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People

Total Population 567
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 276
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 63.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.2%
Median Earnings25+ $23,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,667

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,250
% Above Poverty Level 86.1%
% Below Poverty Level 13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.2%
Median Gross Rent $605
Median House Value $48,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 9.3%

Scranton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 51462
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.022
Longitude -94.545

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 JEFFERSON
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station CARROLL
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station PERRY
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bayard 488 $49,821
Churdan 340 $47,813
Coon Rapids 1,408 $56,607
Glidden 1,403 $58,500
Jefferson 4,296 $54,916
Lanesboro 111 $46,563

Scranton Public Libraries

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Scranton Public Library
1102 MAIN
Scranton, Iowa
(712) 652-3453

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