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People

Total Population 3,757
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,446
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 49.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,344
% Above Poverty Level 79%
% Below Poverty Level 21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $691
Median House Value $66,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 21.7%

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

Frackville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17931
Company Zip Codes 17932
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.783
Longitude -76.23

Frackville 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 20.7 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 BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 26.1 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
Station RODALE RESEARCH CENTER
Distance 31.4 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, Frackville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cresmont (17931)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gilberton 799 $43,676
Girardville 1,298 $43,264

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

Frackville Public Libraries

Library
Frackville Free Public Library
56 NORTH LEHIGH AVE
Frackville, Pennsylvania
(570) 874-3382
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