Ringtown, Pennsylvania

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Ringtown, Pennsylvania

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Ringtown Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 18% Ringtown People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Ringtown, Pennsylvania

Comparing Ringtown 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
Senior Citizens 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Age of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
College Educated Adults 7 6
Median Family Income 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Working at Home 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 1 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Ringtown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17967
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.858
Longitude -76.23

Ringtown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 25 miles
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
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Ringtown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 826 100%
Male 390 47.2%
Female 436 52.8%
Under 18 204 24.7%
18+ 622 75.3%
65+ 171 20.7%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 3.09
White 816 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Ringtown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 783
Growth -43
Growth % -5.2%

Ringtown 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
Polish 25.5%
German 17.9%
Irish 11.2%
English 8.8%
Italian 8.5%
Lithuanian 5.5%
Dutch 4.6%
US/American 4.1%
Pennsylvania German 3.5%
Ukrainian 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.3%
Slovak 1.3%
Norwegian 1.2%
Welsh 0.9%
Australian 0.7%
Russian 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Pattersonville (17967)

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)
Ringtown 826 $43,125
Ashland 3,283 $34,688
Frackville 4,361 $47,553
Gilberton 867 $34,500
Girardville 1,742 $30,000
Mahanoy City 4,647 $32,033
Shenandoah 5,624 $26,910

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Ringtown Area Library
Ringtown, Pennsylvania
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