Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania

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Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Shinglehouse strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Shinglehouse Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Shinglehouse Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania

Comparing Shinglehouse to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 6
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Age of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 7
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 3
Median Family Income 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 8
Short Commute Times 4 4
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 9 7
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Housing Recently Built 2 6

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Shinglehouse Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles SE of Cheektowaga, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Potter
Standard Zip Codes 16748
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.963
Longitude -78.191

Shinglehouse Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 52 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
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Shinglehouse Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,250 100%
Male 599 47.9%
Female 651 52.1%
Under 18 344 27.5%
18+ 906 72.5%
65+ 240 19.2%
Median Age 38
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,228 98.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 15 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.8%

Estimated Shinglehouse Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,190
Growth -60
Growth % -4.8%

Shinglehouse 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
US/American 24.1%
German 16.5%
English 13.5%
Irish 12.4%
Italian 7.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
Polish 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Swedish 2.4%
Scottish 1.5%
Dutch 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
European 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Other West Indian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Millport (16748)
Shinglehse (16748)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shinglehouse 1,250 $35,750
Coudersport 2,650 $44,053
Eldred 858 $34,375
Oswayo 159 $30,625
Port Allegany 2,355 $43,125
Smethport 1,684 $42,153
Ulysses 684 $27,813

Shinglehouse Public Libraries

Oswayo Valley Memorial Library
Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania
(814) 697-6691
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Shinglehouse High Schools (2004)

Serves 217 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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