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People

Total Population 7,253
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,884
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 38.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,240
% Above Poverty Level 76%
% Below Poverty Level 24%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.1%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $34,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 16.2%

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

Shamokin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
Standard Zip Codes 17872
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.788
Longitude -76.559

Shamokin 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 SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 16.1 miles
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
Station HAMBURG
Distance 34.4 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
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 36.8 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bear Valley (17872)

Boydtown (17872)

Coal (17872)

Doutyville (17872)

Dunkelbergers (17872)

Gowen City (17872)

Hunter (17872)

Luke Fidler (17872)

Ralpho (17872)

Sagon (17872)

Sunnyside (17872)

Tharptown (17872)

Weigh Scale (17872)

West Cameron (17872)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashland 2,772 $51,645
Gordon 865 $67,768
Kulpmont 2,894 $56,037

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

Shamokin Public Libraries

Library
Shamokin & Coal Twp Pub Lib
210 EAST INDEPENDENCE ST
Shamokin, Pennsylvania
(570) 648-3202
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