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Scott is a township in Lackawanna County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Scott. For links to other places called Scott, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Scott is 41.55N. The longitude is -75.633W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,598 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,931.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scott demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lackawanna County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18447 ZIP code.
12% of Scott residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scott ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scott was $20,242, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Scott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,053.
Lackawanna County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scott political report.
The average commute time for Scott workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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