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Demographics

People

Total Population565
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+251
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married65%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.8%
Median Earnings25+$23,472
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,583
% Above Poverty Level82.7%
% Below Poverty Level17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.4%
Median Gross Rent$650
Median House Value$46,700

Ancestry

German40.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.5%
Irish9.9%
English9%
Swedish6.2%
Italian3%
Welsh1.8%
French Except Basque1.8%
Danishn1.4%
Canadian1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Czech1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Scottish0.7%
Polish0.4%
African0.2%
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Scranton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Greene County
Standard Zip Codes51462
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.02
Approximate Longitude-94.54

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)

StationJEFFERSON
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
StationCARROLL
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp7 to 28 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches
StationPERRY
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bayard455$50,000
Churdan410$48,438
Coon Rapids1,371$59,886
Glidden1,422$67,829
Jefferson4,207$60,641
Lanesboro139$36,250

Scranton Public Libraries

H.f. And Maude E. Marchant Memorial Library
1110 MAIN ST
Scranton, Iowa
(712) 652-3453

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