Avonmore, Pennsylvania

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Avonmore, Pennsylvania

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

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Comparative Profile of Avonmore, Pennsylvania

Comparing Avonmore 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
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Racial Diversity 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 2 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Avonmore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 28 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15618
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.528
Longitude -79.461

Avonmore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station INDIANA 3 SE
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Avonmore Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 820 100%
Male 372 45.4%
Female 448 54.6%
Under 18 177 21.6%
18+ 643 78.4%
65+ 192 23.4%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.89
White 805 98.2%
African-American 10 1.2%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Avonmore Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 789
Growth -31
Growth % -3.8%

Avonmore 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
Italian 25.9%
German 19.2%
Polish 14%
Irish 11.4%
English 7.9%
Slovak 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
US/American 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Pennsylvania German 1.7%
Ukrainian 1.3%
Hungarian 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Croatian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Syrian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Edmon (15618)

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)
Avonmore 820 $39,583
Apollo 1,765 $29,952
East Vandergrift 742 $30,000
New Alexandria 595 $41,477
North Apollo 1,426 $35,789
Saltsburg 955 $37,614
Vandergrift 5,455 $35,984
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