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People

Total Population 563
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 268
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 62.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,962
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $594
Median House Value $48,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 8.9%

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

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 470 $51,875
Churdan 370 $48,750
Coon Rapids 1,395 $58,958
Glidden 1,336 $65,089
Jefferson 4,272 $60,104
Lanesboro 114 $32,292

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

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