Lackawanna County , Pennsylvania

Lackawanna County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

Lackawanna County locator map
Location of Lackawanna County on Pennsylvania map.

About

Lackawanna County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 214,437 and a population density of 178 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 208,989 inhabitants. Its county seat is Scranton. The county was created 143 years ago in 1878.

Lackawanna County Courthouse 008 image
Lackawanna County Courthouse 008
Lackawanna County Courthouse 008 image

Geography

Lackawanna County is located at 41°26'12"N 75°36'33"W (41.4367900, -75.6092000). It has 5 neighbors: Luzerne County, Monroe County, Susquehanna County, Wayne County and Wyoming County.

Lackawanna County map

The largest city of Lackawanna County is Scranton with a population of 76,532. Other cities include, City of Scranton population 76,089, Dunmore population 12,836, Old Forge population 8,048 and Archbald population 7,055. See all Lackawanna County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lackawanna County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West wind around 6 mph. more

Lackawanna County Quick Facts

Population : 208,989 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
Twitter username : lackcountycr
Area : 1203 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Named for : Lackawanna River
Altitude : 1,355 feet / 413 meters
Capital : Scranton
Establishment : August 08, 1878
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:30:43 (19th October 2021)
Density : 174 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.61% (2010-2020)
Weather : 39℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

Lackawanna County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lackawanna County decreased by 2.61% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 214,437 - census
2011 214,361 -0.04% estimation process
2012 214,176 -0.09% estimation process
2013 213,725 -0.21% estimation process
2014 212,829 -0.42% estimation process
2015 211,863 -0.46% estimation process
2016 211,004 -0.41% estimation process
2017 210,451 -0.26% estimation process
2018 210,269 -0.09% estimation process
2019 209,674 -0.28% estimation process
2020 208,989 -0.33% estimation process

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People born in Lackawanna County (7)

People born in Lackawanna County, including labor leader Harold J. Gibbons, animator John Canemaker, film producer Jules Schermer, you can see a list of people who born in Lackawanna County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Lackawanna County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lackawanna County.

City Name Population Title
Scranton 76,532 County seat city in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Dunmore 12,836 Borough of Pennsylvania
Old Forge 8,048 City in New York, United States of America
Archbald 7,055 Borough of Pennsylvania
Blakely 6,174 Borough of Pennsylvania
Moosic 5,813 Borough of Pennsylvania
Dickson City 5,731 Borough of Pennsylvania
Olyphant 5,007 Borough of Pennsylvania
Clarks Summit 4,843 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Jessup 4,372 Borough of Pennsylvania
Throop 3,887 Borough of Pennsylvania
Spring Brook 2,691 Human settlement in United States of America
Jermyn 2,037 Borough of Pennsylvania
Moscow 2,026 Borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Mount Cobb 1,799 Census designated place
Lehigh 1,783 Township in Pennsylvania, United States

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