St Clair, Pennsylvania

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St Clair, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy St Clair Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% St Clair Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of St Clair, Pennsylvania

Comparing St Clair 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 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 1 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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St Clair Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17970
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.72
Longitude -76.191

St Clair Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.1 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 25 miles
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
Distance 27.6 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
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St Clair Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,254 100%
Male 1,527 46.9%
Female 1,727 53.1%
Under 18 604 18.6%
18+ 2,650 81.4%
65+ 848 26.1%
Median Age 44
Average Family Size 2.83
White 3,212 98.7%
African-American 22 0.7%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 7 0.2%
Mixed Race 8 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 0.7%

Estimated St Clair Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,064
Growth -190
Growth % -5.8%

St Clair 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
Irish 16.8%
German 12.9%
Polish 11.2%
Ukrainian 9.7%
Slovak 8.7%
English 6.2%
Lithuanian 5.4%
Dutch 4.6%
Welsh 4.3%
Italian 3.9%
US/American 3.2%
Eastern European 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Russian 2.1%
Austrian 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
Slavic 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
British 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Arnots Addition (17970)
Dark Water (17970)
East Mines (17970)

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)
St Clair 3,254 $35,024
Frackville 4,361 $47,553
Minersville 4,552 $36,759
New Philadelphia 1,149 $38,229
Palo Alto 1,052 $41,667
Port Carbon 2,019 $37,939
Pottsville 15,549 $41,124
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