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Best Places To Live In Scranton, PA

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  • Scranton, PA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 75,842
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Clarks Summit, PA
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,101
81
  • Dallas, PA
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,806
81
  • Chinchilla, PA
  • 5.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,066
80
  • Clarks Green, PA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,387
80
  • Forty Fort, PA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,184
79
  • Moscow, PA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,588
79
  • Courtdale, PA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 678
78
  • Mayfield, PA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,665
78
  • Laflin, PA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,577
78
  • Tunkhannock, PA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,041
78
  • Waverly, PA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 529
78
  • Swoyersville, PA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,038
78
  • Hudson, PA
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,502
77
  • Blakely, PA
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,534
77
  • Shavertown, PA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,048
77
  • Glenburn, PA
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,058
77
  • Waymart, PA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,284
77
  • Trucksville, PA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,023
76
  • Avoca, PA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,663
76
  • Jessup, PA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,650
76
  • West Pittston, PA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,834
75
  • Exeter, PA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,633
75
  • Dunmore, PA
  • 3.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,974
75
  • Olyphant, PA
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,178
75
  • Dalton, PA
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,265
74
  • Inkerman, PA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,872
74
  • Old Forge, PA
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,265
74
  • Wyoming, PA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,057
74
  • Factoryville, PA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,010
74
  • Simpson, PA
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,350
74
  • West Wyoming, PA
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,702
74
  • Yatesville, PA
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 567
73
  • Mountain Top, PA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,182
73
  • Kingston, PA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,105
73
  • Hughestown, PA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,436
73
  • Harveys Lake, PA
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,795
73
  • Throop, PA
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,077
73
  • Upper Exeter, PA
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 640
73
  • Carbondale, PA
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,843
72
  • Archbald, PA
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,053
72
  • Pittston, PA
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,702
72
  • Luzerne, PA
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,843
72
  • Mount Cobb, PA
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,545
72
  • Plains, PA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,020
72
  • The Hideout, PA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,000
72
  • Ashley, PA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,765
71
  • Dupont, PA
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,708
71
  • Pringle, PA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 927
71
  • Bear Creek Village, PA
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 312
71
  • Moosic, PA
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,712

Listed above are the best places to live in Scranton, PA for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Scranton, PA, followed by the best places to live near Scranton, PA, sorted by Livability Score.

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