The Town of Scranton had a population of 983 as of July 1, 2016. Scranton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Scranton is located at latitude 33.9173 and longitude -79.7441 in Florence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Scranton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Florence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.
The Town of Scranton (GNIS ID: 2407301) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Scranton is located within Lake City-Scranton Division of Florence County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scranton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||925|
|Population in Familes||779|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||58|
|Average Household Size||2.79|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||365 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||225 (61.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||106 (29.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||34 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$45,528|
|Average Home Value||$75,335|
|Median Household Income||$32,499|
|Average Household Income||$46,484|
|Per Capita Income||$18,636|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.39%|
|Per Capita Income||0.3%|
The table below compares Scranton to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 239||40th|
|Population Density1||# 87||78th|
|Diversity Index2||# 129||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 275||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 242||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.