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People

Total Population 866
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 17.9%
Employed Population 16+ 357
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 61.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,750
% Above Poverty Level 85.5%
% Below Poverty Level 14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $100,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 17.9%

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

Rural Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 43 miles NE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Standard Zip Codes 16249
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.799
Longitude -79.314

Rural Valley 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 PUTNEYVILLE 2 SE DAM
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station FORD CITY 4 S DAM
Distance 11.3 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
Station INDIANA 3 SE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Creekside 320 $45,625
Dayton 457 $56,136
Elderton 342 $50,000
Kittanning 3,947 $42,625

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

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724-783-7040
Serves 650 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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