Scranton, PA
Demographic Data



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Scranton Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Scranton Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
76,653

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.94
5 To 17 15.21
18 To 24 13.16
25 To 34 13.25
35 To 54 23.41
55 To 64 12.38
65 Years And Over 16.66

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 8.0
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 85.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 21.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Scranton 21625 18496.078840170638 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Scranton 39066 18069.346353985984 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
23.7%

Employment Industries in Scranton

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.9
Retail 12.7
Education 11.0
Manufacturing 10.8
Accommodation 8.2
Transportation 5.4
Construction 4.8
Public Service 4.8
Finance 4.7
Other 4.2
Wholesale 4.0
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.6
Administration 3.4

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 72.6
Black Or African American 5.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 4.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 14.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 25.7
Italian 18.9
German 15.4
Polish 11.5
English 5.0
Welsh 4.5
Russian 2.2
Lithuanian 1.5
French 1.1
Slovak 1.1
Scottish 1.0
Ukrainian 0.9
Dutch 0.9
Hungarian 0.5
Pennsylvania German 0.4
Scots-Irish 0.3
Greek 0.3
European 0.3
Lebanese 0.3
Haitian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 82.2
Spanish 9.6
Langs. of India 1.5
Chinese 0.6
German/Yiddish 0.4
Other Indo-European 0.4
Slavic languages 0.4
Russian 0.4
Arabic 0.4
Pacific Island languages 0.3
Italian 0.3
Other Asian languages 0.2
Portuguese 0.2
French 0.2
West Germanic languages 0.1
African languages 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Polish 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Persian 0.1

Foreign Born Scranton Residents:
10.6%