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Apartments for Rent in Scranton, PA under $1200 – 1 Rentals available


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Scranton is famous now – you probably know it as the fictional home of the popular NBC TV comedy “The Office.” In real life, Scranton is a former coal mining community that now has a diverse service and industry economy. Railroads were an important part of early Scranton life and their role is still celebrated here today, especially at the Steamtown National Historic Site. A yearly Italian Festival in Scranton is a draw for locals and visitors alike. Skiing is a popular local winter sport. Scranton is home to several minor league sports teams.

Scranton, PA Demographics

  • Total Population77,054
  • Female 38,155
    Male 38,899
  • Median Age37.2

Average Rent in Scranton, PA

  • Scranton, PA Average Rental Price, June 2021 $1,237 /mo

Scranton, PA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7004%
  • $701-$1,00021%
  • $1,001-$1,50057%
  • $1,501-$2,00018%

Scranton, PA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Jun / 2021
Scranton, PA $1,026 $1,086 $1,070 $1,097 $1,161 $1,175 $1,237
National $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407
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Scranton, PA Households

  • Total Number of Households31,039
  • Family 17,525
    Non-family 13,514
  • Children 8,676
    No Children 22,363
  • Average People Per Household2.31
  • Median Household Income$40,608
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$801

Scranton, PA Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School47%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree15%
  • Graduate Degree6%