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Scammon is a city in Cherokee County.
The community was named for four brothers who operated a coal mine here
The latitude of Scammon is 37.277N. The longitude is -94.824W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 480.
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23% of Scammon residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scammon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scammon was $15,926, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Scammon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scammon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $248. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $646.
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scammon political report.
The average commute time for Scammon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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