Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA

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Population

129,805

0.863% decline

Poverty Rate

10.3%


Median Age

45


Median Household Income

$55,651

4.58% growth

Number of Employees

58,596

0.219% growth

Median Property Value

$170,000

0.89% growth

About

In 2017, Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA had a population of 130k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $55,651. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA declined from 130,935 to 129,805, a -0.863% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,215 to $55,651, a 4.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.7%), White (Hispanic) (1.94%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.04%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.726%). 4.7% of the people in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are Keystone College (332 degrees awarded in 2017), Clarks Summit University (284 degrees), and McCann School of Business & Technology (443395) (61 degrees).

The median property value in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA is $170,000, and the homeownership rate is 76.5%. Most people in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA employs 58.6k people. The largest industries in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,234 people), Construction (3,628 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,537 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous wood products ($222,955), Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($124,387), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($108,029).

Median household income in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA is $55,651. Males in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,631. The income inequality in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,651

2017 value

± $1,253

4.58%

1 Year Growth

± 3.26%

Households in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $55,651, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,215 in 2016, which represents a 4.58% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,474

Average Male Salary

± $7,898

$44,631

Average Female Salary

± $5,537

In 2017, full-time male employees in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,742 ± $102,589

  2. Two or More Races

    $51,869 ± $35,220

  3. White

    $44,686 ± $4,534

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.432

2017 Wage GINI

0.436

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.978% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $108,761, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,430 and $103,452.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA (13.1k out of 127k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    12,186 ± 711

  2. Hispanic

    878 ± 253

  3. Asian

    350 ± 178

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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

58.6k

2017 Value

0.219%

1 Year growth

± 0.219%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.219%, from 58.5k employees to 58.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,096 people), Cashiers (1,727 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,552 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,096 people), Cashiers (1,727 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,552 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks (6.02 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers (5.08 times), and Paper goods machine setters, operators, & tenders (4.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($216,132), Transportation, storage, & distribution managers ($154,663), and Chief executives & legislators ($150,877).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

58.6k

2017 Value

0.219%

1 Year growth

± 0.219%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.219%, from 58.5k employees to 58.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,234 people), Construction (3,628 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,537 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties 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 Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,234 people), Construction (3,628 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,537 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Sugar & confectionery products (11.7 times higher than expected), Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills (6.28 times), and Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (5.98 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Miscellaneous wood products ($222,955), Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($124,387), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($108,029).

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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. $88.5B

  2. $57.4B

  3. $55.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $88.5B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($57.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($55.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$671B

2020 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

42.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $671B. This is expected to increase 42.2% 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. $65.4B

  2. $62.6B

  3. $35.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $65.4B, followed by New Jersey with $62.6B and Ohio and $35.6B.

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Health

94.6% of the population of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 53.8% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.03% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties 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).

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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

5.42%

Uninsured

53.8%

Employer Coverage

11.5%

Medicaid

15.5%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

1.03%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 5.42%.

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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%.

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Diversity

Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA is home to a population of 130k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2016, 2.32% of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (3.04k people).

In 2017, there were 48.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.52k White (Hispanic) and 1.36k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are Spanish (1,869 speakers), Italian (917 speakers), and Polish (498 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was 45. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.32%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.04k people

2.31%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

3.03k people

As of 2016, 2.32% of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA residents (3.04k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was 2.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    336 ± 449 people

  2. Poland

    281 ± 411 people

  3. Canada

    243 ± 382 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was India, the natal country of 336 Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA residents, followed by Poland with 281 and Canada with 243.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    123k ± 653

  2. White (Hispanic)

    2.52k ± 452

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    1.36k ± 326

In 2017, there were 48.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.52k White (Hispanic) and 1.36k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,869 speakers (1.51%)

  2. Italian

    917 speakers (0.742%)

  3. Polish

    498 speakers (0.403%)

4.7% of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was Spanish. 1.51% of the overall population of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 0.742% speak Italian and 0.403% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,417 ± 242

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,118 ± 194

  3. Korea

    923 ± 136

Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA awarded 677 degrees. The student population of Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 945 male students and 1,324 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are White (579 and 86.5%), followed by Black or African American (33 and 4.93%), Hispanic or Latino (24 and 3.59%), and Unknown (20 and 2.99%).

The largest universities in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Keystone College (332 and 49%), Clarks Summit University (284 and 41.9%), and McCann School of Business & Technology (443395) (61 and 9.01%).

The most popular majors in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are Biblical Studies (118 and 17.4%), General Business Administration & Management (59 and 8.71%), and Sport & Fitness Management (33 and 4.87%).

The median tuition costs in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA are $24,380 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 33 degrees awarded

  2. 29 degrees awarded

  3. 69 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 33 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 332 degrees awarded

  2. 284 degrees awarded

  3. 61 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$24,380

Median Private

In 2017, the Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Keystone College with 332 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

313

Degrees Awarded to Men

364

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 313 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA, which is 0.86 times less than the 364 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    579 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    33 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    24 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA were to White students. These 579 degrees mean that there were 17.5 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 33 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was $170,000 in 2017, which is 0.74 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $168,500 to $170,000, a 0.89% increase. The homeownership rate in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA is 76.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$170,000

2017 Median

± $2,273

$168,500

2016 Median

± $2,528

In 2017, the median property value in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA grew to to $170,000 from the previous year's value of $168,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties 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 Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$55,651

Median Household Income

± $1,253

53k

Number of Households

± 1,267

In 2017, the median household income of the 53k households in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA grew to $55,651 from the previous year's value of $53,215.

The following chart displays the households in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties 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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%

2017 Homeownership

76.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.5% of the housing units in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.78% of the workforce in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties 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

    83.8%

  2. Carpooled

    8.82%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.46%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA was Drove Alone (83.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.82%) and those who Worked At Home (4.46%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lackawanna (Outside Greater Scranton City) & Wyoming Counties PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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