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Scranton Guide

What's it like to live in Scranton?

Home renters who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Scranton. This municipality is quiet overall, as the streets are usually peaceful - although that is not the case closer to US Highway 6, Interstate 81 or one of the railway lines. Finally, there are approximately 30 parks nearby for residents to explore, such as Connell Park and Consburg Little League Field, which makes it easy to access them from a large number of locations within the municipality.

What kinds of homes are available in Scranton?

Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly half of dwellings in Scranton, but small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This municipality has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this municipality own their home and 45% are renters. Most of the housing growth in this municipality happened prior to the 1960s.

What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Scranton?

It is generally feasible for renters in Scranton to buy groceries by walking. Over 150 grocery stores are situated nearby, and the best selection can be found on streets like Jackson Street. Additionally, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a limited variety of cafes is available as well. As far as education is concerned, residents will appreciate that no matter where their property is situated in Scranton, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.

What are the best ways to get around in Scranton?

This municipality is very car friendly. It is straightforward to park, and most houses for rent are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 81. Active renters will also be pleased with the pedestrian-friendly nature of Scranton; many daily needs can be carried out by walking.