Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

Comparing Pine Grove 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 7
Senior Citizens 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Age of the Population 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 6
People Living Alone 7 5
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Housing Recently Built 1 4

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Pine Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17963
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.548
Longitude -76.385

Pine Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LEBANON 2 W
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Distance 21.1 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
Distance 30 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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Pine Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,154 100%
Male 1,016 47.2%
Female 1,138 52.8%
Under 18 471 21.9%
18+ 1,683 78.1%
65+ 411 19.1%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.98
White 2,127 98.7%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 11 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 11 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0%

Estimated Pine Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,079
Growth -75
Growth % -3.5%

Pine Grove 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 57.7%
US/American 9.7%
Irish 5.2%
Pennsylvania German 4.8%
English 4.6%
Dutch 3.5%
Welsh 2.7%
Italian 2.6%
Polish 1.8%
Lithuanian 1.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.5%
Slovak 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brookside (17963)
De Turksville (17963)
Irving (17963)
Lincoln Colliery (17963)
Lorberry (17963)
Marstown (17963)
Oak Grove (17963)
Outwood (17963)
Roedersville (17963)
Stanhope (17963)
Suedburg (17963)

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)
Pine Grove 2,154 $49,737
Cressona 1,635 $42,292
Jonestown 1,028 $45,208
Minersville 4,552 $36,759
Strausstown 339 $48,594
Tower City 1,396 $39,219
Tremont 1,784 $35,326
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Serves 558 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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