Scranton, Kansas Population 2024

632

Scranton is a city located in Osage County Kansas. Scranton has a 2024 population of 632. Scranton is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -2.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 651 in 2020.

The average household income in Scranton is $63,614 with a poverty rate of 19.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Scranton is 39.6 years, 33.9 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Scranton Demographics

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

  • White: 92.4%
  • Two or more races: 5.53%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
586.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.92% (-19)
The current population of Scranton, Kansas is 632 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 651.

Scranton, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White80292.4%
Two or more races485.53%
Other race182.07%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scranton Population by Race

Scranton Population Pyramid 2024

Scranton Median Age

39.6

Total

33.9

Male

44.5

Female

Scranton Adults

There are 620 adults, (179 of whom are seniors) in Scranton.

Scranton Age Dependency

96.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Scranton Sex Ratio

Female48155.41%
Male38744.59%

Scranton Population by Age

Scranton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3132.7787.912.1
Non Family1551.384.515.5
Married984.4190.89.2
Female312.8793.56.5
Male295.0389.710.3
showing: 5 rows

4.05

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

87.9%

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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 54.55%.

Scranton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,938

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$34,375

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

99.14% of Scranton residents speak only English, while 0.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Scranton Language

Scranton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White79416620.91%
Multiple4836.25%
showing: 2 rows

19.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.74%

Male Poverty Rate

16.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scranton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scranton is White, with 20.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scranton is Multiple, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.8%.

Scranton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.12%
High School13.08%
Some College11.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.9%
showing: 4 rows

Scranton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.61%
Female Employed11.46%
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

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Scranton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scranton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

11

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

4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scranton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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

81.68%

Born in Scranton

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Scranton residents were born in the United States, with 81.68% having been born in Kansas. 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
2029602-6-0.99%
2028608-6-0.98%
2027614-6-0.97%
2026620-6-0.96%
2025626-6-0.95%
2024632-6-0.94%
2023638-6-0.93%
2022644-6-0.92%
2021650-1-0.15%
2020651-28-4.12%
2019679-5-0.73%
2018684-1-0.15%
201768510.15%
2016684-3-0.44%
2015687-7-1.01%
2014694-3-0.43%
2013697-5-0.71%
2012702-9-1.27%
201171120.28%
2010709
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Scranton Population by Year