Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania

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Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Shoemakersville Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 9% Shoemakersville Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Shoemakersville Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania

Comparing Shoemakersville 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
People Above Poverty 3 2
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Housing Recently Built 2 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Shoemakersville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,124 100%
Male 1,088 51.2%
Female 1,036 48.8%
Under 18 339 16%
18+ 1,785 84%
65+ 537 25.3%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,972 92.8%
African-American 63 3%
Asian 11 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 61 2.9%
Mixed Race 11 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 143 6.7%

Estimated Shoemakersville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,118
Growth -6
Growth % -0.3%

Shoemakersville 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 42.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
US/American 10.7%
Pennsylvania German 8.8%
Italian 5.8%
Irish 4.9%
English 3.1%
Polish 2.7%
Dutch 1.9%
Welsh 1.5%
Slovak 1.3%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Romanian 0.5%
Egyptian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
European 0.2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shoemakersville 2,124 $47,917
Centerport 327 $51,250
Hamburg 4,114 $50,957
Laureldale 3,759 $48,846
Leesport 1,805 $51,761
Lenhartsville 173 $36,964
Port Clinton 288 $36,071
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