Scranton, Kansas Population 2021

1,189
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Scranton is a city located in Osage County Kansas. Scranton has a 2020 population of 1,189. Scranton is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,215 in 2010. Scranton reached it's highest population of 1,221 in 2011.

The average household income in Scranton is $64,569 with a poverty rate of 19.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $107,100. The median age in Scranton is 42 years, 37.7 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Scranton Demographics

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

  • White: 91.57%
  • Two or more races: 8.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Scranton, Kansas is 1,189 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,192.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,215.

Scranton, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98891.57%
Two or More Races918.43%
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Scranton Population by Race

Scranton Population Pyramid $2021

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Scranton Median Age

42


Total

37.7


Male

44.9


Female

Scranton Adults

There are 833 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Scranton.

Scranton Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Scranton Sex Ratio

Female

540

50.05%

Male

539

49.95%

Scranton Population by Age

Scranton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scranton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.6%4.4%
All86.5%13.5%
Female84.2%15.8%
Non Family72.8%27.2%

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scranton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4232.5586.5
Married2263.2495.6
Non Family1621.3672.8
Female192.5884.2
Male164.88100

3.21

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Scranton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade304.17%
9th to 12th Grade7710.69%
High School Graduate25134.86%
Some College22631.39%
Associates Degree476.53%
Bachelors Degree628.61%
Graduate Degree273.75%
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Scranton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scranton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White65256373
2+ Races51335
Hispanic323211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 34.38%.

Scranton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,760$35,804$33,654
Less Than 9th Grade$23,571$23,929$
High School Graduate$23,750$25,179$23,611
Some College$37,098$67,708$35,089
Bachelors Degree$68,750$72,614$26,667
Graduate Degree$$$130,278

$34,760

Average Earnings

$35,804

Average Male

$33,654

Average Female

Scranton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scranton Language by Age

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Scranton Language

99.13% of Scranton residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Scranton Language

Scranton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White94520421.59%
Hispanic5735.26%

19.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.59%

Male Poverty Rate

19.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scranton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scranton is White, with 21.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scranton is Hispanic, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.36%.

Scranton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School27.89%
Less Than 9th Grade24.30%
Some College8.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

Scranton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed68.00%
Female Unemployed55.56%
Male Employed4.90%
Female Employed4.88%

Scranton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scranton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,125$64,569
Families$63,125$81,274
Married Families$80,000-
Non Families$30,139$36,123
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Income by Household Type

Scranton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

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

Scranton Marital Status by Race

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Scranton Marital Status

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67

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War14
Korea3
World War II

Scranton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7421
55 to 6414
35 to 5414
18 to 3413
75+5

Scranton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White678.83%
Hispanic1119.64%

Scranton Veterans by Race

Scranton Veterans by Education

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2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scranton Veterans by Education

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72.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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78.78%

Born in Scranton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Scranton residents were born in the United States, with 78.78% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Scranton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,189-1-0.08%
20201,190-1-0.08%
20191,191-1-0.08%
20181,19260.51%
20171,18620.17%
20161,184-3-0.25%
20151,187-8-0.67%
20141,195-6-0.50%
20131,201-9-0.74%
20121,210-11-0.90%
20111,22160.49%
20101,2150.00%

Scranton Population by Year