Lackawanna County, PA

County

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Population
211,454
0.239% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$149,700
0.402% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Lackawanna County, PA speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lackawanna County, PA are University of Scranton (1,560 degrees awarded in 2017), Marywood University (1,036 degrees), and Lackawanna College (414 degrees).

The median property value in Lackawanna County, PA is $149,700, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Lackawanna County, PA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lackawanna County, PA is N/A per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Pennsylvania (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 50.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (46.8%), followed by Other (2.99%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Lackawanna County, PA is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Pennsylvania
50.2% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Lackawanna County, PA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Lackawanna County, PA is home to a population of 211k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Lackawanna County, PA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Lackawanna County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Lackawanna County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Lackawanna County, PA are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age
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Median Foreign-Born Age
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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    81,562 ± 6,989 people
  2. China
    63,036 ± 6,149 people
  3. Mexico
    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 81,562 Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

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The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Lackawanna County, PA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
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Lackawanna County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in N/A, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lackawanna County, PA is N/A. In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lackawanna County, PA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lackawanna County, PA employs N/A people. The largest industries in Lackawanna County, PA are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039
Average Male Salary in Pennsylvania
± $1,040
$49,502
Average Female Salary in Pennsylvania
± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Pennsylvania by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Pennsylvania
  1. Asian
    $61,450 ± $4,076
  2. White
    $51,412 ± $642
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Pennsylvania.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Pennsylvania by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lackawanna County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.469
2017 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2016 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
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In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Lackawanna County, PA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lackawanna County, PA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lackawanna County, PA is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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

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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lackawanna County, PA, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lackawanna County, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lackawanna County, PA, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lackawanna County, PA, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lackawanna County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Lackawanna County, 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 County, PA, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

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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).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B
2015 Value in Pennsylvania
$954B
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
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.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Lackawanna County, PA awarded 4,102 degrees. The student population of Lackawanna County, PA is skewed towards women, with 5,493 male students and 7,695 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lackawanna County, PA are White (3,220 and 80.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (242 and 6.05%), Unknown (177 and 4.43%), and Black or African American (171 and 4.28%).

The largest universities in Lackawanna County, PA by number of degrees awarded are University of Scranton (1,560 and 38%), Marywood University (1,036 and 25.3%), and Lackawanna College (414 and 10.1%).

The most popular majors in Lackawanna County, PA are General Business Administration & Management (160 and 3.9%), Registered Nursing (147 and 3.58%), and Social Work (145 and 3.53%).

The median tuition costs in Lackawanna County, PA are $23,890 for private four year colleges, and $13,484 and $21,402 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 74 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 72 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 140 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Lackawanna County, PA was Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences with 74 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Lackawanna County, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,560 degrees awarded
  2. 1,036 degrees awarded
  3. 414 degrees awarded
$13,484
Median In-State Public
$23,890
Median Private

In 2017, the Lackawanna County, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Scranton with 1,560 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,560
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,542
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,560 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lackawanna County, PA, which is 0.614 times less than the 2,542 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Lackawanna County, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,220 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    242 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    177 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Lackawanna County, PA were to White students. These 3,220 degrees mean that there were 13.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 242 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$149,700
2018 Median
± $2,911
$149,100
2017 Median
± $2,667

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lackawanna County, 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 County, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Lackawanna County, 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 N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lackawanna County, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lackawanna County, PA have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Lackawanna County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Lackawanna County, PA was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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

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Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Lackawanna County, PA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Lackawanna County, PA see 1341 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.03% decrease from the previous year (1355 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1321 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 677 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

1,341 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lackawanna County, PA

Primary care physicians in Lackawanna County, PA see an average of 1,341 patients per year. This represents a 1.03% decrease from the previous year (1,355 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lackawanna County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$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

N/A%
Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lackawanna County, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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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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