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People

Total Population 2,560
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,278
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,611
% Above Poverty Level 88.6%
% Below Poverty Level 11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $556
Median House Value $108,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 13.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Roaring Spring Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Blair
Metro Area Altoona
Standard Zip Codes 16673
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.335
Longitude -78.391

Roaring Spring Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALTOONA BLAIR CO AP
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station ALTOONA 3 W
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Station EBENSBURG SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bakers Summit (16673)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Duncansville 1,283 $60,302
Hollidaysburg 5,812 $65,982

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Roaring Spring Public Libraries

Library
Roaring Spring Comm Library
320 EAST MAIN ST
Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania
(814) 224-2994
Library Web Site

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Roaring Spring Hospitals

NASON HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
105 NASON DRIVE
(814) 224-2141
Emergency Service: Yes

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