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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Economic Statistics

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over62,472100.0
In labor force35,40356.7
Civilian labor force
35,36056.6
Employed
32,78252.5
Unemployed
2,5784.1
Percent of civilian labor force
7.3(X)
Armed Forces
430.1
Not in labor force27,06943.3
Females 16 years and over34,067100.0
In labor force17,17050.4
Civilian labor force
17,17050.4
Employed
16,18947.5
Own children under 6 years4,372100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,62560.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over32,028100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone23,77374.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,75214.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)5801.8
Walked2,2176.9
Other means2220.7
Worked at home4841.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over32,782100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,21125.0
Service occupations5,96918.2
Sales and office occupations10,10730.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations420.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,5007.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,95318.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1000.3
Construction1,7835.4
Manufacturing4,79414.6
Wholesale trade1,0693.3
Retail trade4,57013.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,7415.3
Information1,0003.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,7545.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,1706.6
Educational, health and social services8,23525.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,3827.3
Other services (except public administration)1,6925.2
Public administration1,4924.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers27,08882.6
Government workers4,05312.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4824.5
Unpaid family workers1590.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households31,307100.0
Less than $10,0004,59214.7
$10,000 to $14,9993,51411.2
$15,000 to $24,9995,61017.9
$25,000 to $34,9994,57114.6
$35,000 to $49,9995,00416.0
$50,000 to $74,9994,74915.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,9716.3
$100,000 to $149,9998952.9
$150,000 to $199,9991940.6
$200,000 or more2070.7
Median household income (dollars)28,805(X)
With earnings21,47368.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,631(X)
With Social Security income12,51940.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,747(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,9186.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,311(X)
With public assistance income1,2394.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,367(X)
With retirement income6,20019.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
10,880(X)
Families18,265100.0
Less than $10,0001,2907.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,1756.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,65214.5
$25,000 to $34,9992,89915.9
$35,000 to $49,9993,62819.9
$50,000 to $74,9993,87621.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,6869.2
$100,000 to $149,9997664.2
$150,000 to $199,9991440.8
$200,000 or more1490.8
Median family income (dollars)39,233(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,174(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,829(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,858(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,947(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
With related children under 18 years1,412(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
With related children under 5 years
646(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.4
Families with female householder, no husband present1,154(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.3
With related children under 18 years989(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.2
With related children under 5 years
482(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.4
Individuals10,827(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
18 years and over7,854(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
65 years and over
1,763(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
Related children under 18 years2,909(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,095(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,818(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.2
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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