Scranton

71
Ranked in the 78th percentile

Scranton

  • Scranton is ranked #588 in Pennsylvania
  • Scranton is ranked #6,342 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Low Crime Rates
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71Scranton
68Pennsylvania
64USA

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Great place for white conservatives to live.

Attractions5/10
Community4/10
Nightlife4/10
Dining4/10
Shopping5/10
Pros:Cost of living is low. Crime is low. Weather is fine, no extremes really. Public transportation is very slow and ends at about 5:30pm. If you are a white conservative, on low income, this is your heaven. Good for retirees, lots of apartments available for the elderly, medical care isn't far from anywhere. Cons:Scranton is an over 80% white community. It hasn't had a lot of experience with other races. …
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Thoughtank101Posted on Nov 10, 2017
Nicely put : Stay away or leave if you can.

Attractions3/10
Community1/10
Nightlife5/10
Dining5/10
Shopping5/10
Scranton Pa, where to start? Don't believe all that's written. There is very little industry left, in fact a job that pays a livable wage is nearly non-existent. The area has plenty of food service and retail jobs, but sadly little else. Then there's the city itself, higher than average taxes for lower than average services. The city itself is slowly sliding into a bankruptcy situation as it owes much …
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Steve SoPosted on Mar 01, 2017
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Source: The Scranton, PA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).