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People

Total Population 1,987
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,120
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 59.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,714
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.8%
Median Gross Rent $747
Median House Value $198,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 10.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Adamstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Metro Area Lancaster
P.O. Box Zip Codes 19501
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.241
Longitude -76.056

Adamstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLUE MARSH LAKE
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station HOPEWELL MORGANTOWN
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station READING 4 NNW
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Denver 3,864 $65,705

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Adamstown Public Libraries

Library
Adamstown Area Library
3000 NORTH READING ROAD ROUTE 272
Adamstown, Pennsylvania
(717) 484-4200
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