Scranton, North Dakota

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Scranton is a city in Bowman County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 304 at the 2000 census. Scranton was founded in 1907.

Former United States Secretary of State Warren Christopher was born in Scranton.


Scranton is located at 46°8′50″N 103°8′39″W / 46.14722°N 103.14417°W / 46.14722; -103.14417 (46.147290, -103.144226).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 304 people, 125 households, and 86 families residing in the city. The population density was 343.6 people per square mile (133.4/km²). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 157.1/sq mi (61.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.01% White, 0.33% Native American, 0.66% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 125 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 1.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $41,667. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $16,458 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,283. About 5.1% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.6% of those sixty five or over.


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