Lackawanna County is part of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton MSA.

The MSA counties include Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming. Total Population of the MSA is 621,256. However, when the population of the counties that surround Lackawanna County are added, the total population reaches more than 1.1 million.

POPULATION QUICK FACTS*
AreaNumberPercent
Northeastern PA1,167,853100%
Lackawanna County214,43718.36%
Total Population214,437100%
LACKAWANNA COUNTY BREAKDOWN*
Male103,11948.1%
Female111,31851.9%
Median age (years)41.8
RACE*
Total Population214,437100%
White197,29692.0%
Hispanic or Latino10,6825.0%
Black or African American5,4232.5%
Puerto Rican4,6562.2%
Asian3,6441.7%
Other Hispanic or Latino3,3411.6%
Mexican2,4631.1%
Asian Indian1,6720.8%
Other Asian8670.4%
Chinese4200.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native3300.1%
Cuban2220.1%
Vietnamese2090.1%
Korean1650.1%
Filipino2680.1%

*Source: US Census Bureau