1.6%
Households with Children 27.95 %
Households without Children 72.05 %

Median and Average Income in Scranton top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $55,764.00 5.5%
Median Household Income $40,608.00 4.0%
People below Poverty Level 16,259 -1.5%
People above Poverty Level 54,516 0.9%

Housing in Scranton top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 36,111 1.9%
Median Year Built 0 N/A
Built in 1939 or Earlier 19,868 1.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3,197 -9.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 3,513 7.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,471 0.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,919 -0.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,686 9.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,293 15.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 731 -5.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 433 46.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 31,039 2.2%
Owner Occupied 15,068 -1.0%
Renter Occupied 15,971 5.3%
Owner Occupied 48.55 %
Renter Occupied 51.45 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 8,329 -3.0%
Without Mortgage 6,739 1.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $108,900.00 1.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $96,500.00 0.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $801.00 0.5%
With Mortgage 55.28 %
Without Mortgage 44.72 %

Scranton Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,760 -1.8%
Some High School 28,349 2.1%
Some College 12,236 -2.2%
Associate Degree 3,930 4.9%
Bachelor's Degree 8,936 6.0%
Graduate Degree 3,552 0.9%
No High School 4.51 %
Some High School 46.29 %
Some College 22.39 %
Associate Degree 6.42 %
Bachelor's Degree 14.59 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Scranton top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 27,049 0.8%
Married 25,048 0.6%
Separated 1,367 -5.7%
Widowed 4,912 -0.6%
Divorced 6,994 2.1%
Never Married 42.26 %
Married 39.14 %
Separated 2.14 %
Widowed 7.67 %
Divorced 10.93 %

Means of Transport to Work in Scranton top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 29,377 1.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 522 25.2%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 0 N/A
Ferryboat 17 0.0%
Bicycle 86 -17.3%
Motorcycle 13 0.0%
TaxiCab 113 -3.4%
Walk 1,823 -10.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 18503 18504 18505 18508 18509 18510 18512 18519

Recently added listings in Scranton top

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Scranton is an area in Lackawanna County,Pennsylvania with a population of 77,054. There are 38,155 male residents living in Scranton and 38,899 female residents. The total number of households is 31,039 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 37 with 25,048 people being married and 40,322 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 72.89% white collar employees and 27.11% blue collar employees in Scranton..
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