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Scranton, North Dakota
Scranton's business district
Location of Scranton, North Dakota
|• Total||0.69 sq mi (1.78 km2)|
|• Land||0.69 sq mi (1.78 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||2,779 ft (847 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||371.72/sq mi (143.49/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1032008|
Scranton was founded in 1907 along the Milwaukee Road transcontinental rail line known as the Pacific Extension. It was named after Scranton, Pennsylvania because, like that city, it was located within a region of coal mining.
Scranton is located at(46.147290, -103.144226).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.90 square miles (2.33 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 281 people, 126 households, and 83 families living in the city. The population density was 312.2 inhabitants per square mile (120.5/km2). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 163.3 per square mile (63.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 3.2% Native American, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.
There were 126 households, of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.80.
The median age in the city was 49.4 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Scranton has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.
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