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People

Total Population 1,044
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 496
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,932
% Above Poverty Level 89.6%
% Below Poverty Level 10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.5%
Median Gross Rent $716
Median House Value $69,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 17.9%

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

Palo Alto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17901
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.687
Longitude -76.172

Palo Alto 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 13.7 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 READING 4 NNW
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Becks (17901)

Bunker Hill (17901)

Dieners Hill (17901)

Duncott (17901)

Glen Carbon (17901)

Glen Dower (17901)

Glenworth (17901)

Greenbury (17901)

Heckschersville (17901)

Hillside (17901)

New Street (17901)

North Manheim (17901)

Phoenix Park (17901)

Pine Hill (17901)

Primrose (17901)

Wadesville (17901)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cressona 1,841 $58,875

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

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