Muncy, Pennsylvania

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Muncy, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Muncy, Pennsylvania

Comparing Muncy 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
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 5
Age of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Muncy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Lycoming
Metro Area Williamsport
Standard Zip Codes 17756
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.205
Longitude -76.785

Muncy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.5 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
Station CANTON
Distance 28.7 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
Distance 29.5 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
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Muncy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,663 100%
Male 1,263 47.4%
Female 1,400 52.6%
Under 18 627 23.5%
18+ 2,036 76.5%
65+ 460 17.3%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 2.86
White 2,622 98.5%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 8 0.3%
Mixed Race 24 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 0.9%

Estimated Muncy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,533
Growth -130
Growth % -4.9%

Muncy 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 38.8%
US/American 14.9%
Irish 12.4%
English 9.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Italian 3.8%
Welsh 1.9%
Dutch 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Hungarian 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Norwegian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
European 0.7%
British 0.6%
Celtic 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Icelander 0.4%
Lebanese 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Northern European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Clarkstown (17756)
East Muncy (17756)
Halls (17756)
Huntersville (17756)
Moreland (17756)
Muncy Creek (17756)
Opp (17756)
Pennsdale (17756)
Seagers (17756)

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)
Muncy 2,663 $38,934
Hughesville 2,220 $37,905
Montgomery 1,695 $38,641
Montoursville 4,777 $44,583
Picture Rocks 693 $45,568
Turbotville 691 $43,750
Watsontown 2,255 $37,065

Muncy Public Libraries

Muncy Public Library
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(570) 546-5014
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Muncy Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(570) 546-8282
Emergency Service: Yes

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Muncy High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 527 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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