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People

Total Population 2,436
Male Share of the Population 42.7%
Female Share of the Population 57.3%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 774
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,500
% Above Poverty Level 69.7%
% Below Poverty Level 30.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.7%
Median Gross Rent $456
Median House Value $72,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.4%
Irish 13.3%

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

Mount Union Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Huntingdon
Standard Zip Codes 17066
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.384
Longitude -77.882

Mount Union 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 RAYSTOWN LAKE 2
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station LEWISTOWN
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station STATE COLLEGE
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Aughwick (17066)

Lucy Furnace (17066)

Shirley (17066)

Silver Ford (17066)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cassville 114 $55,313
Huntingdon 7,060 $47,522

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

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814-542-2518
Serves 736 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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