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People

Total Population 1,035
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 399
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,813
% Above Poverty Level 89.6%
% Below Poverty Level 10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.4%
Median Gross Rent $505
Median House Value $48,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
US/American 0%
English 0.8%
Irish 29.4%

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

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.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

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