Riegelsville, Pennsylvania

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Riegelsville, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Riegelsville Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Riegelsville Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Riegelsville Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Riegelsville People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Riegelsville Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Riegelsville College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Riegelsville, Pennsylvania

Comparing Riegelsville 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 Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Age of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Riegelsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles E of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Standard Zip Codes 18077
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.594
Longitude -75.195

Riegelsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
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Riegelsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 863 100%
Male 432 50.1%
Female 431 49.9%
Under 18 184 21.3%
18+ 679 78.7%
65+ 134 15.5%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.77
White 856 99.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Riegelsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 847
Growth -16
Growth % -1.9%

Riegelsville 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 32.8%
Irish 10%
English 7.9%
Italian 7.8%
US/American 6.3%
Polish 5.3%
Pennsylvania German 3.9%
Welsh 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Hungarian 2.9%
Dutch 1.9%
Russian 1.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Swedish 1.3%
British 1.3%
Ukrainian 1.3%
Slovak 1.1%
Norwegian 0.7%
European 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Australian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Riegelsville 863 $55,208
Easton 26,263 $38,704
Ferndale 1,834 $41,438
Freemansburg 1,897 $48,333
Glendon 367 $45,417
Hellertown 5,606 $49,604
West Easton 1,152 $48,393

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Riegelsville, Pennsylvania
(610) 749-2357

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