Wheatland, Pennsylvania

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Wheatland, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Wheatland Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Wheatland Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 13% Wheatland Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Wheatland Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Wheatland, Pennsylvania

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 3
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


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

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Wheatland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NE of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Mercer
Metro Area Sharon
P.O. Box Zip Codes 16161
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.2
Longitude -80.498

Wheatland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station MERCER
Distance 13.8 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
Station WARREN 3 S
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Wheatland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 748 100%
Male 344 46%
Female 404 54%
Under 18 137 18.3%
18+ 611 81.7%
65+ 207 27.7%
Median Age 45.8
Average Family Size 2.85
White 643 86%
African-American 90 12%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 13 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.1%

Estimated Wheatland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 724
Growth -24
Growth % -3.2%

Wheatland 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 17.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
Irish 12.9%
Italian 8.8%
US/American 7.2%
English 5.5%
Slovak 5%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Polish 4.3%
Romanian 3.1%
Croatian 2.4%
Hungarian 2.2%
Dutch 1.9%
Welsh 1.5%
Swedish 1%
Scottish 1%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
African 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Serbian 0.5%
Slovene 0.5%
British 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
European 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wheatland 748 $34,250
Farrell 6,050 $28,935
Hermitage 16,157 $46,994
New Wilmington 2,452 $56,736
Sharon 16,328 $34,581
Sharpsville 4,500 $39,468
West Middlesex 929 $38,906
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