St Lawrence, Pennsylvania

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St Lawrence, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% St Lawrence Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% St Lawrence Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% St Lawrence People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% St Lawrence Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% St Lawrence Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of St Lawrence, Pennsylvania

Comparing St Lawrence 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 8
Age of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 6 4
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Housing Recently Built 6 10
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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St Lawrence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles E of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Berks
Metro Area Reading
Standard Zip Codes 19606
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.326
Longitude -75.872

St Lawrence Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7 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 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 16.5 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
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St Lawrence Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,812 100%
Male 873 48.2%
Female 939 51.8%
Under 18 440 24.3%
18+ 1,372 75.7%
65+ 295 16.3%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,730 95.5%
African-American 39 2.2%
Asian 14 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 28 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 1.8%

Estimated St Lawrence Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,800
Growth -12
Growth % -0.7%

St Lawrence 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 41.1%
Italian 7.7%
Irish 7%
Polish 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
US/American 4.3%
English 4.3%
Pennsylvania German 4%
Slovak 2.4%
Dutch 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Romanian 2.2%
Ukrainian 1.3%
Russian 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
Welsh 1%
Scottish 0.8%
Austrian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
African 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Five Points (19606)
Jacksonwald (19606)
Pennside (19606)
Reading Station (19606)
Stony Creek Mills (19606)

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 Lawrence 1,812 $56,679
Birdsboro 5,064 $58,542
Kenhorst 2,679 $44,762
Laureldale 3,759 $48,846
Mount Penn 3,016 $47,917
Reading 81,207 $31,067
West Reading 4,049 $43,472
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