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People

Total Population 1,621
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 689
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 45.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $26,343
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,716

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,955
% Above Poverty Level 79.6%
% Below Poverty Level 20.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 7.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $564
Median House Value $62,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 31.7%

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

Freedom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Beaver
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15042
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.685
Longitude -80.251

Freedom 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 MONTGOMERY LOCK & DAM
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station BAKERSTOWN 3 WNW
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station BURGETTSTOWN 2 W
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aliquippa 9,296 $36,970
Beaver 4,467 $76,615
Conway 2,198 $61,250

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

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