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People

Total Population 750
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 360
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 65.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,444
% Above Poverty Level 97.6%
% Below Poverty Level 2.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 17%
Median Gross Rent $850
Median House Value $185,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 20.5%

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

Deer Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles N of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17961
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.625
Longitude -76.06

Deer Lake 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 6.6 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 RODALE RESEARCH CENTER
Distance 18.8 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
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 19.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Drehersville (17961)

Frisbie (17961)

Molino (17961)

Pinedale (17961)

West Brunswick (17961)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 811 $48,750
Landingville 94 $75,625

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

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