Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 210,761 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania is the 17th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017210,761-2,245-1.05%
2016213,0062,1341.01%
2016210,872-909-0.43%
2015211,781-929-0.44%
2014212,710-965-0.45%
2013213,675-500-0.23%
2012214,175-184-0.09%
2011214,359-177-0.08%
2010214,536-4,503-2.06%
1990219,039-8,869-3.89%
1980227,908-6,199-2.65%
1970234,107-424-0.18%
1960234,531-22,865-8.88%
1950257,396-43,847-14.56%
1940301,243-9,154-2.95%
1930310,39724,0868.41%
1920286,31126,74110.30%
1910259,57065,73933.92%
1900193,83151,74336.42%
1890142,08852,81959.17%
188089,2690.00%

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White197,017
Black or African American6,337
Asian4,889
Two or More Races3,353
Some Other Race1,173
American Indian and Alaska Native215
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Median Age

42.2


Total

40.3


Male

44


Female

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 170,192 adults, (40,045 of which are seniors) in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

110,027

51.65%

Male

102,979

48.35%

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All65.9%34.1%
Male57.1%42.9%
Non Family51%49%
Female48.2%51.8%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All85,1742.465.9
Married37,7563.184.7
Non Family33,3291.2451
Female10,2493.3148.2
Male3,8403.357.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Households

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Education

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,5473.04%
9th to 12th Grade10,3786.93%
High School Graduate56,33537.61%
Some College25,99617.36%
Associates Degree13,4258.96%
Bachelors Degree24,63616.45%
Graduate Degree14,4539.65%

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White136,212124,97036,731
Hispanic6,2114,390803
Black3,3792,542320
Asian3,1632,1881,038
Multiple Races1,2131,043240
Other Race735603148
Native American16211216

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.82%.

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,524$40,841$28,965
Less Than High School$18,667$23,505$15,124
High School Grad$27,101$33,305$20,680
Some College$33,140$40,876$27,748
Bachelors Degree$45,639$53,398$37,983
Graduate Degree$58,652$69,170$51,071

$34,524

Average Earnings

$40,841

Average Male

$28,965

Average Female

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Language

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Language

90.91% of Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 9.09% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White179,56621,69912.08%
Hispanic12,9545,48142.31%
Black5,5162,07137.55%
Multiple3,1901,33841.94%
Asian4,7761,30327.28%
Other1,13925422.30%
Native2054923.90%

15.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.81%

Male Poverty Rate

16.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania is Hispanic, with 42.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania is White, with 12.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.06%.

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.07%
High School14.02%
Some College10.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.75%
Male Unemployed25.92%
Female Employed7.43%
Male Employed5.35%

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Income

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,673$62,854
Families$61,346$76,918
Married Families$74,531$89,298
Non Families$26,653$38,714

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

15,664

Number of Veterans

14,803

Male Veterans

861

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,160
First Gulf War1,950
Korea1,815
Second Gulf War1,501
World War II1,452

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+4,769
65 to 744,396
35 to 542,862
55 to 642,803
18 to 34834

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White15,2409.57%
Black2495.79%
Hispanic2102.66%
2 or More905.55%
Asian531.43%
Other262.97%
Indian63.33%

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

8.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Scranton760897729112021.58%
Dunmore1405713187-870-6.19%
Carbondale88918498-393-4.42%
Old Forge83138000-313-3.77%
Archbald69846979-5-0.07%
Blakely65646289-275-4.19%
Taylor62635975-288-4.60%
Dickson City60705833-237-3.90%
Moosic57195753340.59%
Olyphant51515087-64-1.24%
Clarks Summit51164917-199-3.89%
Jessup46764458-218-4.66%
Throop40883928-160-3.91%
Jermyn21692079-90-4.15%
Moscow20261947-79-3.90%
Mayfield18071723-84-4.65%
Clarks Green14761418-58-3.93%
Dalton12341208-26-2.11%
Vandling755719-36-4.77%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990