Atglen, Pennsylvania

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Atglen, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Atglen strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Atglen Racial Diversity
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Atglen College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Atglen Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Atglen, Pennsylvania

Comparing Atglen to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 3 4
Short Commute Times 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Housing Recently Built 4 9
Affordability of Rents 4 4
People Living Alone 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Atglen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles E of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Chester
Standard Zip Codes 19310
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.949
Longitude -75.973

Atglen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Distance 15.8 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
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Atglen Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,217 100%
Male 592 48.6%
Female 625 51.4%
Under 18 416 34.2%
18+ 801 65.8%
65+ 96 7.9%
Median Age 29.9
Average Family Size 3.33
White 1,073 88.2%
African-American 102 8.4%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 28 2.3%
Mixed Race 12 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 60 4.9%

Estimated Atglen Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,350
Growth 133
Growth % 10.9%

Atglen Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.7%
Irish 15.3%
English 13.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
Italian 8.9%
US/American 4.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.5%
Polish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
African 2.1%
Dutch 2%
Scottish 1.1%
Belgian 1%
Pennsylvania German 1%
Northern European 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Canadian 0.7%
Austrian 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Romanian 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Atglen, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Steelville (19310)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Atglen 1,217 $52,500
Christiana 1,124 $50,583
Coatesville 10,838 $36,375
Honey Brook 1,287 $56,417
Modena 610 $34,000
Parkesburg 3,373 $55,726
Quarryville 1,994 $44,000

Atglen Public Libraries

Atglen Public Library
Atglen, Pennsylvania
(610) 593-6848

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Atglen High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 849 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.5

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