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People

Total Population 865
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 369
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 47.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,768
% Above Poverty Level 95.2%
% Below Poverty Level 4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.8%
Median Gross Rent $706
Median House Value $91,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 21.8%

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

Gordon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17936
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.751
Longitude -76.336

Gordon 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 23.2 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 SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 31.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashland 2,772 $51,645
Frackville 3,757 $54,344
Gilberton 799 $43,676
Girardville 1,298 $43,264

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

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