Port Carbon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Public Transportation Use
Comparing Port Carbon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
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|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
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|Nearest Medium City||28 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||73 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Standard Zip Codes||17965|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.91|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||11||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,919|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||1.4%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||0.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Port Carbon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Schoentown (17965)
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