Jennerstown, Pennsylvania

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Jennerstown, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Jennerstown Affordability of Rents
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Jennerstown Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Jennerstown, Pennsylvania

Comparing Jennerstown 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
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 7
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Housing Recently Built 4 9

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Jennerstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 52 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Metro Area Johnstown
P.O. Box Zip Codes 15547
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.159
Longitude -79.066

Jennerstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 75 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station KEGG
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
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Jennerstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 714 100%
Male 353 49.4%
Female 361 50.6%
Under 18 137 19.2%
18+ 577 80.8%
65+ 141 19.7%
Median Age 43.8
Average Family Size 2.77
White 714 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Jennerstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 707
Growth -7
Growth % -1%

Jennerstown 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 41.3%
Irish 10%
Italian 8.2%
Polish 8.1%
Pennsylvania German 6.3%
US/American 4.5%
English 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Welsh 2.1%
Scottish 2%
Hungarian 1.6%
Dutch 1.1%
Slovak 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jennerstown 714 $46,111
Boswell 1,364 $26,667
Hooversville 779 $34,375
Ligonier 1,695 $42,656
Shanksville 245 $40,833
Somerset 6,762 $41,831
Stoystown 428 $36,250
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