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Scranton is a city in Greene County.

The latitude of Scranton is 42.022N. The longitude is -94.545W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,178 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 604.


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Median household income
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$29,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Scranton demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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34% of Scranton residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scranton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scranton was $13,836, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Scranton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Scranton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $234.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $512.


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Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scranton political report.

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The average commute time for Scranton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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