Avis, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 19% Avis Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Avis, Pennsylvania

Comparing Avis 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
Senior Citizens 8 6
Age of the Population 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 5
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 6
Affordability of Rents 7 9
People Living Alone 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Housing Recently Built 3 8

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Avis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Clinton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17721
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.184
Longitude -77.314

Avis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 35.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
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Avis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,492 100%
Male 728 48.8%
Female 764 51.2%
Under 18 348 23.3%
18+ 1,144 76.7%
65+ 286 19.2%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,473 98.7%
African-American 5 0.3%
Asian 9 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Avis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,472
Growth -20
Growth % -1.3%

Avis 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 38%
US/American 18.5%
Irish 11.4%
English 8.4%
Italian 6.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
Dutch 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Pennsylvania German 1.6%
Scottish 1.5%
Swedish 1.2%
Polish 0.7%
European 0.7%
Russian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Avis 1,492 $39,167
Duboistown 1,280 $41,450
Flemington 1,319 $36,776
Jersey Shore 4,482 $39,261
Lock Haven 9,149 $28,619
Loganton 435 $43,750
Salladasburg 260 $32,500
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