Scranton, North Dakota

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Scranton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 120 miles W of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 453 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Bowman
Standard Zip Codes 58653
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.148
Longitude -103.142

Scranton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BOWMAN
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 58 F
Annual Precip 15.5 inches
Station RALPH 1 N
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 27 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 54 to 85 F
Oct Temp 31 to 60 F
Annual Precip 16.1 inches
Distance 48 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 16.3 inches
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Scranton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 304 100%
Male 149 49%
Female 155 51%
Under 18 79 26%
18+ 225 74%
65+ 54 17.8%
Median Age 43
Average Family Size 2.99
White 301 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 2 0.7%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.7%

Estimated Scranton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 286
Growth -18
Growth % -5.9%

Scranton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 44.6%
Norwegian 15.2%
Polish 10.5%
Irish 7.4%
French (except Basque) 7.4%
Danish 4.1%
English 2.7%
Dutch 2.4%
Italian 2%
Czech 1.7%
Austrian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Scranton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Haley (58653)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Scranton 304 $41,667
Bowman 1,600 $41,131
Reeder 181 $33,333
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Scranton High Schools (2004)

Serves 91 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.9

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