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Girardville, Pennsylvania


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Girardville, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Girardville Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% Girardville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Girardville, Pennsylvania

Comparing Girardville 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
Compared
to State
Age of the Population 9 8
Senior Citizens 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 2 4
Portion of People Married 2 3

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Above Poverty 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 7 9
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Girardville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17935
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.791
Longitude -76.283

Girardville 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 23 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 MILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 28.9 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
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Girardville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,742 100%
Male 833 47.8%
Female 909 52.2%
Under 18 385 22.1%
18+ 1,357 77.9%
65+ 363 20.8%
Median Age 41.7
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,732 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 7 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Girardville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,674
Growth -68
Growth % -3.9%

Girardville 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
Irish 25.5%
German 17%
Lithuanian 13.1%
Italian 11.9%
US/American 8.6%
Polish 7.9%
English 3.7%
Dutch 2.3%
Ukrainian 2.1%
Slovak 2.1%
Welsh 1.9%
Pennsylvania German 1.4%
Austrian 0.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.5%
Greek 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Scottish 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Connerton (17935)
Preston Hill (17935)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Girardville 1,742 $30,000
Ashland 3,283 $34,688
Frackville 4,361 $47,553
Gilberton 867 $34,500
Gordon 781 $40,714
Ringtown 826 $43,125
Shenandoah 5,624 $26,910
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1. Kenova, West Virginia 87.1   37% 20.1% 10.2% 20 $29,688 4.8% 0.8% 3,485 18.6% 47.9 0.7% 6.3
2. Lake City, Tennessee 84.2   36.3% 23.5% 6% 27 $21,895 5.3% 1.2% 1,888 32% 73.1 0.7% 5.3
3. Warsaw, Missouri 81.7   39.2% 27.2% 11.5% 23 $33,068 5.9% 1.6% 2,070 18.5% 65.2 1.6% 4.8
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