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Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania (PA)


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County population in 2012: 214,477 (84% urban, 16% rural); it was 213,295 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 34,509
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 22,844
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 58,284
Renter-occupied apartments: 29,873 (it was 27,934 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

30%

Land area: 459 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 467 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lackawanna County: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 89%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania:


Median resident age:  41.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years

Males: 103,119  (46.9%)
Females: 111,318  (53.1%)

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Lackawanna County,PA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Lackawanna County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,481 ($34,438 in 1999)
This county:

$44481
Pennsylvania:

$49520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $493 (lower quartile is $377, upper quartile is $629)
This county:

$493
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $143,800 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Lackawanna County:

$143,800
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,500 - $217,300

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $192,200
Here:

$192,200
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $125,250
Here:

$125,250
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $180,821
Here:

$180,821
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $362,659
Here:

$362,659
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,505
Here:

$202,505
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $78,323
Here:

$78,323
State:

$35,442

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $90,911
Here:

$90,911
State:

$97,532
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,269
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $512

Institutionalized population: 3,605

Lackawanna County, PA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,989 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,644 (1.3%)


Lackawanna County household income distribution in 2009 Lackawanna County home values distribution


Lackawanna County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.0%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.0%
Lackawanna County:

15.0%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
Median age of residents in 2010: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

10.6%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

4.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Area name: Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lackawanna County is $495 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Scranton, Dunmore, Carbondale, Old Forge, Blakely, Taylor, Archbald, Dickson City, Moosic, Clarks Summit.

Lackawanna County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Lackawanna County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.013 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.096 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 17 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 55 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 12.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 33 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.lackawannacounty.org

Click to draw/clear Lackawanna County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lackawanna County: Abington Executive Industrial Park (A), Acker Industrial Park (B), Marjon Golf Course (C), Homestead Golf Course (D), Lakeland Golf Course (E), Big Pine Hill View (F), Elmhurst Country Club (G), Benton Industrial Park (H), Ivy Industrial Park (I), Glen Oak Country Club (J), Millars School (K), Baylors Corners (L), Amasa (M), Elkview Country Club (N), Scranton Country Club (O), Community Grove (P), Creekside Grove (Q), Kamp Kewanee (R), Kochners Corners (S), La Plume Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Abington Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lackawanna County include: Welch Church (A), Corpus Christi Church (B), Mount Bethel Church (C), Finch Hill Church (D), House of the Good Shepherd (E), Worth Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Valley View Cemetery (1), Wallsville Cemetery (2), Assumption Cemetery (3), Weatherby Cemetery (4), Brookside Cemetery (5), Stone Cemetery (6), Sicklers Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Grassy Pond (A), Mud Pond (B), Lake Sheridan (C), Kasulaitis Lake (D), Chapman Lake (E), Deer Lake (F), Handsome Pond (G), Benjamin Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: White Oak Run (A), Rock Bottom Creek (B), Gardner Creek (C), Rucks Run (D), Tamarack Creek (E), Hagen Run (F), Green Run (G), Meadow Brook (H), Fenner Mill Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lackawanna County include: Lackawanna State Park (1), Merli-Sarnoski County Park (2), Ned Boehm Field (3), Moore Hall Alumni Garden (4), Christy Mathewson Field (5), State Game Lands Number 135 (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Luzerne County , Monroe County , Susquehanna County , Wayne County , Wyoming County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 12,508
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,833 (60% naturalized citizens)

Lackawanna County:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.1%

Lackawanna County marital status for males
Lackawanna County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Lackawanna County with a mortgage: 26,465 (2,606 second mortgage, 4,674 home equity loan, 138 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21,441

Here:

55.2% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.43%
Here66.4%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 141,688
Total congregations: 217

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents106,069 (74.9%)12,133 (8.6%)3,850 (2.7%)3,100 (2.2%)2,592 (1.8%)
Congregations81 (37.3%)36 (16.6%)13 (6.0%)4 (1.8%)12 (5.5%)
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents1,881 (1.3%)1,736 (1.2%)1,651 (1.2%)1,476 (1.0%)7,200 (5.1%)
Congregations5 (2.3%)6 (2.8%)7 (3.2%)8 (3.7%)45 (20.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Lackawanna County - Scranton, Dunmore, Carbondale, Old Forge, Blakely

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Lackawanna County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Lackawanna County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
This county:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Lackawanna County:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

9.7%
State:

11.5%


Agriculture in Lackawanna County:

Average size of farms: 114 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,820
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $550.06
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.11%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,697
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.08%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $65,040
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.52
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 34.73%
Corn for grain: 930 harvested acres
Vegetables: 903 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 183 acres

Tornado activity:

Lackawanna County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 3.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Lackawanna County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from Lackawanna County center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Lackawanna County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Lackawanna County (%):





Lackawanna County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 76,144 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 11,547 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 665 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 25 (0%)
  • Taxi: 131 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 36 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 58 (0%)
  • Walked: 3,490 (4%)
  • Other means: 513 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,911 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

People in group quarters in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $47,793.

