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People

Total Population 637
Male Share of the Population 54.5%
Female Share of the Population 45.5%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 290
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,547
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23%
Median Gross Rent $728
Median House Value $63,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 11.6%

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

Scranton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles S of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Osage
Standard Zip Codes 66537
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.781
Longitude -95.738

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 POMONA LAKE
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station MELVERN LAKE
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station LAWRENCE
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 46 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 1,293 $61,597
Burlingame 886 $43,375
Carbondale 1,409 $48,274
Harveyville 212 $52,917
Osage City 2,885 $60,341
Overbrook 977 $65,885

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

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