Gallitzin, Pennsylvania

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Gallitzin, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Gallitzin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Gallitzin Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Gallitzin Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Gallitzin, Pennsylvania

Comparing Gallitzin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 6 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Age of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 8
Portion of People Married 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 5 5
Working at Home 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
People Living Alone 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 4

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Gallitzin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 76 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Metro Area Johnstown
Standard Zip Codes 16641
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.482
Longitude -78.551

Gallitzin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALTOONA 3 W
Distance 4.7 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
Distance 9.6 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
Distance 11.6 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
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Gallitzin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,756 100%
Male 825 47%
Female 931 53%
Under 18 405 23.1%
18+ 1,351 76.9%
65+ 291 16.6%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.1
White 1,736 98.9%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 13 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.9%

Estimated Gallitzin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,666
Growth -90
Growth % -5.1%

Gallitzin Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.2%
Italian 18.8%
Polish 17.2%
Irish 17%
US/American 5%
Slovak 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
English 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
Scottish 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Hungarian 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Slavic 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Alsatian 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gallitzin 1,756 $38,438
Ashville 279 $31,250
Cassandra 136 $40,833
Cresson 1,631 $34,900
Duncansville 1,238 $40,655
Lilly 948 $38,750
Loretto 1,190 $40,750

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(814) 886-4041
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