3.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%

2.14% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($20,036 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($16,450 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

1.60%
Pennsylvania average:

2.15%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.54% ($39,731 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.34% ($34,316)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.21% ($29,462)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.19% ($28,180)
from Monroe County, PA  0.18% ($34,639)
from Pike County, PA  0.08% ($31,683)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.07% ($34,509)


3.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($280 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%

2.01% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($18,168 average AGI)
1.76% relocated to other states ($18,073 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

1.76%
Pennsylvania average:

2.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.61% ($33,529 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.23% ($30,665)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.22% ($32,880)
to Wyoming County, PA  0.16% ($33,083)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.11% ($35,081)
to Monroe County, PA  0.08% ($38,333)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.08% ($41,661)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Lackawanna County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Lackawanna County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lackawanna County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 43,798 (37,685 aged, 6,113 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.38
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17930.57
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 415.370
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52330.75

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1086.270
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1272.400
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18.61

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 63.32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.11

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.64
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.3. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 53.6
  • Suffocation - 39.4
  • Poisoning - 25.1
  • Other - 11.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 206,374

Size of family households: 24,274 2-persons, 13,417 3-persons, 10,313 4-persons, 4,334 5-persons, 1,560 6-persons, 772 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,524 1-person, 4,113 2-persons, 490 3-persons, 247 4-persons, 84 5-persons, 49 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

94.4% of residents of Lackawanna County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,801,277,000 ($8580 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $369,019,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $641,259,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $434,371,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,536,000
Federal grants: $279,144,000
Federal procurement contracts: $369,462,000 ($347,661,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $66,505,000 ($7,193,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,128,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $40,271,000
Federal Government insurance: $180,530,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 11,146
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 15,116
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +698
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -251
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lackawanna County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 35.83 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 494
  • 4 rooms: 3,286
  • 5 rooms: 8,539
  • 6 rooms: 17,169
  • 7 rooms: 10,873
  • 8 rooms: 8,944
  • 9+ rooms: 8,945
  • 1 room: 371
  • 2 rooms: 1,390
  • 3 rooms: 5,013
  • 4 rooms: 7,327
  • 5 rooms: 6,196
  • 6 rooms: 4,891
  • 7 rooms: 1,306
  • 8 rooms: 806
  • 9+ rooms: 634
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 1,259
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,596
  • 3 bedrooms: 31,945
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,381
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,093
  • no bedroom: 494
  • 1 bedroom: 8,408
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,734
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,617
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,317
  • 5+ bedrooms: 364
Cars and other vehicles available in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 4,313
  • 1 vehicle: 17,802
  • 2 vehicles: 25,179
  • 3 vehicles: 7,984
  • 4 vehicles: 2,338
  • 5+ vehicles: 668
  • no vehicle: 7,457
  • 1 vehicle: 13,802
  • 2 vehicles: 5,619
  • 3 vehicles: 834
  • 4 vehicles: 164
  • 5+ vehicles: 58

70% of Lackawanna County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Pennsylvania.

Lackawanna County:

69.6%
State average:

64.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $78,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lackawanna County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21.9%)
  • Electricity (10.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)
  • Coal or coke (2.4%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (64.3%)
  • Electricity (17.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • Coal or coke (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,266
Here:

19.2%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,949
Here:

16.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6,340
Here:

60.2%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Lackawanna County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:


Lackawanna County government finances - Revenue in 2004:


Lackawanna County government finances - Debt in 2004:


Lackawanna County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Lackawanna County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lackawanna County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 58 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED549$122,016955$139,8863,830$144,210818$58,72122$628,773376$114,22116$81,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$124,94959$163,678248$142,59784$24,0240$022$124,6362$29,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED87$130,126160$120,6691,465$137,519337$47,3566$1,590,833128$111,59420$66,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN60$124,83388$142,511913$142,83781$76,6423$316,00064$110,4225$94,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$117,00016$196,938175$144,80012$51,8330$016$160,0002$51,000
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 55 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED163$151,39398$180,6332$196,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED54$163,53746$170,3482$87,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$142,26737$178,2700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$185,77811$166,9091$134,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$237,6673$128,3330$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Lackawanna County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5,58680.5 years
John5,03173.8 years
Joseph3,96073.4 years
Anna2,55282.3 years
William2,45173.5 years
Helen2,38280.0 years
Margaret1,90779.1 years
Frank1,75875.5 years
Michael1,68972.7 years
James1,56272.2 years
Most common last names in Lackawanna County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones58477.1 years
Smith51075.4 years
Williams50977.0 years
Davis48776.6 years
Miller44178.0 years
Walsh43077.0 years
Thomas42276.7 years
Evans42076.9 years
Kelly28076.8 years
Lewis25378.1 years
Businesses in Lackawanna County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture5
Ace Hardware3LensCrafters1
Aeropostale3Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters4Long John Silver's2
Ann Taylor1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Macy's1
Arby's1Marriott3
AutoZone3Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets17
Bath & Body Works3McDonald's11
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster4Microtel1
Burger King8Motherhood Maternity2
CVS9New Balance1
Carson Pirie Scott1New York & Co1
Casual Male XL1Nike18
Catherines1Old Country Buffet1
Charlotte Russe1Old Navy1
Chick-Fil-A1Olive Garden1
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread2
Cinnabon 1Payless4
Clarion1Penske3
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn2Pizza Hut3
Comfort Suites1Quiznos2
Curves2RadioShack4
Dairy Queen1Ramada1
Days Inn2Raymour & Flanigan1
Deb1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry6Red Robin1
Dennys1Rite Aid15
Domino's Pizza5Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday2
Dunkin Donuts13Rue211
Econo Lodge2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Eddie Bauer1SAS Shoes2
Express2Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear2Sears2
Fashion Bug1Sephora1
FedEx21Sleep Inn1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel5
Foot Locker2Staples1
GNC8Starbucks5
GameStop5Subway17
Gap2T-Mobile8
Goodwill5T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block7Taco Bell1
Haworth1Talbots2
Holiday Inn2Target1
Hollister Co.1The Limited1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
J. Jill1True Value2
JCPenney1U-Haul15
JoS. A. Bank1UPS25
Johnny Rockets1Vans3
Jones New York4Verizon Wireless5
Journeys3Victoria's Secret3
KFC2Waffle House2
Kmart2Walgreens2
Knights Inn1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's5
Kroger14Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy3YMCA2
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