Scranton, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 862 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 422  (49.0%)
Females: 440  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

50.7 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29591.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,238 (it was $24,605 in 2000)
Scranton:

$42,238
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,541 (it was $13,094 in 2000)

Scranton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $73,005 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Scranton:

$73,005
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $84,101; detached houses: $113,100; mobile homes: $18,419

Median gross rent in 2019: $678.

March 2019 cost of living index in Scranton: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.5%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Scranton, SC (2019)
    • 38752.9%Black alone
    • 31743.4%White alone
    • 162.2%Hispanic
    • 50.7%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Scranton, South Carolina as of June 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Scranton is 774 to 1.


Crime rates in Scranton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(197.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(96.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(105.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(100.4)
4
(385.0)
2
(183.0)
4
(424.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(463.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(197.0)
1
(100.2)
5
(502.0)
7
(673.7)
7
(640.4)
2
(212.1)
2
(211.4)
1
(110.7)
2
(230.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(115.7)
1
(116.1)
4
(463.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(1,084)
2
(200.4)
18
(1,807)
15
(1,444)
9
(823.4)
9
(954.4)
11
(1,163)
14
(1,550)
2
(230.7)
3
(348.0)
3
(347.2)
6
(696.9)
10
(1,157)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(100.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(116.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(115.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(96.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index116.315.0135.5210.8114.4137.993.069.825.423.222.036.0180.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Scranton, SC

Crime rate in Scranton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (7.8%), English (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 95 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,036 people per square mile   (low).

Scranton, South Carolina map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $261 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $209 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (73.0 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (108.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (491.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lake City, SC (1.9 miles ),
Coward, SC (2.0 miles ),
Cades, SC (3.0 miles ),
Olanta, SC (3.3 miles ),
Pamplico, SC (3.4 miles ),
Danwood, SC (3.7 miles ),
Indian, SC (3.8 miles ),
Sardis, SC (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 79.74 W

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Scranton, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scranton, SC in 2019

Scranton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +124 (+15.2%).
Most common industries in Scranton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Scranton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.1%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Scranton, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Scranton, South Carolina average temperatures Scranton, South Carolina average precipitation Scranton, South Carolina humidity Scranton, South Carolina wind speed Scranton, South Carolina snowfall Scranton, South Carolina sunshine Scranton, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.8. This is better than average.

City:

58.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Scranton-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Scranton town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 46.9 miles away from the town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scranton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 294.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Florence County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scranton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Scranton:

  • LAKE CITY SCRANTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (HIGH HILL ROAD)
  • LAKE CITY SCRANTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (1940 BOYD ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Scranton:

  • LAKE CITY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LAKE CITY, SC)
  • DR RONALD E MCNAIR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAKE CITY, SC)
  • THE CEDARS (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PAMPLICO, SC)
  • MAGNOLIA PLACE COMMUNITY RESID (Hospital, about 11 miles away; OLANTA, SC)
  • COMMANDER NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FLORENCE, SC)

Airports located in Scranton:

Amtrak stations near Scranton:

  • 19 miles: KINGSTREE (101 E. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 20 miles: FLORENCE (807 E. DAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, 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:

  • Francis Marion University (about 20 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 23 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 36 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 43 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 44 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 62 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 65 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)

Public elementary/middle school in Scranton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Scranton: South Lynches Fire Department Station 6 (A), Scranton Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scranton include: Mount Morian Baptist Church (A), Faith Holiness Church (B), Shady Grove Baptist Church (C), Scranton United Methodist Church (D), Scranton First Pentecostal Holiness Church (E), Scranton Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Smith Amusement (2255 North US52 Highway).

Florence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Scranton that have no violations reported:

  • SCRANTON TOWN OF (2110009) (Population served: 889, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.6%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
118 people in nursing homes in 2000
29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Scranton (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank: Scranton Branch at 1812 Highway 52, branch established on 1998/11/02. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $358.7 mil, Deposits: $315.1 mil, headquarters in Olanta, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Scranton:

Marital status in Scranton, SC
  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Scranton:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
South Carolina average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scranton, SC (based on Florence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,527200
Mainline Protestant14,52254
Black Protestant10,46436
Other4,1307
Catholic3,3204
Orthodox4001
None61,522-
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: 37
Florence County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Here:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Florence County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Florence County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Florence County:

12.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.7%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Florence County:

15.3%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.0%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Scranton:

30.6
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Scranton:

18.7%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Scranton:

14.3%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.6%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Scranton:

50.6%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scranton, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 1$275$3,3000$0
Financial Administration 0$0 8$3,699
Totals for Government 1$275$3,3008$3,699

5.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Darlington County, SC  0.89% ($34,779 average AGI)
from Williamsburg County, SC  0.36% ($25,305)
from Horry County, SC  0.24% ($27,835)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

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 Darlington County, SC  0.89% ($35,894 average AGI)
to Richland County, SC  0.39% ($39,138)
to Horry County, SC  0.30% ($44,240)

