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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Housing Statistics

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

Total housing units35,336100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached15,62344.2
1-unit, attached2,2006.2
2 units7,49721.2
3 or 4 units4,88813.8
5 to 9 units2,2256.3
10 to 19 units7342.1
20 or more units2,1156.0
Mobile home450.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.90.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000440.1
1995 to 19983140.9
1990 to 19944971.4
1980 to 19891,2833.6
1970 to 19792,1276.0
1960 to 19692,2066.2
1940 to 19596,63918.8
1939 or earlier22,22662.9
ROOMS
1 room2520.7
2 rooms7682.2
3 rooms3,4559.8
4 rooms5,39615.3
5 rooms6,25717.7
6 rooms9,24626.2
7 rooms3,74310.6
8 rooms3,1538.9
9 or more rooms3,0668.7
Median (rooms)5.7(X)
Occupied Housing Units31,303100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20004,56914.6
1995 to 19986,83221.8
1990 to 19944,17313.3
1980 to 19895,18016.5
1970 to 19793,52511.3
1969 or earlier7,02422.4
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None6,44020.6
112,78340.8
28,93328.5
3 or more3,14710.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas24,68278.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4101.3
Electricity3,0439.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2,6488.5
Coal or coke2480.8
Wood140.0
Solar energy60.0
Other fuel1690.5
No fuel used830.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1220.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1900.6
No telephone service4641.5
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units31,303100.0
1.00 or less31,06499.2
1.01 to 1.501930.6
1.51 or more460.1
Specified owner-occupied units13,578100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0001,81113.3
$50,000 to $99,9998,48662.5
$100,000 to $149,9992,31217.0
$150,000 to $199,9996915.1
$200,000 to $299,9992131.6
$300,000 to $499,999470.3
$500,000 to $999,999180.1
$1,000,000 or more00.0
Median (dollars)78,200(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage7,54755.6
Less than $300
70.1
$300 to $499
4233.1
$500 to $699
1,73312.8
$700 to $999
2,92421.5
$1,000 to $1,499
1,89413.9
$1,500 to $1,999
4163.1
$2,000 or more
1501.1
Median (dollars)
850(X)
Not mortgaged6,03144.4
Median (dollars)
333(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent5,01436.9
15 to 19 percent2,34117.2
20 to 24 percent1,63012.0
25 to 29 percent1,2549.2
30 to 34 percent8686.4
35 percent or more2,37917.5
Not computed920.7
Specified renter-occupied units14,226100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001,3509.5
$200 to $2991,54610.9
$300 to $4996,28344.2
$500 to $7493,59625.3
$750 to $9994533.2
$1,000 to $1,4991240.9
$1,500 or more860.6
No cash rent7885.5
Median (dollars)425(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent3,09421.7
15 to 19 percent1,89713.3
20 to 24 percent1,59611.2
25 to 29 percent1,62411.4
30 to 34 percent1,0677.5
35 percent or more3,87627.2
Not computed1,0727.5
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

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