Scranton employment information

Income per capita$20,351$28,912$28,555
Median household income$37,551$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,063$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,818$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$25,778$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$19,266$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level22.1%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Scranton is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Scranton is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Scranton is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Scranton is 42% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Scranton median earnings by income bracket

Scranton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.2%0.6%
Manufacturing sector14.1%0.2%
Financial & insurance services3.3%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.8%15.3%
Public administration6.7%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.7%
Education, health & social services16.8%42.3%

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Scranton, PA75,842$37,55130%

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Silver Spring, MD75,748$72,28935%
Kennewick, WA75,971$51,7393%
Arlington Heights, IL75,577$78,86547%
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Scranton, PA75,842$37,55130%
Source: The Scranton, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.