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|People QuickFacts||Lackawanna County||Pennsylvania|
|Population, 2013 estimate||213,931||12,773,801|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||214,436||12,702,379|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-0.2%||0.6%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.3%||5.6%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||20.0%||21.3%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||18.5%||16.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.7%||51.1%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||93.0%||83.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||3.1%||11.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.1%||3.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.5%||1.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||5.9%||6.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||88.2%||78.4%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||88.2%||88.0%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||4.9%||6.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||8.7%||10.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||88.9%||88.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||25.7%||27.5%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||20.0||25.9|
|Housing units, 2013||96,367||5,565,157|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||66.8%||69.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||26.3%||20.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$144,100||$164,700|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.40||2.48|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$25,594||$28,502|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$46,044||$52,548|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||13.6%||13.3%|
|Business QuickFacts||Lackawanna County||Pennsylvania|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||5,357||296,8721|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||95,587||5,169,1961|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||0.6%||1.8%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||11,628||774,209|
|Total number of firms, 2007||15,566||981,501|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.7%||4.6%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||3.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||2.3%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||23.5%||27.0%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||234,840,418|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,127,587||142,859,202|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,178,821||166,842,778|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$15,185||$13,323|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||360,487||19,625,449|
|Building permits, 2012||166||18,796|
|Geography QuickFacts||Lackawanna County||Pennsylvania|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||459.08||44,742.70|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||467.1||283.9|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metro Area|