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Income/capita 32%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 118%
IndexScrantonIowaNational
Income per capita$20,302$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,469$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,955$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,472$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$25,000$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,804$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate10.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Scranton is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Scranton is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Scranton is 118% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Scranton is 15% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $30,309$45,469$90,938
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Scranton median earnings by income bracket

      Scranton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector41.2%6.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%8.3%
      Wholesale & retail services10.3%33.3%
      Public administration2.2%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%4.2%
      Education, health & social services3.7%20.8%
      Other22.8%14.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Willey, IA130$68,75024%
      Glidden, IA1,422$64,68817%
      Dedham, IA256$51,6677%
      Lidderdale, IA120$45,41718%
      Coon Rapids, IA1,371$44,32720%
      Scranton, IA565$45,46918%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shepherd, MT565$70,51527%
      Laddonia, MO565$28,33349%
      Beersheba Springs, TN565$26,54852%
      Northampton, NY565$62,36613%
      Vanderbilt, TX565$59,7608%
      Scranton, IA565$45,46918%
      Source: The Scranton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).