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Population (year 2000): 76,415. Estimated population in July 2005: 73,120 (-4.3% change)
Males: 35,543 (46.5%), Females: 40,872 (53.5%)

Lackawanna County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $28,805 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,200 (year 2000)

Scranton, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Scranton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: Irish (30.3%), Italian (19.4%), German (15.7%), Polish (14.8%), Welsh (6.9%), English (5.8%).Pennsylvania

Elevation: 754 feet

Land area: 25.2 square miles

Scranton,

For population 25 years and over in Scranton

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scranton city

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

3.1% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -5,470 (-6.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (104.1 miles )

Nearest cities: PA (3.0 miles Dunmore, PA Taylor, (3.6 miles PA (4.4 miles Throop, PA (4.7 miles Moosic, City, PA (4.8 miles Dickson Forge, PA Old (5.6 miles PA (6.1 miles Olyphant, Summit, PA (6.2 miles Clarks


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 37 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $68,400
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $65,300

Latitude: 41.41 N, Longitude: 75.67 W

Area code: 570


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Scranton, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.1%), Manufacturing (14.6%), Retail trade (13.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,736 (+12.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,046 (56.3%)

Crime in Scranton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 2 3
    per 100,000 1.3 1.3 2.6 3.9
Rapes 33 39 37 51
    per 100,000 43.2 51.0 48.4 66.7
Robberies 72 92 92 104
    per 100,000 94.2 120.4 120.4 136.1
Assaults 95 90 132 209
    per 100,000 124.3 117.8 172.7 273.5
Burglaries 435 503 528 516
    per 100,000 569.3 658.2 691.0 675.3
Thefts 1,499 1,636 1,547 1,471
    per 100,000 1961.7 2140.9 2024.5 1925.0
Auto thefts 202 188 185 203
    per 100,000 264.3 246.0 242.1 265.7
211.2 232.8 241.4 271.7

Average climate in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Scranton, Scranton:

Scranton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Scranton city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/4/1960, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jane Jacobs - (born 1916), urban planner, Joe Biden, Bill Ferrario - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Sep 22, 1978), Gerry McNamara - College basketball player (Syracuse Orange), Howard Gardner - psychologist, Pat Doherty - College basketball player (Holy Cross Crusaders), Joe Collins - (1922-1989), Major League Baseball player.

