Location Profile

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Pennsylvania, and part of a leading healthcare network in the state. A busy emergency room makes this hospital a crucial part of the community, while a full range of specialties help patients get the care they deserve. Significant advancements in  orthopedics, cancer care, cardiac services and other specialties have made this hospital a leader of Pennsylvania healthcare.

Community Overview

Scranton is known as the “Electric City,” and it’s easy to see why. The sixth-largest city in Pennsylvania, the city has culture, history, recreation, and relaxation to offer any guest or resident. Get your thrills in recreation at the local ski resort and water park, take in some history at the Electric City Trolley Museum, or just unwind at one of the vast parks. The city was the real setting of the NBC show The Office and still attracts fans who want a taste of Scranton. There are six official neighborhoods in Scranton and they’re known as Minooka, West Side, South Side, the Hill Section (a.k.a. East Scranton), North Scranton, and Downtown. Neighborhoods like West Side contain even more neighborhoods, leaving you with plenty to explore. The transit system is the COLTs bus, and a one-way fare is less than $2.00. The COLTs bus will take you to all of the major destinations within Scranton, and if you want to visit Philadelphia, you can use the local Greyhound to arrive there in a few hours.

Learn more about Scranton at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


The city of Scranton features an educational system dedicated to serving the needs of its students. With a total of 11 elementary schools, 3 intermediate schools and 2 high schools, Scranton school district makes sure that students succeed from Pre K through 12 grade. Private school education is also abundant in the area, as Scranton features 21 private academies.

Click here to read more about public schools in Scranton.
Click here to read about private schools in Scranton.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Scranton has a nice variety of shopping malls and plazas in the city, plus there’s an outlet mall not 30 minutes away in Tannersville. No matter what you’re looking to purchase, you’re likely to find it here. Department stores, clothing shops, gift boutiques and more offers everything you can need for you and your family. The city of Scranton has several museums dedicated to topics like Harry Houdini, steam engines, nature, and local history.  When you want to have an enjoyable night out, popular spots include the Iron Horse Movie Bistro, Poor Richard’s Pub and Levels on Linden. Recreation is plentiful in the area too, no matter what time of year it is, as Montage Mountain Ski Resort not only features winter sports but a water park in the summer, and regular festivals as well.

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Crime Rate

With its low crime rate and abundant activities, Scranton is a good destination for families. The area has been ranked as one of America’s best cities for low crime rates, and the crime rate is significantly lower than the national percentage, plus continuing to decrease. Scranton has 3 shifts and 2 satellite stations, so they’re able to respond to anyone in the community. While crime is low, the police officers are continually engaged with the community to cream incidents down.

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