Perryopolis, Pennsylvania

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Perryopolis, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Perryopolis strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 19% Perryopolis People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania

Comparing Perryopolis to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 4 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Perryopolis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 27 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15473
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.086
Longitude -79.75

Perryopolis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
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Perryopolis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,764 100%
Male 820 46.5%
Female 944 53.5%
Under 18 312 17.7%
18+ 1,452 82.3%
65+ 429 24.3%
Median Age 45.3
Average Family Size 2.81
White 1,750 99.2%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Perryopolis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,748
Growth -16
Growth % -0.9%

Perryopolis 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
Italian 17.9%
Slovak 14.9%
German 11.4%
Irish 10.5%
English 9.2%
Polish 6.8%
Hungarian 6%
US/American 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Russian 2.2%
Dutch 1.8%
Croatian 1.3%
Czechoslovakian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Carpatho Rusyn 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Welsh 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Slavic 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
British 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Slovene 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Layton (15473)
Whitsett (15473)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Perryopolis 1,764 $43,676
Allenport 549 $32,250
Dunlevy 397 $35,417
Fayette City 714 $38,542
North Belle Vernon 2,107 $39,728
Smithton 444 $36,250
Stockdale 555 $33,750
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Perryopolis High Schools (2004)

Serves 355 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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