Picture Rocks, Pennsylvania

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Picture Rocks, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Picture Rocks, Pennsylvania

Comparing Picture Rocks 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
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Age of the Population 5 4
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Senior Citizens 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Picture Rocks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles W of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Lycoming
Metro Area Williamsport
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17762
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.279
Longitude -76.713

Picture Rocks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 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 CANTON
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 35.3 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
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Picture Rocks Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 693 100%
Male 337 48.6%
Female 356 51.4%
Under 18 176 25.4%
18+ 517 74.6%
65+ 91 13.1%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.99
White 682 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Picture Rocks Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 682
Growth -11
Growth % -1.6%

Picture Rocks 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 36.3%
US/American 16.3%
English 11.5%
Irish 8.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
Scottish 3.6%
Italian 3.2%
French (except Basque) 3%
Polish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Dutch 2%
Welsh 1.6%
Pennsylvania German 1.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Picture Rocks 693 $45,568
Eagles Mere 153 $63,750
Hughesville 2,220 $37,905
Montgomery 1,695 $38,641
Montoursville 4,777 $44,583
Muncy 2,663 $38,934
Turbotville 691 $43,750
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