For population 25 years and over in Scranton:
For population 15 years and over in Scranton city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $438 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (48.4 miles , pop. 80,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (144.7 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (256.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Morrison Bluff, AR (1.3 miles) , Hartman, AR (2.6 miles ), Subiaco, AR (2.7 miles ), Clarksville, AR (2.8 miles ), Coal Hill, AR (3.0 miles ), Knoxville, AR (3.2 miles ), Lamar, AR (3.2 miles ), Paris, AR (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 93.54 W
Area code: 479
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+1.8%).
Work and jobs in Scranton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Scranton, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Scranton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 172% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/7/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Scranton city center injured 76 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Scranton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Scranton center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from Scranton center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Logan County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Scranton and their reported violations in the past:GRAY ROCK WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 650, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Scranton that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.9%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Scranton compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Scranton (based on Logan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.18%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,978 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,521 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Scranton fatal accident list:
Dec 19, 2001 05:35 PM, Sr-109-03, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 21, 1992 10:07 PM, Olivepark, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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