Lackawanna, NY has a population of 17,992 and is the 2,407th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,738 per sq mi which is 563% higher than the New York average and 2922% higher than the national average. The median age in Lackawanna is 37 which is approximately 2% lower than the New York average of 38. In Lackawanna, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 80% of Lackawanna residents were born in New York, 8% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.