Scranton employment information

IndexScrantonKansasNational
Income per capita$22,984$28,478$29,829
Median household income$49,602$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,286$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,156$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$32,404$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$16,111$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate8.9%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.8%13.3%15.1%
The Scranton, KS employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Scranton is $22,984, which is 19% lower than than the Kansas average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,602, which is 7% lower than than the Kansas average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Scranton is 9%, which is 90% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Scranton is 11% which is 28% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,064$49,602$99,204
City
$35,710$53,571$107,142
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Scranton is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Scranton is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Scranton is 90% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Scranton is 28% lower than the national average.

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Scranton median earnings by income bracket

Scranton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.9%5.6%
Manufacturing sector11.5%3.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services22.4%24.2%
Public administration4.9%6.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.2%1.7%
Education, health & social services5.5%29.8%
Other18.6%21.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Auburn, KS1,310$57,4114%
Lyndon, KS1,033$54,4232%
Vassar, KS758$53,7103%
Overbrook, KS1,024$47,81314%
Carbondale, KS1,451$41,97124%
Scranton, KS687$49,60210%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boswell, OK687$22,41159%
Hoffman, NC687$26,00053%
Fultonville, NY687$47,18815%
Masthope, PA687$71,82730%
Cuba, NM687$39,82128%
Scranton, KS687$49,60210%
Source: The Scranton, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).