Latest Data (2016)
Population 77,291
Nationwide Rank 439

Quick Facts

Scranton, Pennsylvania is the 439th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Scranton, Pennsylvania is a city.

Scranton, Pennsylvania is currently 46.1% smaller than it was in 1930, the year of its peak recorded population.

Scranton, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Scranton, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
429 Parma, Ohio 79,425 -7.1%
430 Alameda, California 78,906 8.8%
431 Chino Hills, California 78,822 17.0%
432 Springdale, Arkansas 78,557 64.1%
433 Bloomington, Illinois 78,005 18.7%
434 Bellflower, California 77,790 6.5%
435 Racine, Wisconsin 77,571 -5.2%
436 Milpitas, California 77,528 23.3%
437 Auburn, Washington 77,472 39.6%
438 Pharr, Texas 77,320 63.1%
439 Scranton, Pennsylvania 77,291 1.8%
440 Folsom, California 77,271 46.5%
441 Goodyear, Arizona 77,258 293.4%
442 Plymouth, Minnesota 77,216 16.9%
443 Fort Myers, Florida 77,146 48.4%
444 Hammond, Indiana 77,134 -6.8%
445 Manteca, California 76,908 52.5%
446 Loveland, Colorado 76,897 48.2%
447 Lake Charles, Louisiana 76,848 6.9%
448 Upland, California 76,684 11.3%
449 St. Joseph, Missouri 76,472 3.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
231 Allentown 120,443 12.9%
308 Erie 98,593 -4.8%
375 Reading 87,575 7.7%
439 Scranton 77,291 1.8%
462 Bethlehem 75,293 5.6%
629 Lancaster 59,218 4.3%
777 Harrisburg 48,904 0.0%
848 Altoona 44,589 -9.7%
859 York 43,859 6.2%
901 State College 41,992 9.3%
930 Wilkes-Barre 40,569 -5.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 77,291 439
2015 77,118 439
2014 75,281 450
2013 75,806 438
2012 75,809 434
2011 76,003 428
2010 76,089 420
2009 71,944 439
2008 72,258 427
2007 72,490 421
2006 72,564 415
2005 73,002 407
2004 73,439 402
2003 73,874 390
2002 74,450 379
2001 75,183 371
2000 75,851 367
1990 81,914 269
1950 125,536 83
1940 140,404 63
1930 143,433 55
1920 137,783 47
1910 129,867 38
1900 102,026 38
1890 75,215 39
1880 45,850 39
1870 35,092 35