Scranton, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton has an unemployment rate of 6.3%. The US average is 5.2%.

Scranton has seen the job market increase by 0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.2%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Scranton
- The Sales Tax Rate for Scranton is 6.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Scranton is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Scranton
- The average income of a Scranton resident is $20,351 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Scranton resident is $37,551 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYScranton, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate6.3%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.8%1.6%
  Future Job Growth35.2%38.0%
  Sales Taxes6.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.06470.046
  Income per Cap.$20,351$28,555
  Household Income$37,551$53,482
  Family Median Income$48,297$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.3%0.6%
  Construction5.0%6.2%
  Manufacturing10.1%10.4%
  Wholesale trade3.8%2.7%
  Retail trade13.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.1%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance4.7%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing0.9%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services3.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.7%4.3%
  Educational services12.8%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance16.9%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.4%7.4%
  Other services4.1%4.9%
  Public administration4.4%4.8%
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    Reviews for Scranton    20 Reviews
    good place for psychopaths to live - 2/20/2018
    This is a very corrupt area. Recently there were articles in the paper about four million dollars of taxpayer money that was misspent on strange, non-approved "fees" to... Read More

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    NORTH SCRANTON IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE IN NEPA!!! - 3/18/2015
    LOVE LIVING IN NORTH SCRANTON PA....MY WIFE AND I HAVE LIVED HERE FOR 12 YEARS AND HAVE MET SO MANY NICE PEOPLE. BEING FROM NY DID NOT KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN WE MOVED... Read More

    SCRANTON LIVING IS AWESOME - 6/27/2014
    I HAVE LIVED IN NORTH SCRANTON FOR 10YRS, I REALLY ENJOY LIFE HERE. THERE IS SO MUCH TO OFFER, SUPER LOW COST OF LIVING, HOUSING IS CHEAP TO BUY FOR A NICE HOME. WE HAVE... Read More


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