The unemployment rate in Scranton is 8.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Scranton jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Scranton's cost of living is 23.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Scranton, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, Lackawanna county remained moderately Democratic, 53.6% to 45.2%. More Voting Stats
Scranton's population is 76,532 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Scranton is Real Estate: $121,700
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%.
Scranton public schools spend $13,180 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Scranton. More Education