Orbisonia, Pennsylvania

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Orbisonia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 425 100%
Male 202 47.5%
Female 223 52.5%
Under 18 97 22.8%
18+ 328 77.2%
65+ 115 27.1%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 3
White 421 99.1%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.5%

Estimated Orbisonia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 409
Growth -16
Growth % -3.8%

Orbisonia Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.9%
English 12.3%
Irish 11.1%
US/American 7.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
Italian 5.3%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Polish 3.3%
French Canadian 3.3%
Dutch 2.5%
Swiss 1.6%
Pennsylvania German 1.2%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Bulgarian 0.8%
Scottish 0.4%
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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)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Orbisonia 425 $38,333
Cassville 152 $33,500
Mount Union 2,504 $30,582
Rockhill Furnace 414 $36,250
Saltillo 343 $40,000
Shirleysburg 140 $40,625
Three Springs 445 $35,179
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