Sinking Spring strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Low Violent Crime
College Educated Adults
Comparing Sinking Spring to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
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|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||4 miles W of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||51 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Standard Zip Codes||19608|
|Phone Area Codes||610|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||BLUE MARSH LAKE|
|Jan Temp||19 to 35 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||45.2 inches|
|Station||READING 4 NNW|
|Jan Temp||21 to 38 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||44.8 inches|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.72|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||72||2.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||3,443|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||8.5%|
|French (except Basque)||0.3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Sinking Spring, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Fritztown (19608)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Sinking Spring Public Library
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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. West Reading, Pennsylvania||84.8||41.3%||26.3%||14.6%||18||$43,472||5.9%||10.7%||4,049||9.5%||47.2||0.2%||6.9|
|2. Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania||84.5||35.7%||21%||19.5%||22||$46,336||5.1%||13.2%||4,614||8.9%||28.2||0%||6.7|
|3. Coraopolis, Pennsylvania||83||40.6%||21.5%||17.3%||23||$41,081||5.5%||15%||6,131||9.7%||29||0.2%||9|
|4. Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania||82||34%||16.7%||24.2%||16||$42,500||3.5%||5.3%||5,383||16.7%||41.6||0.3%||8.2|
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