Latest Data (2017)
Population 77,605
Nationwide Rank 447

Quick Facts

Scranton, Pennsylvania is the 447th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Scranton, Pennsylvania is a city.

Scranton, Pennsylvania is currently 45.9% smaller than it was in 1930, the year of its peak recorded population.

Scranton, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Scranton, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
437 Parma, Ohio 79,167 -7.4%
438 New Braunfels, Texas 79,152 105.1%
439 Plymouth, Minnesota 78,395 18.7%
440 Franklin, Tennessee 78,321 68.8%
441 Milpitas, California 78,106 24.2%
442 Folsom, California 78,038 48.0%
443 Bloomington, Illinois 77,934 18.6%
444 Perris, California 77,879 113.9%
445 Bellflower, California 77,772 6.5%
446 Boynton Beach, Florida 77,702 28.2%
447 Scranton, Pennsylvania 77,605 2.3%
448 Racine, Wisconsin 77,542 -5.2%
449 Lake Charles, Louisiana 77,117 7.3%
450 Upland, California 76,999 11.8%
451 Baytown, Texas 76,804 15.2%
452 Loveland, Colorado 76,701 47.8%
453 Layton, Utah 76,691 30.2%
454 Flower Mound, Texas 76,681 48.1%
455 Hammond, Indiana 76,618 -7.4%
456 Gastonia, North Carolina 76,593 13.2%
457 St. Joseph, Missouri 76,442 3.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
231 Allentown 121,283 13.7%
317 Erie 97,369 -6.0%
372 Reading 88,423 8.7%
447 Scranton 77,605 2.3%
465 Bethlehem 75,707 6.2%
631 Lancaster 59,708 5.1%
782 Harrisburg 49,192 0.6%
867 York 44,132 6.9%
870 Altoona 44,098 -10.7%
901 State College 42,430 10.5%
934 Wilkes-Barre 40,806 -5.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 77,605 447
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