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People

Total Population 4,310
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 19.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,880
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,500
% Above Poverty Level 83.2%
% Below Poverty Level 16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $586
Median House Value $58,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 24.8%

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

Minersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17954
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.69
Longitude -76.262

Minersville 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 17.6 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 READING 4 NNW
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 28.2 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
Frackville 3,757 $54,344
Gordon 865 $67,768

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

Minersville Public Libraries

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Minersville Public Library
220 S FOURTH ST
Minersville, Pennsylvania
(570) 544-5196
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Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

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