Assisted Living Costs in Scranton, PA
Cost for a single bedroom in Scranton runs between $1,100 to $3,600 a month.
Availability is almost guaranteed but you can request information online by filling out the form to the right or call us at 855-363-2002 for a no-cost, in-depth assessment of your senior care needs. Our compassionate advisors can help you find the best Scranton assisted living facilities for your unique needs and budget.
The official website for the city of Scranton is http://www.scrantonpa.gov/.
Assisted Living Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of assisted living for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Scranton
Scranton is also known as: Lackawanna County / Scranton city.
And some of the notable people born here have been: Paul W. Richards (engineer and astronaut), Lauren Weisberger (writer and journalist), Mike Munchak (american football player and coach), Bob Casey, Jr. (politician), and Daniel McDonald (actor).
And featured attractions of Scranton: Central Railroad of New Jersey Freight Station, Steamtown National Historic Site, Terence V. Powderly House, Tripp Family Homestead, and Scranton Cultural Center.
Scranton is represented by Mayor William Courtright.
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the State of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County in the state's northeastern region and is also the central point for the federal court of the area. With a population of 76,089, it is the largest city in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a greater population of about 570,000, also known as the Wyoming Valley.Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley, and the largest of the former anthracite coal mining communities in a contiguous quilt-work that also includes Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, and Carbondale. Scranton was incorporated as a borough on February 14, 1856, as a borough in Luzerne County and as a city on April 23, 1866. The city "took its first step toward earning its reputation as the Electric City" when electric lights were introduced at Dickson Locomotive Works in 1880. Six years later, the nation's first streetcars powered exclusively by electricity began operating in the city. Rev. David Spencer, a local Baptist minister, later proclaimed Scranton the "Electric City."
Population shifts in Scranton
Average temperatures in ScrantonLine in orange is average highs...line in blue is average lows.
Average rainfall in Scranton