Beaver Meadows, Pennsylvania

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Beaver Meadows, Pennsylvania

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

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Top 7% Beaver Meadows Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Beaver Meadows, Pennsylvania

Comparing Beaver Meadows 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 9 9
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Age of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 6
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
Median Family Income 6 6
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 6 8
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 7
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Beaver Meadows Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Carbon
Metro Area Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
Standard Zip Codes 18216
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.928
Longitude -75.915

Beaver Meadows 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 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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Beaver Meadows Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 968 100%
Male 485 50.1%
Female 483 49.9%
Under 18 216 22.3%
18+ 752 77.7%
65+ 215 22.2%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 3.04
White 962 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.2%

Estimated Beaver Meadows Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 963
Growth -5
Growth % -0.5%

Beaver Meadows 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
Slovak 21.5%
Irish 11.1%
German 10.3%
Polish 10%
Italian 9.7%
US/American 6.4%
Austrian 3.7%
Greek 3.6%
Ukrainian 3.3%
Lithuanian 3%
Russian 2.7%
Czechoslovakian 2.6%
Slavic 1.9%
Dutch 1.7%
Hungarian 1.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
Czech 1.3%
Welsh 1.2%
English 1.2%
Pennsylvania German 1%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.5%
Eastern European 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Coxeville (18216)

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)
Beaver Meadows 968 $42,500
Freeland 3,643 $40,863
Hazleton 23,329 $37,093
Lansford 4,230 $37,773
McAdoo 2,274 $31,625
Weatherly 2,612 $43,047
West Hazleton 3,542 $37,476
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