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Overview
Population:76,021
Pop. Change:0%
State: Pennsylvania
Metro Area: Scranton--Wilkes-Barre Metro Area
County: Lackawanna County
City:Scranton
Zip Code:18505, 18504, ... 6 total
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Scranton's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Scranton, Pennsylvania

As of 2014, Scranton's population is 76,021 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.29 percent.

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The median home cost in Scranton is $80,000. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.60 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Scranton's cost of living is 15.30% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Scranton public schools spend $12,834 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Scranton.

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The unemployment rate in Scranton is 6.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Scranton jobs have Decreased by 0.05 percent.


Ranked #6 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Ranked #16 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Ranked #68 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Ranked #90 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)
Ranked #164 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Scranton

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Scranton's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes