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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C-
Scranton is a town in Kansas with a population of 605. Scranton is in Osage County. Living in Scranton offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Scranton tend to be conservative. The public schools in Scranton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$75,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$625
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    142.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    285.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,711.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    142.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Scranton

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,875
National
$55,322
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Scranton Reviews

1 review
Worst place to live. That place is a joke the utilitys are the price of a house payment. The city workers suck all the good friendly people moved out there is nothing to do. It isn't kid friendly anymore so do you're self a favor and stay away!!!!!!
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