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People

Total Population 4,467
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 2,051
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 49.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,615
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.7%
Median Gross Rent $589
Median House Value $155,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
US/American 0%
English 12.9%
Irish 20.2%

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

Beaver Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 24 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Beaver
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15009
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.695
Longitude -80.305

Beaver 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 MONTGOMERY LOCK & DAM
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station BAKERSTOWN 3 WNW
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station NEW CASTLE 1 N
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Vanport (15009)

West Bridgewater (15009)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaver Falls 8,768 $40,986
Freedom 1,621 $42,955

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

Beaver Public Libraries

Library
Beaver Area Memorial Library
100 COLLEGE AVE
Beaver, Pennsylvania
(724) 775-1132

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Beaver Hospitals

MEDICAL CENTER BEAVER, THE
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1000 DUTCH RIDGE ROAD
(412) 728-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Beaver High Schools

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724-774-0251
Serves 714 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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