Shelocta, Pennsylvania

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Shelocta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 40 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Standard Zip Codes 15774
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.64
Longitude -79.27

Shelocta Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station INDIANA 3 SE
Distance 8.5 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
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Distance 30.6 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
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Shelocta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 127 100%
Male 60 47.2%
Female 67 52.8%
Under 18 33 26%
18+ 94 74%
65+ 22 17.3%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 2.97
White 123 96.9%
African-American 3 2.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Shelocta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 122
Growth -5
Growth % -3.9%

Shelocta Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 17.9%
English 16.8%
US/American 14.7%
Irish 13.7%
Northern European 9.5%
Croatian 7.4%
Dutch 7.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Pennsylvania German 3.2%
Italian 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shelocta 127 $45,833
Creekside 323 $30,000
Elderton 358 $43,750
Ernest 501 $28,214
Homer City 1,844 $39,375
Indiana 14,895 $47,192
Rural Valley 922 $34,327
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