Scranton, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 693 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 377  (54.4%)
Females: 316  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Kansas median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 66537.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,769 (it was $37,794 in 2000)
Scranton:

$50,769
KS:

$53,906

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,823 (it was $15,210 in 2000)

Scranton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $68,247 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Scranton:

$68,247
KS:

$141,200

Median gross rent in 2015: $752.

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  • Races in Scranton, KS (2010)

    Scranton races chart
    • 68296.1%White alone
    • 172.4%Hispanic
    • 40.6%Asian alone
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone

Races in Scranton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scranton: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.8%), Irish (13.2%), American (12.6%), European (9.2%), Dutch (2.8%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1123 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 646 people per square mile   (low).

Scranton, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Scranton:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scranton city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Kansas:

6.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Scranton, Kansas as of October 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Scranton to the number of sex offenders is 352 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,176 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $839 (1.4%)

Scranton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (18.2 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (66.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (417.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Carbondale, KS (1.9 miles ), Burlingame, KS (2.4 miles ), Wakarusa, KS (2.8 miles ), Overbrook, KS (3.1 miles ), Auburn, KS (3.1 miles ), Vassar, KS (3.3 miles ), Osage City, KS (3.3 miles ), Lyndon, KS (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $65,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.78 N, Longitude: 95.74 W

Area code: 785

Scranton household income distribution Scranton home values distribution

Crime rates in Scranton (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (137.7 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 5.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Crime rates in Scranton (2013):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (142.7 per 100,000)
  • 2 burglaries (285.3 per 100,000)
  • 12 thefts (1,711.8 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (142.7 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 128.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 244.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Scranton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Scranton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Scranton, Kansas average temperatures Scranton, Kansas average precipitation Scranton, Kansas humidity Scranton, Kansas wind speed Scranton, Kansas snowfall Scranton, Kansas sunshine Scranton, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Scranton-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Scranton city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 tornado 26.2 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scranton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 356.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 358.2 miles away from Scranton center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 424.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 315.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.4 miles away from Scranton center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 316.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Osage County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scranton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Scranton:

  • BROOKSIDE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OVERBROOK, KS)
  • OSAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSAGE CITY, KS)
  • PETERSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSAGE CITY, KS)
  • HILLTOP HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LYNDON, KS)
  • MANOR OF TOPEKA,THE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)
  • SOUTHGATE VILLAGE LIFE CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)
  • MCCRITE PLAZA HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)

Amtrak station near Scranton:

  • 20 miles: TOPEKA (5TH & HOLLIDAY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scranton:

  • Washburn University (about 18 miles; Topeka, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,092)
  • University of Kansas (about 30 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 30 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Emporia State University (about 35 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 52 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Kansas State University (about 54 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 56 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)

Public elementary/middle school in Scranton:

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Notable locations in Scranton: Scranton Police Department (A), Scranton Fire Department (B), Scranton City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scranton include: Lighthouse Assembly of God Church (A), Scranton United Methodist Church (B), Crossroad Community Church (C), Saint Patrick Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Osage County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.9%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for American Indian residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Scranton (2011 data):

  • The Kansas State Bank Overbrook Kansas: Scranton Branch at 321 Brownie Avenue, branch established on 1988/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $47.9 mil, Deposits: $37.9 mil, headquarters in Overbrook, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Kansas average:

11.2

Scranton travel time to work - commute Scranton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Scranton city (based on Osage County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,18712
Evangelical Protestant2,57319
Catholic9582
Other71
None9,570-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Osage County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Osage County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Osage County:

29.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.0%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Scranton:

55.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Scranton:

28.5
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Scranton:

18.5%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.2%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.8%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Scranton:

61.8%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scranton, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,981$23,7720$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,407$40,8846$272
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,880
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,190$31,1401$281
Firefighters 0$0 1$51
Electric Power 2$5,137$30,8221$1,035
Totals for Government 6$15,715$31,43011$3,519

Scranton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $310,000 ($447.33)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($122.66)
    Police Protection: $80,000 ($115.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($62.05)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($60.61)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($54.83)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($51.95)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($38.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($12.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($10.10)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($7.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($27.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $7,000 ($10.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $172,000 ($248.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($12.99)

Scranton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($62.05)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($60.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($38.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($28.86)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($8.66)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $385,000 ($555.56)
    Water Utilities: $155,000 ($223.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($31.75)
    General Support: $15,000 ($21.65)
  • Tax - Property: $74,000 ($106.78)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($12.99)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.89)

Scranton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($265.51)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $452,000 ($652.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $179,000 ($258.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $432,000 ($623.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($28.86)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($7.22)

Scranton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $232,000 ($334.78)

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shawnee County, KS  2.08% ($34,585 average AGI)
from Franklin County, KS  0.53% ($36,121)
from Douglas County, KS  0.27% ($38,118)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shawnee County, KS  2.56% ($30,663 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.53% ($20,000)
to Lyon County, KS  0.34% ($22,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scranton:

  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOP (1490 AM; 1 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scranton:

