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People

Total Population 1,675
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 778
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 44%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.5%
Median Earnings25+ $31,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,357

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,284
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.7%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $95,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 37.3%

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

Cresson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 73 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Metro Area Johnstown
Standard Zip Codes 16630
Company Zip Codes 16699
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.459
Longitude -78.591

Cresson 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 ALTOONA 3 W
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Station EBENSBURG SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Station PRINCE GALLITZIN ST PK
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cassandra 155 $51,250
Duncansville 1,283 $60,302
Gallitzin 1,495 $46,083
Lilly 802 $47,639
Loretto 1,238 $50,000

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

Cresson Public Libraries

Library
Cresson Public Library
231 LAUREL AVE
Cresson, Pennsylvania
(814) 886-2619
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  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
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  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
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  • Veterinary Technology Alternate Route - Certificate
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  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
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  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Cresson High Schools

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PENN CAMBRIA HS
814-886-8188
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 677 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

CRESSON SECURE TREATMENT UNIT
814-886-6258
A Non-traditional School
Serves 34 students.

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