Scranton, Pennsylvania






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A Taste of Scranton, Pennsylvania

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT SCRANTON?

  1. Scranton is a city in the northeastern part of Pennsylvania, United States. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County and the largest principal city in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area. Scranton had a population of 76,089 in 2010, according to the U.S. Census, making it Pennsylvania's sixth-most-populous city after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, and Reading.

  2. Scranton was incorporated as a borough on February 14, 1856, and as a city on April 23, 1866. Scranton became known as the Electric City when electric lights were introduced at Dickson Locomotive Works in 1880. Scranton is also home to Dunder Mifflin, the fictional paper company featured in the television series The Office.

Radio Stations
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WZZH 90.9 FM Honesdale, PA Christian Contemporary
W237DP (WZMF) 95.3 FM Mountain Top, PA Classic Hits
WBHD 95.7 FM Olyphant, PA Top-40
W241BB (WBAX) (CP) 96.1 FM Wilkes-Barre, PA Sports
WBHT 97.1 FM Mountain Top, PA Top-40
WKRZ 98.5 FM Freeland, PA Top-40
WQFM 100.1 FM Forest City, PA Sports
W263AL (WEJL) (CP) 100.5 FM Scranton, PA Sports
W263AL (WEJL) 100.5 FM Avoca, PA Sports
W269CF (WGMF) 101.7 FM Clarks Summit, PA Oldies
WILK 103.1 FM Avoca, PA News/Talk
W282BJ (WZMF) 104.3 FM Scranton, PA Classic Hits
W283BJ (WZMF) 104.5 FM Wilkes-Barre, PA Classic Hits
WWRR 104.9 FM Scranton, PA Classic Hits
WYCY 105.3 FM Hawley, PA Classic Hits
WARM 590 AM Scranton, PA Oldies
WEJL 630 AM Scranton, PA Sports
WPEL 800 AM Montrose, PA Gospel Music
WYCK 1340 AM Plains, PA Sports
WICK 1400 AM Scranton, PA Sports

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Demographics of Scranton, Pennsylvania

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

84.11%

5.45%

0.23%

2.98%

9.90%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Scranton, Pennsylvania


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Fallou African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1107 Jackson St, Scranton, PA 18504 (570) 909-9781

  2. Ester Carter Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 313 Adams Ave. Scranton, PA (570) 961-2555

  3. Final Cut Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 701 S. Main Ave, Scranton, PA 18504 (570) 909-9399

  4. Myer Carter Hair Salon -  Category: Menís Hair Salon -   - 528 Mulberry St. Scranton, PA 18510 (570) 969-0474

  5. Southside Cuts & Fades -  Category: Black Barber Shops -   - 604 Cedar Ave. Scranton, PA 18505-1212 (570) 343-0631

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. African American Arts Alliance -  Category: Arts -   P.O. Box 1513 Scranton, PA 18501-1513 (570) 341-7594

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. J & L Kitchen -  Category: Southern Cuisine -   2124 Pittston Ave. Scranton, PA 18505-3236 (570) 969-9500

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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church -  716 North Washington St. Scranton, PA 18509 (570) 342-1079

  2. Community Worship Bible Church -  1019 Wood St. Scranton, PA 18508 (570) 963-5884

  3. Shiloh Baptist Church -  915 North Washington St. Scranton, PA 18509 (570) 348-3360

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