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People

Total Population 738
Male Share of the Population 40.7%
Female Share of the Population 59.3%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 250
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 39.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,722
% Above Poverty Level 66.5%
% Below Poverty Level 33.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $632
Median House Value $78,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 15%

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

Saxton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Bedford
Standard Zip Codes 16678
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.215
Longitude -78.244

Saxton 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 7 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 EVERETT
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station RAYSTOWN LAKE 2
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dudley 171 $55,000
Hopewell 239 $60,781

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

Saxton Public Libraries

Library
Saxton Community Library
315 FRONT ST
Saxton, Pennsylvania
(814) 635-3533
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Saxton High Schools

TUSSEY MOUNTAIN JSHS
814-635-2975
Serves 608 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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