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Scranton is a town in Florence County, in the Florence metro area.
The community was named for Scranton, PA
The latitude of Scranton is 33.917N. The longitude is -79.744W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 983.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scranton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Florence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Florence area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29591 ZIP code.
3% of Scranton residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scranton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scranton was $13,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Scranton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scranton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Florence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scranton political report.
The average commute time for Scranton workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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