Lykens strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
Comparing Lykens to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Well-Paid Single Men|
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|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
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|Nearest Medium City||42 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||87 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland|
|Metro Area||Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle|
|Standard Zip Codes||17048|
|Phone Area Codes||717|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||SELINSGROVE 2 S|
|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|
|Jan Temp||19 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||40.7 inches|
|Station||MILLVILLE 2 SW|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.96|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||10||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,862|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||6.3%|
|French (except Basque)||0.3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Lykens, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Erdman (17048)
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