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People

Total Population 799
Male Share of the Population 56.7%
Female Share of the Population 43.3%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 344
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 46%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,676
% Above Poverty Level 77.3%
% Below Poverty Level 22.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.7%
Median Gross Rent $550
Median House Value $33,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 31.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gilberton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17934
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.799
Longitude -76.212

Gilberton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HAMBURG
Distance 21 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
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Station RODALE RESEARCH CENTER
Distance 31.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Maizeville (17934)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Frackville 3,757 $54,344
Girardville 1,298 $43,264

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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