Sligo, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Sligo, Pennsylvania

Comparing Sligo 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 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Senior Citizens 5 3
Age of the Population 4 3
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 8 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
People Living Alone 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 5

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Sligo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 53 miles NE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Clarion
Standard Zip Codes 16255
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.109
Longitude -79.49

Sligo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLARION 3 SW
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
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Sligo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 728 100%
Male 357 49%
Female 371 51%
Under 18 200 27.5%
18+ 528 72.5%
65+ 108 14.8%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3
White 709 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.7%
Other 7 1%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.1%

Estimated Sligo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 701
Growth -27
Growth % -3.7%

Sligo 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 39.8%
Irish 13.7%
US/American 11.8%
Dutch 7.6%
Scotch-Irish 7.2%
English 5.3%
Italian 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Scottish 1.7%
Slavic 1.5%
Polish 1.3%
Russian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sligo 728 $35,500
Callensburg 224 $37,083
Clarion 6,185 $40,208
Knox 1,176 $37,431
Rimersburg 1,051 $31,417
Shippenville 505 $34,773
St. Petersburg 405 $33,333
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