Scranton, Iowa Population 2024

504

Scranton is a city located in Greene County Iowa. Scranton has a 2024 population of 504. Scranton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 508 in 2020.

The average household income in Scranton is $54,490 with a poverty rate of 13.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Scranton is 47.3 years, 48.6 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Scranton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Scranton was:

  • White: 94.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.94%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
268.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.79% (-4)
The current population of Scranton, Iowa is 504 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 508.

Scranton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White49194.06%
Two or more races315.94%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Scranton Population by Race

Scranton Population Pyramid 2024

Scranton Median Age

47.3

Total

48.6

Male

46.2

Female

Scranton Adults

There are 413 adults, (108 of whom are seniors) in Scranton.

Scranton Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scranton Sex Ratio

Female23444.83%
Male28855.17%

Scranton Population by Age

Scranton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2372.264.135.9
Married1172.495941
Non Family801.217030
Female343.5661.838.2
Male62.171000
showing: 5 rows

2.55

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scranton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scranton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scranton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.65%.

Scranton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,938

Average Earnings

$47,440

Average Male

$

Average Female

Scranton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scranton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scranton Language

99.8% of Scranton residents speak only English, while 0.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.2% of the population.

Scranton Language

Scranton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4906012.24%
Hispanic10990%
Multiple31929.03%
showing: 3 rows

13.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.19%

Male Poverty Rate

13.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scranton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scranton is Hispanic, with 90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scranton is White, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.3%.

Scranton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.57%
High School12.35%
Some College9.3%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
showing: 4 rows

Scranton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed12.38%
Male Employed4.17%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Scranton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scranton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scranton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Scranton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scranton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Scranton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scranton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Scranton Veterans by War

count

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Scranton Veterans by Age

count

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Scranton Veterans by Race

Scranton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scranton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Scranton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scranton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scranton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.66%

Born in Scranton

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Scranton residents were born in the United States, with 89.66% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Scranton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029504
2028504
2027504
2026504
2025504
2024504
2023504
2022504
2021504-4-0.79%
2020508-13-2.5%
2019521-7-1.33%
2018528-1-0.19%
2017529-4-0.75%
201653320.38%
2015531-10-1.85%
2014541-1-0.18%
2013542-3-0.55%
2012545-9-1.62%
2011554-5-0.89%
2010559
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Scranton Population by Year