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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Demographic Statistics

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

Total population76,415100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male35,54346.5
Female40,87253.5
Under 5 years4,0355.3
5 to 9 years4,4225.8
10 to 14 years4,6316.1
15 to 19 years6,0077.9
20 to 24 years6,2178.1
25 to 34 years9,01111.8
35 to 44 years10,50913.8
45 to 54 years9,57412.5
55 to 59 years3,4424.5
60 to 64 years3,2044.2
65 to 74 years6,8769.0
75 to 84 years6,2318.2
85 years and over2,2563.0
Median age (years)38.8(X)
18 years and over60,53879.2
Male
27,46235.9
Female
33,07643.3
21 years and over55,65772.8
62 years and over17,28922.6
65 years and over15,36320.1
Male
5,4427.1
Female
9,92113.0
RACE
One race75,59798.9
White
71,48093.5
Black or African American
2,3043.0
American Indian and Alaska Native
850.1
Asian
8231.1
Asian Indian
3100.4
Chinese
1270.2
Filipino
330.0
Japanese
170.0
Korean
440.1
Vietnamese
1140.1

Other Asian 1

1780.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
150.0
Native Hawaiian
30.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
40.0
Samoan
10.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

70.0
Some other race
8901.2
Two or more races8181.1

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White72,20094.5
Black or African American2,7443.6
American Indian and Alaska Native2360.3
Asian9611.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.0
Some other race1,1251.5
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population76,415100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,9992.6
Mexican
5660.7
Puerto Rican
8921.2
Cuban
520.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
4890.6
Not Hispanic or Latino74,41697.4
White alone
70,51292.3
RELATIONSHIP
Total population76,415100.0
In households71,53993.6
Householder
31,30341.0
Spouse
12,46016.3
Child
20,66827.0
Own child under 18 years
14,45318.9
Other relatives
3,3114.3
Under 18 years
9681.3
Nonrelatives
3,7975.0
Unmarried partner
1,4701.9
In group quarters4,8766.4
Institutionalized population
1,5602.0
Noninstitutionalized population
3,3164.3
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households31,303100.0
Family households (families)18,11257.9
With own children under 18 years
7,64724.4
Married-couple family
12,46039.8
With own children under 18 years
4,95215.8
Female householder, no husband present
4,32313.8
With own children under 18 years
2,1656.9
Nonfamily households13,19142.1
Householder living alone
11,50336.7
Householder 65 years and over
5,67118.1
Households with individuals under 18 years8,30126.5
Households with individuals 65 years and over11,03335.2
Average household size2.29(X)
Average family size3.01(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units35,336100.0
Occupied housing units31,30388.6
Vacant housing units4,03311.4
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
1150.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.8(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)10.1(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units31,303100.0
Owner-occupied housing units17,07254.5
Renter-occupied housing units14,23145.5
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.49(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.04(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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