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People

Total Population 523
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 230
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 37.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $23,587
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,792

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,625
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.4%
Median Gross Rent $446
Median House Value $87,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 18.7%

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

Orbisonia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Huntingdon
Standard Zip Codes 17243
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.242
Longitude -77.893

Orbisonia 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 RAYSTOWN LAKE 2
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station SHIPPENSBURG
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station CHAMBERSBURG 1 ESE
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blacklog (17243)

Maddensville (17243)

Meadow Gap (17243)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cassville 114 $55,313

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

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