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People

Total Population 1,276
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 22.8%
Employed Population 16+ 646
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 47.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.8%
Median Earnings25+ $40,304
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,979

Wealth

Median Family Income $81,500
% Above Poverty Level 96%
% Below Poverty Level 4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43%
Median Gross Rent $654
Median House Value $174,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.3%
Irish 16.8%

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

Mars Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 17 miles N of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Butler
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 16046
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.695
Longitude -80.011

Mars 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 BAKERSTOWN 3 WNW
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station MONTGOMERY LOCK & DAM
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station MCKEESPORT
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Callery 415 $75,417
Connoquenessing 527 $73,333

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

Mars Public Libraries

Library
Mars Area Public Library
107 GRAND AVE
Mars, Pennsylvania
(724) 625-9048
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724-625-1581
Serves 872 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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