Scranton Information

Scranton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Scranton, PA

General Scranton Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Lackawanna County

Close cities: Olyphant, PA, Old Forge, PA, Taylor, PA, Dickson City, PA, Clarks Summit, PA, Chinchilla, PA, Throop, PA, Dunmore, PA, Blakely, PA, Moosic, PA, Ransom, PA

Scranton Population (census data)
Total 72,485 (-4.9% since 2000)
Male 33,715 (46.5%)
Female 38,770 (53.5%)

Population Density: 2,873 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 86.6 (US Avg is 100)

Scranton Elevation: 754 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1866

Land Area: 25.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,171

Zip Codes: 18540, 18510, 18505, 18509, 18501, 18502, 18512, 18515, 18577, 18503, 18504, 18508, 18519, 18518, 18507, 18517, 18447, 18522, and 18514.

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Scranton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (30.3%)
  • Italian (19.4%)
  • German (15.7%)
  • Polish (14.8%)
  • Welsh (6.9%)
  • English (5.8%)
Foriegn Born: 2,375 people (3.3%)
  • Europe (43.3%)
  • Asia (33.3%)
  • Latin America (23.3%)

Scranton School Information

High Schools
Scranton High School (63 Munchak Way, Scranton, PA, 18508 - Scranton School District District)
West Scranton High School (1201 Luzerne Street, Scranton, PA, 18504 - Scranton School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Charles Sumner #18 (North Sumner Avenue & Swetland, Scranton, PA, 18504 - Scranton School District District)
Frances Willard #32 (1100 Eynon Street, Scranton, PA, 18504 - Scranton School District District)
George Bancroft #34 (1002 Albright Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18508 - Scranton School District District)
John Adams #4 (927 Capouse Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509 - Scranton School District District)
John F. Kennedy #7 (Prospect Avenue & Saginaw Street, Scranton, PA, 18505 - Scranton School District District)
John G Whittier #2 (700 Orchard Street, Scranton, PA, 18505 - Scranton School District District)
John J. Audubon #42 (1801 Mulberry Street, Scranton, PA, 18510 - Scranton School District District)
John Marshall #41 (North Lincoln Avenue & Oram Street, Scranton, PA, 18504 - Scranton School District District)
Lincoln-Jackson #14 (Academy Street & Hyde Park Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18505 - Scranton School District District)
McNichols Plaza (1111 South Irving Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18505 - Scranton School District District)
Neil Armstrong #40 (North Lincoln Avenue & Clearview, Scranton, PA, 18508 - Scranton School District District)
Northeast Intermediate School (Adams Avenue & Gibson Street, Scranton, PA, 18510 - Scranton School District District)
Robert Morris #27 (1824 Boulevard Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509 - Scranton School District District)
Scranton State School For Deaf (1800 N Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509 - Scranton State School For Deaf District)
South Scranton Intermediate School (355 Maple Street, Scranton, PA, 18505 - Scranton School District District)
West Scranton Intermediate School (Fellows Street & Parrot Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18504 - Scranton School District District)
William Prescott #38 (Prescott Avenue & Myrtle Street, Scranton, PA, 18510 - Scranton School District District)

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