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Lackawanna County is Pennsylvania at its finest. We are a modern, progressive region, offering residents an affordable cost of living, high quality of life, superior educational and healthcare systems, as well as strong ethic and family traditions. Numerous cultural amenities combined with short commute times and affordable, safe and clean neighborhoods make us a location of choice to live and work.

Lackawanna County’s 40 safe and friendly municipalities offer a mix of urban, suburban, small town, and rural living. With lower taxes than most major metropolitan cities in the northeast and rent and mortgage payments well below the regional monthly median, you’ll rest easy with the knowledge that your dollar goes much further in Lackawanna County.

Scranton ranks 21st among ‘most livable small cities’. Analysis ranked cities based on housing costs, entertainment and other metrics.

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