Wampum, Pennsylvania

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Wampum, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Wampum Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Wampum Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Wampum Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Wampum, Pennsylvania

Comparing Wampum 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 9 9
Age of the Population 9 8
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Racial Diversity 5 6
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 5
Average Household Size 3 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4


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

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Wampum Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 16157
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.888
Longitude -80.338

Wampum Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NEW CASTLE 1 N
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station BUTLER 2 SW
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station MERCER
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
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Wampum Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 678 100%
Male 321 47.3%
Female 357 52.7%
Under 18 156 23%
18+ 522 77%
65+ 152 22.4%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 2.99
White 658 97.1%
African-American 12 1.8%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Wampum Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 646
Growth -32
Growth % -4.7%

Wampum 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 25.3%
Italian 23.1%
Irish 10.8%
US/American 8.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Scotch-Irish 6.6%
Polish 5.9%
English 5.6%
Croatian 2.7%
Russian 0.8%
Dutch 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
British 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wampum 678 $36,094
Darlington 299 $38,750
Ellport 1,148 $41,406
Ellwood City 8,688 $40,758
Enon Valley 387 $39,167
Koppel 856 $36,250
New Galilee 424 $33,750
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