Richland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
Comparing Richland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||17 miles W of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||64 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Metro Area||Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle|
|Standard Zip Codes||17087|
|Phone Area Codes||717|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||LEBANON 2 W|
|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|
|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||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|
|Average Family Size||2.96|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||9||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,479|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3%|
|French (except Basque)||0.7%|
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