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People

Total Population 1,435
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 733
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $35,391
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,679
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,018

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,000
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.6%
Median Gross Rent $768
Median House Value $128,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 4.7%

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

Shoemakersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles N of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Berks
Metro Area Reading
Standard Zip Codes 19555
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -75.97

Shoemakersville 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 HAMBURG
Distance 3.5 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 RODALE RESEARCH CENTER
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kindts Corner (19555)

Shoemakersvle (19555)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Centerport 292 $49,375
Hamburg 4,316 $56,708
Laureldale 3,884 $62,000
Leesport 1,844 $76,739
Lenhartsville 182 $53,438

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

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