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Lackawanna has the 1684th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Lackawanna is part of the Buffalo metro area. Unemployment in the Buffalo area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Buffalo has the 53rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lackawanna is below average at $45,060, and the median cost of a home in Lackawanna is $84,200, which is below the national average. 16% of workers in Lackawanna hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 83% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lackawanna. 74% of Lackawanna workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 15% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Lackawanna spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.