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People

Total Population 3,295
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 24.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,159
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $28,820
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,540
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,194

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,615
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $769
Median House Value $85,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 15.3%

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

Nesquehoning Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Carbon
Metro Area Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
Standard Zip Codes 18240
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.864
Longitude -75.811

Nesquehoning 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 BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 7.9 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
Station FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station HAMBURG
Distance 23.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coaldale 2,222 $37,607
Jim Thorpe 4,712 $60,057
Lansford 3,871 $33,667
Lehighton 5,388 $49,416

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

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