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People

Total Population 839
Male Share of the Population 44.3%
Female Share of the Population 55.7%
Senior Citizens 25.6%
Employed Population 16+ 258
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 31%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,981
% Above Poverty Level 64.7%
% Below Poverty Level 35.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $599
Median House Value $63,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 3.6%

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

Scranton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles E of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Florence
Metro Area Florence
Standard Zip Codes 29591
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.917
Longitude -79.744

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 LAKE CITY 2 SE
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station DARLINGTON
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station MANNING
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coward 708 $37,344
Johnsonville 2,011 $48,659
Lake City 6,728 $35,965
Olanta 544 $24,732
Pamplico 1,181 $50,625
Turbeville 1,052 $38,203

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

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