Marion Heights, Pennsylvania

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Marion Heights, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Marion Heights, Pennsylvania

Comparing Marion Heights 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 9
Senior Citizens 9 8
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 5
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 4 3
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 4 4


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

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Marion Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17832
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.804
Longitude -76.465

Marion Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 21.1 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
Distance 30.8 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
Distance 38.4 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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Marion Heights Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 735 100%
Male 353 48%
Female 382 52%
Under 18 141 19.2%
18+ 594 80.8%
65+ 157 21.4%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.89
White 730 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Marion Heights Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 702
Growth -33
Growth % -4.5%

Marion Heights 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
Polish 31.1%
Italian 18.4%
Ukrainian 14.2%
German 7.6%
Dutch 6.2%
Slovak 4.6%
Irish 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
US/American 2.3%
Russian 1.5%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Syrian 1.1%
Eastern European 0.9%
English 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
British 0.5%
Austrian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Marion Height (17832)

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)
Marion Heights 735 $37,500
Ashland 3,283 $34,688
Girardville 1,742 $30,000
Gordon 781 $40,714
Kulpmont 2,985 $34,674
Mount Carmel 6,390 $35,217
Shamokin 8,009 $30,038
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