  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KWIC (99.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCVT (92.5 FM; SILVER LAKE, KS; Owner: RICHARD P. BOTT, II)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KQTP (102.9 FM; ST. MARYS, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJTY (88.1 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K205CS (88.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Scranton:

  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTMJ-CA (Channel 43; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETM-CA (Channel 17; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Scranton fatal accident list:

Nov 9, 1986 11:25 AM, R023, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Scranton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 56 And Mercer (Lat: 38.779444 Lon: -95.738306), Call Sign: KNDU915, Licensee ID: L00000788
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.350 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/08/2022Registrant: S & A Telephone Company Inc, 413 Main St, Allen, KS 66833, Phone: (620) 528-3223
  • Elevated Tank Braken St & Brownie St (Lat: 38.780556 Lon: -95.738306), Call Sign: KNER371
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHzGrant Date: 12/30/1997, Expiration Date: 01/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2002Registrant: City Of Scranton, City Hall, Scranton, KS 66537

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • CARBONDALE, Rt 1 Carbondale 2 Mi Se Of (Lat: 38.757778 Lon: -95.710806), Overall height: 126.8 m, Call Sign: WMK922
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2006Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • Scranton Tower, Lat: 38.805806 Lon: -95.716472, Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.1 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WQMJ533
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Garrett R WisemanRegistrant: Mercury Wireless, 2825 Se California Suite B, Topeka, KS 66605, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Email:
  • Scranton Tower, Lat: 38.805806 Lon: -95.716472, Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.1 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WQMJ533
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Garrett R WisemanRegistrant: Mercury Wireless, 2825 Se California Suite B, Topeka, KS 66605, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Email:
  • Scranton Tower, Lat: 38.805806 Lon: -95.716472, Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.1 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WQMJ533
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Garrett R WisemanRegistrant: Mercury Wireless, 2825 Se California Suite B, Topeka, KS 66605, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Email:
  • SITE 124, 15424 South Lewelling (Lat: 38.805500 Lon: -95.717639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 151.1 m, Overall height: 153.6 m, Call Sign: WQQP504, Licensee ID: L01589099
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+12 more)Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Garrett R WisemanRegistrant: Mercury Wireless, LLC, 2825 Se California Ave, Suite B, Topeka, KS 66605, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Email:
  • SITE 124, 15424 South Lewelling (Lat: 38.805806 Lon: -95.716472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 151.1 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WQRJ479, Licensee ID: L01589099
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: Garrett R WisemanRegistrant: Mercury Wireless, LLC, 2825 Se California Ave., Suite B, Topeka, KS 66605, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Email:
  • A5J0017A, Rt. 1 (Lat: 38.757889 Lon: -95.710750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 122.5 m, Overall height: 124.1 m, Call Sign: WQVR399
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2015, Expiration Date: 04/21/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD4RQM, Licensee ID: L00161935, Grant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 08/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/17/1999, Registrant: Jerry A Lineback, 506 S Lawrence Ave, Scranton, KS 66537
  • Call Sign: N0RCK, Licensee ID: L00213663, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022, Certifier: Larry D Moore, Registrant: Larry D Moore, Scranton, KS 66537
  • Call Sign: N0SVQ, Grant Date: 06/02/1992, Expiration Date: 06/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2004, Registrant: Bernard W Lee, Rr 2 Box 46, Scranton, KS 66537
  • Call Sign: N0XFG, Licensee ID: L00912437, Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023, Certifier: Terry P Ralston Jr, Registrant: Terry P Ralston Jr, Scranton, KS 66537-0091
  • Call Sign: KC0YWL, Licensee ID: L01212498, Grant Date: 11/13/2006, Expiration Date: 11/13/2016, Certifier: Steven J Kearney, Registrant: Steven J Kearney, 1539 W 173rd, Scranton, KS 66537
  • Call Sign: KC0YZV, Licensee ID: L01218062, Grant Date: 11/29/2006, Expiration Date: 11/29/2016, Certifier: Marti B Kearney, Registrant: Marti B Kearney, 1539 W 173rd, Scranton, KS 66537
  • Call Sign: KD0QZN, Licensee ID: L01692123, Grant Date: 02/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/27/2022, Certifier: Randy Don Carlos, Registrant: Randy Don Carlos, 406 S Brownie, Scranton, KS 66537

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8391J , Serial Number: 15066291, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Ryon, 219 Bellanca Cir, Scranton, KS 66537
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8893K , Serial Number: 108-1893, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory G Whittaker, 20085 Hwy 75, Scranton, KS 66537

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Scranton

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Most common first names in Scranton, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1379.0 years
William1180.0 years
Robert974.2 years
Carl779.0 years
Charles769.8 years
Walter681.5 years
James581.2 years
Earl573.4 years
Florence588.0 years
Joseph586.4 years
Most common last names in Scranton, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rowe1285.1 years
Smith773.1 years
Bodine673.0 years
Johnson678.3 years
Wilson676.0 years
Hutchison573.6 years
Isaacs588.4 years
Shepard579.6 years
Ullery587.4 years
Anderson485.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

Scranton compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Scranton on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 500+"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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