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Scranton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Scranton had a population of 959 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Scranton, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 959
Population in Households 902
Population in Familes 762
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 1,210
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $33,998
Average Household Income $48,666
Per Capita Income $19,570


Total Housing Units 358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $55,147
Average Home Value $86,777


Total Households 324
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.37%
Households 0.27% 0.31%
Families -0.21% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Scranton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scranton to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 241 39th
Population Density # 91 77th
Diversity Index # 135 66th
Median Household Income # 289 27th
Per Capita Income # 259 35th

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