Shamokin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Shamokin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||45 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||93 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Standard Zip Codes||17872|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||SELINSGROVE 2 S|
|Jan Temp||18 to 35 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||42 inches|
|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|
|Jan Temp||19 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||40.7 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.89|
|American Indian & Alaskan||8||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||52||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||7,581|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||2.6%|
|French (except Basque)||0.3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Shamokin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Bear Valley (17872)
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