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People

Total Population 1,815
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 916
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $36,935
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,034

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,269
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.5%
Median Gross Rent $707
Median House Value $105,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 10.9%

Cressona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17929
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.626
Longitude -76.193

Cressona 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 HAMBURG
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station READING 4 NNW
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station RODALE RESEARCH CENTER
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

West Cressona (17929)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
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