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People

Total Population 317
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 171
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 71.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $36,397
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,719

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,000
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $529
Median House Value $78,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 11%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station DICKINSON AP
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

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)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bowman 1,677 $79,643
Reeder 159 $63,750

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

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Serves 91 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.9

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