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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Scranton, Pennsylvania,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,110100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2166.0
Kindergarten9274.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,59737.8
High school (grades 9-12)3,90019.4
College or graduate school6,47032.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over51,268100.0
Less than 9th grade3,0906.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,09915.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,36541.7
Some college, no degree7,88615.4
Associate degree2,8195.5
Bachelor's degree4,9899.7
Graduate or professional degree3,0205.9
Percent high school graduate or higher78.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over63,388100.0
Never married20,17131.8
Now married, except separated28,59645.1
Separated1,5432.4
Widowed7,45711.8
Female
6,0379.5
Divorced5,6218.9
Female
3,3425.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years986100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren38138.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over60,543100.0
Civilian veterans8,22513.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,619100.0
With a disability1,6149.7
Population 21 to 64 years39,770100.0
With a disability9,17723.1
Percent employed
49.5(X)
No disability30,59376.9
Percent employed
77.2(X)
Population 65 years and over14,655100.0
With a disability6,73446.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over72,558100.0
Same house in 199546,60964.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199525,09034.6
Same county
17,45824.1
Different county
7,63210.5
Same state
3,6235.0
Different state
4,0095.5
Elsewhere in 19958591.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population76,415100.0
Native74,04096.9
Born in United States
73,37996.0
State of residence
63,38682.9
Different state
9,99313.1
Born outside United States
6610.9
Foreign born2,3753.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,1591.5
Naturalized citizen
1,2071.6
Not a citizen
1,1681.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,375100.0
Europe98341.4
Asia74431.3
Africa1084.5
Oceania70.3
Latin America52021.9
Northern America130.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over72,558100.0
English only67,49793.0
Language other than English5,0617.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1,8192.5
Spanish
1,8622.6
Speak English less than "very well"
5940.8
Other Indo-European languages
2,5203.5
Speak English less than "very well"
9121.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3760.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2350.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population76,415100.0

Total ancestries reported

91,930120.3
Arab7401.0
Czech12190.3
Danish470.1
Dutch7030.9
English4,4325.8
French (except Basque)18531.1
French Canadian11130.1
German11,97915.7
Greek2130.3
Hungarian5490.7
Irish123,18730.3
Italian14,83319.4
Lithuanian1,8802.5
Norwegian1130.1
Polish11,31114.8
Portuguese600.1
Russian2,3253.0
Scotch-Irish5580.7
Scottish6790.9
Slovak1,4581.9
Subsaharan African2140.3
Swedish3320.4
Swiss1580.2
Ukrainian1,3731.8
United States or American2,1142.8
Welsh5,3006.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)670.1
Other ancestries6,1208.0
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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