Scranton, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 682 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.8%
 
Males: 362  (53.2%)
Females: 320  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66537.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,491 (it was $37,794 in 2000)
Scranton:

$52,491
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,360 (it was $15,210 in 2000)

Scranton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,224 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Scranton:

$84,224
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,066; detached houses: $92,537; mobile homes: $30,605

Median gross rent in 2017: $783.

March 2019 cost of living index in Scranton: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.8%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.5% for American Indian residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Scranton, KS (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Scranton, Kansas as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Scranton is 230 to 1.



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

2.80
Kansas average:

2.57
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Ancestries: German (24.3%), American (11.5%), Irish (11.2%), European (9.6%), English (4.8%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1123 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 636 people per square mile   (low).

Scranton, Kansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,320 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $859 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.78 N, Longitude: 95.74 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Scranton, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Scranton, KS in 2017
Scranton satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $60,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Scranton, KS residents
Average permit cost in Scranton, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in Scranton, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.9%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Food (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Scranton, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.9%)
  • Child care workers (6.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.5. This is about average.

City:

76.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

8.46

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 Scranton 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 the city 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 Scranton 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 the city 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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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Scranton:

Marital status in Scranton, KS
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Scranton:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scranton, KS (based on Osage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Kansas:

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

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.8%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
Kansas:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$5,412$32,4720$0
Streets and Highways 1$379$4,5480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,790$33,4800$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,237$38,8441$616
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 7$656
Firefighters 0$0 1$23
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$115
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$11,818$28,36310$1,410

Scranton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $312,000 ($457.48)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($162.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $87,000 ($127.57)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($124.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($77.71)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($76.25)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($73.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($60.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($19.06)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($11.73)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($8.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($39.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($29.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($10.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $147,000 ($215.54)

Scranton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $101,000 ($148.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($76.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($43.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($19.06)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($16.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($13.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $412,000 ($604.11)
    Water Utilities: $141,000 ($206.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($26.39)
    Other: $13,000 ($19.06)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($5.87)
  • Tax - Property: $123,000 ($180.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($16.13)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.93)

Scranton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000 ($733.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $459,000 ($673.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($60.12)

Scranton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000 ($79.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $698,000 ($1023.46)

6.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shawnee County, KS  2.16% ($36,604 average AGI)
to Douglas County, KS  0.48% ($56,233)
to Franklin County, KS  0.44% ($32,926)

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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.8mTotal length
  • $694,000Total costs
  • 11,120Total average daily traffic
  • 1,183Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,786Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Scranton, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Scranton, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 56 And Mercer (Lat: 38.779444 Lon: -95.738306), Call Sign: KNDU915, Licensee ID: L00000788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.350 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/08/2022, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/30/1997, Expiration Date: 01/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2002, Registrant: City Of Scranton, City Hall, Scranton, KS 66537

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2006, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Matt Sams, Registrant: Mercury Access Solutions, 6714 Pointe Inverness Way, Ste 230, Fort Wayne, IN 46804, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Fax: (785) 748-4624, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Matt Sams, Registrant: Mercury Access Solutions, 6714 Pointe Inverness Way, Ste 230, Fort Wayne, IN 46804, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Fax: (785) 748-4624, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/24/2020, Certifier: Matt Sams, Registrant: Mercury Access Solutions, 6714 Pointe Inverness Way, Ste 230, Fort Wayne, IN 46804, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Fax: (785) 748-4624, 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, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Garrett R Wiseman, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: Garrett R Wiseman, Registrant: Mercury Wireless, LLC, 2825 Se California Ave., Suite B, Topeka, KS 66605, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scranton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32737 , Serial Number: 5569, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 11/28/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 10/27/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald D Baker, 684 E 189th St, Scranton, KS 66537
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6668M , Serial Number: 108-4668, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 07/28/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald D Baker, 684 E 189th St, Scranton, KS 66537

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Scranton, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (62.8%), and Structure Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Scranton, KS
    • 8662.8%Outside Fires
    • 4129.9%Structure Fires
    • 85.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scranton, KS
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scranton, KS
  • 85.5%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scranton, KS
  • 64.9%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 above state average.
  • House age 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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