Beech Creek, Pennsylvania

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Beech Creek, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Beech Creek Affordability of Rents
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Beech Creek Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Beech Creek, Pennsylvania

Comparing Beech Creek 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
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 7
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 3 8

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Beech Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 98 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Clinton
Standard Zip Codes 16822
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.075
Longitude -77.588

Beech Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 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 24 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
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Beech Creek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 717 100%
Male 344 48%
Female 373 52%
Under 18 149 20.8%
18+ 568 79.2%
65+ 142 19.8%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.92
White 710 99%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Beech Creek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 704
Growth -13
Growth % -1.8%

Beech Creek 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 40.7%
US/American 26.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
Italian 7.6%
Irish 6.9%
Dutch 4%
English 1.7%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
European 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Beech Creek 717 $39,167
Bellefonte 6,395 $42,378
Flemington 1,319 $36,776
Howard 699 $47,885
Lock Haven 9,149 $28,619
Milesburg 1,187 $37,885
Mill Hall 1,568 $36,250
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