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People

Total Population 1,568
Male Share of the Population 53.7%
Female Share of the Population 46.3%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 693
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 48.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.8%
Median Earnings25+ $29,306
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,580
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,042

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,306
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $567
Median House Value $107,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
US/American 0%
English 17.1%
Irish 14.3%

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

Blossburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 124 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Tioga
Standard Zip Codes 16912
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.679
Longitude -77.064

Blossburg 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 CANTON
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Station WILLIAMSPORT LYCOMING AP
Distance 30.7 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
Station LOCK HAVEN SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 43.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blakes (16912)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alba 118 $34,688
Canton 1,984 $46,750
Liberty 200 $57,500

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

Blossburg Public Libraries

Library
Blossburg Memorial Library
307 MAIN ST
Blossburg, Pennsylvania
(570) 638-2197

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Blossburg High Schools

NORTH PENN JSHS
570-638-2158
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 301 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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