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People

Total Population 3,756
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,760
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,000
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $674
Median House Value $130,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 9.4%

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

Northumberland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
Standard Zip Codes 17857
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.891
Longitude -76.797

Northumberland 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 SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 8.3 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
Station WILLIAMSPORT LYCOMING AP
Distance 25.6 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 NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kapp Heights (17857)

Northumberlnd (17857)

Oak Park (17857)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lewisburg 5,781 $37,500

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

Northumberland Public Libraries

Library
Priestley Forsyth Mem Library
100 KING ST
Northumberland, Pennsylvania
(570) 473-8201
Library Web Site

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Historic Northumberland

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Northumberland between 1890 and 1901

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Northumberland between 1890 and 1901

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