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People

Total Population 198
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 77
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 41.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,500
% Above Poverty Level 88.4%
% Below Poverty Level 11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.5%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $84,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 5.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Scranton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles E of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Logan
Standard Zip Codes 72863
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.361
Longitude -93.535

Scranton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SUBIACO
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station OZARK
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station HECTOR 2 SSW
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarksville 9,338 $37,961
Coal Hill 989 $43,125
Hartman 594 $35,880
Knoxville 805 $44,107
Lamar 1,748 $44,531
Subiaco 534 $52,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Scranton High Schools

SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL
103 N. TENTH ST.
479-938-7121
Serves 185 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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