Tremont, Pennsylvania

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Tremont, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Tremont Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% Tremont Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Tremont, Pennsylvania

Comparing Tremont 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 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 4
Median Family Income 3 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Tremont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17981
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.628
Longitude -76.387

Tremont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LEBANON 2 W
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Distance 21.9 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 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
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Tremont Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,784 100%
Male 825 46.2%
Female 959 53.8%
Under 18 365 20.5%
18+ 1,419 79.5%
65+ 433 24.3%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,766 99%
African-American 7 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Tremont Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,725
Growth -59
Growth % -3.3%

Tremont 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 43.7%
Irish 8.2%
US/American 7.2%
Pennsylvania German 6.9%
Dutch 6%
Italian 4.7%
Welsh 4.3%
Polish 3.3%
Lithuanian 3.2%
English 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Portuguese 1.9%
Russian 1.2%
Ukrainian 1%
Hungarian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Echo Valley (17981)
Frailey (17981)
Good Spring (17981)
Joliett (17981)
Zerbe (17981)

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)
Tremont 1,784 $35,326
Ashland 3,283 $34,688
Cressona 1,635 $42,292
Gordon 781 $40,714
Minersville 4,552 $36,759
Pine Grove 2,154 $49,737
Tower City 1,396 $39,219

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