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The City of Scranton had a population of 221 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Scranton is located at latitude 35.3604 and longitude -93.5379 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Scranton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

The City of Scranton (GNIS ID: 2405435) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Scranton is located within Township of River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scranton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Scranton, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 221
Daytime Population: Workers 201
Daytime Population: Residents 112
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 313
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 221
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 470
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $42,935
Average Household Income $52,407
Per Capita Income $20,660


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $103,125
Average Home Value $115,203


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.27%
Households 0.0% -0.23%
Families 2.11% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Scranton, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scranton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 415 23rd
Population Density # 247 54th
Diversity Index # 381 30th
Median Household Income # 132 76th
Per Capita Income # 274 49th

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