Main business address for: PENSECO FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Scranton:
  • ALLIED SERVICES INST OF REHAB MEDICINE (475 MORGAN HIGHWAY P O BOX 1103)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (1822 MULBERRY ST)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (746 JEFFERSON AVE)
  • MOSES TAYLOR HOSPITAL (700 QUINCY AVE)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Scranton:
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 7 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • GREATER BINGHAMTON/EDWIN A LINK FIELD (about 59 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; ID: BGM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Scranton:
  • SEAMANS FIELD (about 14 miles; FACTORYVILLE, PA; ID: 9N3)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 16 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; ID: WBW)
  • SPRING HILL (about 20 miles; STERLING, PA; ID: 70N)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 35 $94,815 $32,508 26 $28,731
Colleges/Universities in Scranton:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (Full-time enrollment: 4,093; Location: LINDEN AND MONROE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.scranton.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 2,203; Location: 2300 ADAMS AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.marywood.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • LACKAWANNA JUNIOR COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 641; Location: 501 VINE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ljc.edu)
  • ALLIED MEDICAL AND TECHNICAL CAREERS (FT enrollment: 193; Location: 517 ASH STREET; Private, for-profit)
  • JOHNSON TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 164; Location: 3427 N MAIN AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jti.org)
  • HARRISON CAREER INSTITUTE-SCRANTON (FT enrollment: 104; Location: 1636 NAY AUG AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.HARRISONCAREERINST.COM)
  • EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 82; Location: 219 LACKAWANNA AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeauty.com)
  • CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER OF LACKAWANNA COUNTY (FT enrollment: 56; Location: 3201 ROCKWELL AVE; Public; Website: CTC.Tec.PA.US)
  • YESHIVATH BETH MOSHE (FT enrollment: 44; Location: 930 HICKORY ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RADIOGRAPHY (Location: 1822 MULBERRY ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • SAVONAROLA THEO SEM OF THE POLISH NATL CATHOLIC CH (Location: 1031 CEDAR AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • SCRANTON MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY CONSORTIUM (Location: 700 QUINCY AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Scranton:
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,582)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 43 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • SUNY AT BINGHAMTON (about 51 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 11,498)
  • BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; BINGHAMTON, NY; FT enrollment: 4,081)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 57 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,334)
Public high schools in Scranton:
  • SCRANTON HS (Students: 1,847; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST SCRANTON HS (Students: 906; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Scranton:
  • SCRANTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 1000 WYOMING AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BISHOP HANNON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 330 WYOMING AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BISHOP OHARA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 501 E DRINKER STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MILTON EISNER YESHIVA HIGH SCH (Students: 65; Location: 930 HICKORY STREET BOX 1141; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • REVIVAL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 12; Location: 2020 NORTH MAIN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Scranton:
  • NORTHEAST INTRMD SCH (Students: 895; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEST SCRANTON INTRMD SCH (Students: 762; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NEIL ARMSTRONG #40 (Students: 535; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTH SCRANTON INTRMD SCH (Students: 496; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FRANCES WILLARD #32 (Students: 478; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MCNICHOLS PLAZA (Students: 370; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBERT MORRIS #27 (Students: 369; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOHN MARSHALL #41 (Students: 350; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY #7 (Students: 266; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOHN G WHITTIER #2 (Students: 262; Grades: KG - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Scranton:
  • NATIVITY OF OUR LORD SCHOOL (Students: 431; Location: 638 HEMLOCK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 115 S LINCOLN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 312 WILLIAM STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CLARE SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 2215 N WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • ST MARY ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 430 RIVER STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 1527 PENN AVENUE; Grades: 4 - 8)
  • ST ANNS MONASTERY SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 1228 ST ANNS STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SCRANTON HEBREW DAY SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 540 MONROE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON CAMPUS (Students: 139; Location: 134 SCHOOL ST.; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MARYWOOD EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTE (Students: 53; Location: MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY 2300 ADAMS; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Scranton:
  • SCRANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,520,288; Location: 500 VINE STREET; 203,747 books; 14,163 audio materials; 13,848 video materials; 476 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Scranton: Montage Ski Area (A), Allied Services Complex (B), Bellevue (C), Green Ridge Station (D), Providence Station (E), Vinegar Hill (F), Plaza 500 (G), Capoust (H), South Scranton Station (I), Keyser Industrial Park (J), Southside Industrial Park (K), Green Ridge Station (L), Green Ridge Breaker (M), Saint Patricks Colliery (N), Von Storch Colliery (O), Von Storch Breaker (P), Vine Street Station (Q).

Shopping Center: Keyser Oak Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Scranton include: Elm Park Methodist Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B), Masonic Temple (C), Immanual Baptist Church (D), Madison Avenue Temple (E), Pine Street Baptist Church (F), Temple Israel (G), Westminster Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Cathedral Cemetery (2), Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (3), Washburn Street Cemetery (4).

Reservoirs: YMCA Dam (A), District Number Fifty-Nine Reservoir (B), Cooling Pond (C), Mountain Lake (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Roaring Brook (A), Leggetts Creek (B), Lucky Run (C), Leach Creek (D), Clover Hill Creek (E), Mountain Lake Run (F), Meadow Brook (G), Lindy Creek (H).

Parks in Scranton include: Connell Park (1), Maloney Park (2), Nay Aug Park (3), Steamtown National Historic Site (4), Robinson Park (5), Memorial Stadium (6).


Scranton compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Scranton:
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Scranton:
  • W297AF (107.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • W291AP (106.1 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF HIGHER ED)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Scranton:
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

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