Scranton, SC Population

Population: 942. Estimated population in July 2020: 999 (+6.1% change)
Males: 427 (45.3%), Females: 515 (54.7%)

Florence County

Zip code: 29591

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $24,605
Median house value: $55,000

Races in Scranton:

  • Black (56.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (41.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (10.1%), Irish (2.1%), French (1.6%), German (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Elevation: 95 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Scranton

  • High school or higher: 47.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scranton town

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +124 (+15.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Scranton:

  • CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM LAKE CITY (about 5 miles; LAKE CITY, SC)
  • CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM (about 16 miles; FLORENCE, SC)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 16 miles; FLORENCE, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Scranton:

  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 19 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • SHAW AFB (about 51 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 60 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Abbreviation: MYR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Scranton:

  • LAKE CITY MUNI CJ EVANS FIELD (about 5 miles; LAKE CITY, SC; Abbreviation: 51J)
  • WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY (about 16 miles; KINGSTREE, SC; Abbreviation: CKI)
  • HUGGINS MEMORIAL (about 20 miles; TIMMONSVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: 58J)
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 and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scranton:

  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 58 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 66 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 69 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
Public primary/middle school in Scranton:

  • SCRANTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 1649 US 52 HWY.; Grades: PK – 05)

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