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People

Total Population 1,070
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 462
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 41.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.9%
Median Earnings25+ $28,958
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,763

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,920
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.2%
Median Gross Rent $510
Median House Value $51,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
US/American 0%
English 2.2%
Irish 29.3%

New Philadelphia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17959
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.719
Longitude -76.116

New Philadelphia 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 13.6 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 RODALE RESEARCH CENTER
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 34 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kaska (17959)

Silver Creek (17959)

Valley Furnace (17959)

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

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