Point Marion, Pennsylvania

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Point Marion, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Point Marion Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Point Marion Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 16% Point Marion Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Point Marion, Pennsylvania

Comparing Point Marion 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 7
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 5
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 7 9
People Living Alone 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Housing Recently Built 1 4

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Point Marion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 48 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15474
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.738
Longitude -79.898

Point Marion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
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Point Marion Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,333 100%
Male 673 50.5%
Female 660 49.5%
Under 18 297 22.3%
18+ 1,036 77.7%
65+ 271 20.3%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,321 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.6%

Estimated Point Marion Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,276
Growth -57
Growth % -4.3%

Point Marion 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 26.9%
Irish 14.3%
US/American 14.2%
Italian 8.9%
English 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
Slovak 4.4%
Belgian 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Polish 2.7%
Dutch 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
Welsh 1.2%
Hungarian 1.1%
Czech 0.7%
Canadian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Point Marion 1,333 $36,989
Carmichaels 556 $36,719
Fairchance 2,174 $33,611
Greensboro 295 $41,786
Masontown 3,611 $27,609
New Salem 648 $53,295
Smithfield 854 $35,714
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