Montgomery, Pennsylvania

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Montgomery, Pennsylvania

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 14% Montgomery Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Montgomery Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Montgomery, Pennsylvania

Comparing Montgomery 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Age of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 4
Median Family Income 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 9 9
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Working at Home 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
People Living Alone 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 4 4
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Montgomery Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Lycoming
Metro Area Williamsport
Standard Zip Codes 17752
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.17
Longitude -76.877

Montgomery Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 26.8 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
Station CANTON
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
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Montgomery Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,695 100%
Male 792 46.7%
Female 903 53.3%
Under 18 529 31.2%
18+ 1,166 68.8%
65+ 185 10.9%
Median Age 32.3
Average Family Size 3.12
White 1,662 98.1%
African-American 9 0.5%
Asian 6 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 1.1%

Estimated Montgomery Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,619
Growth -76
Growth % -4.5%

Montgomery 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 38.5%
US/American 14.2%
Irish 8.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Italian 5.1%
English 4.6%
Dutch 4.2%
Pennsylvania German 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Polish 2.4%
Welsh 2%
Scottish 1.7%
Celtic 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Slovak 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
European 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brady (17752)

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)
Montgomery 1,695 $38,641
McEwensville 314 $39,250
Montoursville 4,777 $44,583
Muncy 2,663 $38,934
South Williamsport 6,412 $40,673
Turbotville 691 $43,750
Watsontown 2,255 $37,065

Montgomery Public Libraries

Montgomery Area Public Library
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Montgomery High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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