SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Scranton, SC

Scranton, SC is located in Florence County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Scranton is about 862 with about 420 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 5,467.

The Average Home Value is $67,700.00, which is roughly 50% lower than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 64% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $36,953.00, which is roughly 20% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Scranton is about 13.8%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Florence County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a slight difference of 4.49% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 50.56%
Democratic: 48.29%
Libertarian: 0.78%
Green: 0.3%
Other: 0.07%


Nearby Locations

Lake City, SC (3.39 mi.)
Coward, SC (6.01 mi.)
Cades, SC (8.59 mi.)
Olanta, SC (9.36 mi.)
Greeleyville, SC (10.18 mi.)
Pamplico, SC (11.31 mi.)
Effingham, SC (14.00 mi.)
Turbeville, SC (15.35 mi.)
Kingstree, SC (17.08 mi.)
Johnsonville, SC (18.00 mi.)
Poston, SC (18.00 mi.)
New Zion, SC (18.38 mi.)
Florence, SC (18.54 mi.)
Gresham, SC (19.07 mi.)
Brittons Neck, SC (19.07 mi.)
Timmonsville, SC (19.31 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29591
Latitude : 33.935251
Longitude : -79.769424
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 83 ft.
Area Code(s) : 843

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.57
Male Population Estimate : 47.21%
Female Population Estimate : 52.79%
Median Age : 39.2
Male Median Age : 38.4
Female Median Age : 39.9

White Population Estimate : 71.79%
Black Population Estimate : 26.34%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.60%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.22%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.71%
Other Population Estimate : 2.14%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Scranton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Florence County: About 10 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Florence County: About 560 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Florence County is about 61% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 49% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.