Rimersburg, Pennsylvania

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Rimersburg, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Rimersburg Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Rimersburg Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Rimersburg Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Rimersburg Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Rimersburg, Pennsylvania

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 6
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 4
People Above Poverty 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 10
People Living Alone 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Housing Recently Built 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Rimersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 48 miles NE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Clarion
Standard Zip Codes 16248
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.041
Longitude -79.503

Rimersburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLARION 3 SW
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
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Rimersburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,051 100%
Male 476 45.3%
Female 575 54.7%
Under 18 256 24.4%
18+ 795 75.6%
65+ 197 18.7%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,045 99.4%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Rimersburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,018
Growth -33
Growth % -3.1%

Rimersburg 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 28.9%
US/American 23%
Irish 9.6%
Italian 8.3%
Dutch 5.9%
English 5.3%
Pennsylvania German 4.4%
Scottish 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Polish 0.8%
European 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Hungarian 0.6%
Slovak 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Huey (16248)

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)
Rimersburg 1,051 $31,417
Callensburg 224 $37,083
East Brady 1,038 $37,589
New Bethlehem 1,057 $38,750
Parker 799 $35,250
Petrolia 218 $37,708
Sligo 728 $35,500

Rimersburg Public Libraries

Eccles Lesher Memorial Library
673 MAIN ST.
Rimersburg, Pennsylvania
(814) 473-3800

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Rimersburg High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 393 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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