Businesses in Scranton, SC

  • Lane Furniture: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Scranton:

  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scranton:

  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSS (94.1 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Scranton:

  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Scranton fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 1987 00:08 AM, 319, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1982 07:35 PM, 72, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 1980 09:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 17, 1978 09:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 20, 1978 10:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 5, 1977 11:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.8mTotal length
  • 19,876Total average daily traffic
  • 1,045Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,169Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Scranton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 0.9 Km Sw Of Intersection Of U.S. 301 And State Road 72 (Lat: 34.011000 Lon: -79.756444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.5 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KNNG845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.762 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2001, Expiration Date: 01/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2004, Certifier: Stan F Sech, Registrant: Venable LLP, 575 7th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4653, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:
  • 0.9 Km Sw Of Intersection Of U.S. 301 And State Road 72 (Lat: 34.011000 Lon: -79.756444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.5 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KNNG846, Licensee ID: L00343247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.712 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2001, Expiration Date: 01/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001, Certifier: Charles Sadler, Registrant: Pagemart Ii Inc

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 0.25 Mi N Of Sr881 (Lat: 33.925139 Lon: -79.707556), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNTW442,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6165.72 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2009, Expiration Date: 10/21/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2019, Registrant: Santee Electric Cooperative, 424 Sumter Hwy., Kingstree, SC 29556, Phone: (843) 355-6187, Fax: (843) 355-0528, Email:
  • .25 Mi N Of Sr 881 (Lat: 33.925139 Lon: -79.707556), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WNTY302,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.693 MHz, 928.693 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 03/07/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2020, Registrant: Santee Electric Cooperative Inc., 424 Sumter Hwy, Kingstree, SC 29556, Phone: (843) 355-6187, Fax: (843) 354-9717, Email:
  • SCRANTON, Highway 52 (Lat: 33.912583 Lon: -79.746917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQCI543,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17840.0 MHz, 17760.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2005, Expiration Date: 03/11/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2015, Certifier: Mark Horinko, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • WZTF XMTR SITE, 0.9 Km Sw Of Intersection Of U.S. 301 And State Road 72 (Lat: 34.010167 Lon: -79.754722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 151.5 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQKM663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 12/01/2027, Certifier: Michael Mangan, Registrant: Iheartmedia, Inc., 7136 S. Yale Avenue, Suite 501, Tulsa, OK 74136, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • On S.C. Highway 56 In The Town Of (Lat: 33.918194 Lon: -79.741722), Call Sign: KNKB819,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2004, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • On Us Hwy #52 (Lat: 33.918194 Lon: -79.741722), Call Sign: KIY756,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.660 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2004, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE4OQB, Licensee ID: L01037929, Grant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Certifier: Frankie D Allen, Registrant: Frankie D Allen, 406 Trifalia Rd, Scranton, SC 29591
  • Call Sign: KG4PKP, Licensee ID: L00404343, Grant Date: 09/27/2001, Expiration Date: 09/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2001, Certifier: Harry D Singletary Jr, Registrant: Harry D Singletary Jr, 117 N Friendfield Rd, Scranton, SC 29591
  • Call Sign: W4HAR, Previous Call Sign: KG4PKP, Licensee ID: L00404343, Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/30/2021, Certifier: Harry D Singletary Jr, Registrant: Harry D Singletary Jr, 117 N Friendfield Rd, Scranton, SC 29591
  • Call Sign: KG4VIF, Licensee ID: L00577538, Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 10/03/2022, Certifier: William L Hyman, Registrant: William L Hyman, 214 Wall St, Scranton, SC 29591

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201PV , Serial Number: 24-0321, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 05/04/2012
    Registrant (Individual): George L Cowan, 680 Borkowitz Rd, Scranton, SC 29591
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-540-F1B5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 395TD , Serial Number: 0813, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 01/18/2018
    Registrant (LLC): East Coast Helicopters LLC, 2494 Old Creek Rd, Scranton, SC 29591
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/13/2019, Exported to: South Africa

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$51,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scranton, SC
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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 24. The highest number of fires - 64 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Scranton, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.0%), and Structure Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Scranton, SC
    • 21054.0%Outside Fires
    • 13233.9%Structure Fires
    • 4712.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scranton, SC
Most common first names in Scranton, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4769.6 years
Mary3179.9 years
John3175.3 years
William2769.0 years
Willie2570.5 years
Robert2270.5 years
Annie1779.7 years
George1567.8 years
Henry1576.7 years
David1458.7 years
Most common last names in Scranton, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lee6875.7 years
Matthews5469.7 years
Miles3971.6 years
Lynch3371.0 years
Floyd3171.6 years
Graham2779.2 years
Mcclam2270.7 years
Evans2073.8 years
Brown2070.2 years
Singletary1973.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scranton, SC
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 21.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scranton, SC
  • 97.9%Electricity
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Scranton compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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