Scranton, Iowa Population 2022

512
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Scranton is a city located in Greene County Iowa. Scranton has a 2020 population of 512. Scranton is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -8.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 559 in 2010.

The average household income in Scranton is $48,096 with a poverty rate of 9.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $44,700. The median age in Scranton is 48.6 years, 44.5 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Scranton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Scrantonwas:

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Scranton, Iowa is 512 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 512.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 559.

Scranton, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

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Scranton Population by Race

Scranton Population Pyramid $2022

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Scranton Median Age

48.6


Total

44.5


Male

50.5


Female

Scranton Adults

There are 446 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Scranton.

Scranton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Scranton Sex Ratio

Female

271

48.57%

Male

287

51.43%

Scranton Population by Age

Scranton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scranton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Married75.9%24.1%
All76.9%23.1%
Female90.5%9.5%
Male100%0%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scranton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2732.0476.9
Non Family1211.3872.7
Married1162.5975.9
Female212.5290.5
Male152.47100

2.53

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Scranton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade71.86%
9th to 12th Grade349.02%
High School Graduate15240.32%
Some College8723.08%
Associates Degree5514.59%
Bachelors Degree3910.34%
Graduate Degree30.80%
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Scranton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scranton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.40%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.41%.

Scranton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,795$36,161$25,114
Less Than 9th Grade$$26,563$
High School Graduate$25,469$40,417$16,250
Some College$35,556$35,900$30,000
Bachelors Degree$50,500$51,250$48,125
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,795

Average Earnings

$36,161

Average Male

$25,114

Average Female

Scranton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scranton Language by Age

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Scranton Language

99.05% of Scranton residents speak only English, while 0.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Scranton Language

Scranton Poverty by Race

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9.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.62%

Male Poverty Rate

12.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scranton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scranton is White, with 9.47% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.51%.

Scranton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.34%
High School11.18%
Some College5.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Scranton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed19.35%
Male Employed2.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Scranton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scranton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,875$48,096
Families$52,500$55,047
Married Families$53,125-
Non Families$35,729$38,283
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Income by Household Type

Scranton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Scranton Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Scranton Marital Status by Race

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Scranton Marital Status

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38

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
Korea5
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War3
World War II

Scranton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6412
35 to 5411
75+7
65 to 747
18 to 341

Scranton Veterans by Age

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Scranton Veterans by Race

Scranton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scranton Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Scranton Employment by Age

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Scranton Employment by Race

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Scranton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.05%

Born in Scranton

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Scranton residents were born in the United States, with 84.05% having been born in Iowa. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scranton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022512-4-0.78%
2021516-4-0.77%
2020520-4-0.76%
2019524-4-0.76%
2018528-1-0.19%
2017529-3-0.56%
201653210.19%
2015531-10-1.85%
2014541-1-0.18%
2013542-3-0.55%
2012545-9-1.62%
2011554-5-0.89%
20105590.00%

Scranton Population by Year