Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA

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Population

109,915

0.119% decline

Median Age

38.4


Median Household Income

$42,026

2.36% growth

Poverty Rate

20.5%


Number of Employees

48,095

1.11% growth

Median Property Value

$118,800

0.678% growth

About

In 2017, Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA had a population of 110k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $42,026. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA declined from 110,046 to 109,915, a -0.119% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,057 to $42,026, a 2.36% increase.

The population of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is 79.5% White Alone, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.4% Black or African American Alone. 13.5% of the people in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA are University of Scranton (1,606 degrees awarded in 2016), Marywood University (888 degrees), and Lackawanna College (440 degrees).

The median property value in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is $118,800, and the homeownership rate is 55.4%. Most people in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is 2 cars per household.

Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA borders Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA and Kingston Borough PUMA, PA.

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Economy

The economy of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA employs 48.1k people. The largest industries in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA are Restaurants & Food Services (3,571 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,871 people), and Hospitals (2,671 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous retail stores ($79,241), Scientific research & development services ($78,450), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($74,132).

Median household income in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is $42,026. Males in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,355. The income inequality in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.417, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,026

2017 value

± $1,371

2.36%

1 Year Growth

± 4.5%

Households in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $42,026, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,057 in 2016, which represents a 2.36% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$49,098

Average Male Salary

± $7,084

$38,355

Average Female Salary

± $4,860

In 2017, full-time male employees in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA made 1.28 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $37,755 ± $4,109

  2. Asian

    $32,385 ± $19,981

  3. Black

    $28,305 ± $18,576

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.417

2017 Wage GINI

0.418

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was 0.417 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.133% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $107,007, followed by Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA and King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,302 and $103,802.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA (21.1k out of 103k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    17,112 ± 914

  2. Hispanic

    5,450 ± 452

  3. Black

    1,924 ± 304

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

48.1k

2017 Value

1.11%

1 Year growth

± 1.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 1.11%, from 47.6k employees to 48.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,475 people), Cashiers (1,370 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,287 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,475 people), Cashiers (1,370 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,287 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders (6.38 times higher than expected), Personal care & service workers, all other (5.08 times), and Other therapists, including exercise physiologists (4.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($248,397), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($131,600), and Chief executives & legislators ($120,570).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

48.1k

2017 Value

1.11%

1 Year growth

± 1.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 1.11%, from 47.6k employees to 48.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,571 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,871 people), and Hospitals (2,671 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,571 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,871 people), and Hospitals (2,671 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Sugar & confectionery products (10.8 times higher than expected), Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (7.41 times), and Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (6.64 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Miscellaneous retail stores ($79,241), Scientific research & development services ($78,450), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($74,132).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $83B

  2. $50.6B

  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($50.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($49.7B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B

2015 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $61B

  2. $57.7B

  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

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Health

91.5% of the population of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 19.9% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 0.89% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.52%

Uninsured

47%

Employer Coverage

19.9%

Medicaid

12.8%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

0.89%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 8.52%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is home to a population of 110k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is composed of 87.4k White Alone residents (79.5%), 11.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (10.5%), 4.83k Black or African American Alone residents (4.4%), 4.04k Asian Alone residents (3.67%), 1.95k Two or More Races residents (1.78%), 117 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.106%), 74 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0673%), and 17 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0155%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA are Spanish (6,968 speakers), Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (1,540 speakers), and Gujarati (819 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was 38.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

7.45%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

8.2k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was 7.45%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    1,162 ± 832 people

  2. Bhutan

    818 ± 700 people

  3. Nepal

    727 ± 660 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was India, the natal country of 1,162 Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA residents, followed by Bhutan with 818 and Nepal with 727.

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Citizenship

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

95.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was 95.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    87.4k ± 635

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    11.5k ± 777

  3. Black or African American Alone

    4.83k ± 399

In 2017, there were 7.59 times more White Alone residents (87.4k people) in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k Hispanic or Latino and 4.83k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    6,968 speakers (6.72%)

  2. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages

    1,540 speakers (1.49%)

  3. Gujarati

    819 speakers (0.79%)

13.5% of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was Spanish. 6.72% of the overall population of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 1.49% speak Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages and 0.79% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,153 ± 264

  2. Korea

    825 ± 165

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    758 ± 191

Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA awarded 3,795 degrees. The student population of Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 5,031 male students and 7,382 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA are White (2,908 and 79.4%), followed by Unknown (226 and 6.17%), Hispanic or Latino (211 and 5.76%), and Black or African American (163 and 4.45%).

The largest universities in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are University of Scranton (1,606 and 42.3%), Marywood University (888 and 23.4%), and Lackawanna College (440 and 11.6%).

The most popular majors in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (165 and 4.35%), Registered Nursing (160 and 4.22%), and Accounting (133 and 3.5%).

The median tuition costs in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA are $31,250 for private four year colleges, and $13,174 and $20,608 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 105 degrees awarded

  2. 112 degrees awarded

  3. 105 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 105 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,606 degrees awarded

  2. 888 degrees awarded

  3. 440 degrees awarded

$13,174

Median In-State Public

$31,250

Median Private

In 2016, the Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Scranton with 1,606 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,516

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,279

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,516 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA, which is 0.665 times less than the 2,279 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,908 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    226 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    211 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA were to White students. These 2,908 degrees mean that there were 12.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 226 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was $118,800 in 2017, which is 0.546 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $118,000 to $118,800, a 0.678% increase. The homeownership rate in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is 55.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$42,026

Median Household Income

± $1,371

43.7k

Number of Households

± 1,301

In 2017, the median household income of the 43.7k households in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA grew to $42,026 from the previous year's value of $41,057.

The following chart displays the households in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$118,800

2017 Median

± $2,411

$118,000

2016 Median

± $2,501

In 2017, the median property value in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA grew to to $118,800 from the previous year's value of $118,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

55.4%

2017 Homeownership

56%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55.4% of the housing units in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.4%

  2. Carpooled

    12.1%

  3. Walked

    4.82%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Scranton City, Dunmore, Old Forge, Taylor & Moosic Boroughs PUMA, PA was Drove Alone (77.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.1%) and those who Walked (4.82%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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