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Demographics

People

Total Population4,650
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+2,015
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married38.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.8%
Median Earnings25+$32,382
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,481

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,346
% Above Poverty Level85.7%
% Below Poverty Level14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone24%
Median Gross Rent$824
Median House Value$143,800

Ancestry

Irish25.3%
Italian11.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.3%
Polish5.2%
English4.9%
Slovak4.5%
German3.7%
Russian2.6%
Dutch2.5%
Hungarian1.4%
Austrian1.3%
Welsh1.2%
Scottish1.1%
French Except Basque0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Romanian0.8%
Portuguese0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Czech0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Lithuanian0.3%
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Jim Thorpe Almanac

CategoryValue
County Carbon County
Standard Zip Codes18229
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.87
Approximate Longitude-75.73

Jim Thorpe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBELTZVILLE DAM
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 34 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip49.7 inches
StationFRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 59 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches
StationHAMBURG
Distance26.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bowmanstown940$73,188
Lehighton5,332$50,321
Nesquehoning3,259$57,847
Parryville514$67,404
Weatherly2,617$57,500
Weissport431$38,646

Jim Thorpe Public Libraries

Dimmick Memorial Library
54 BROADWAY
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
(570) 325-2131

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Jim Thorpe Public Schools

Carbon Career & Technical Institute
150 West 13th Street
ZIP: 18229
(570) 325-3682
High
Total Enrollment 380
Jim Thorpe Area Hs
1 Olympian Way
ZIP: 18229
(570) 325-3663
High
Total Enrollment 593
L B Morris El Sch
150 W 10th St
ZIP: 18229
(570) 325-2703
Primary
Total Enrollment 751

Jim Thorpe Private Schools

St Joseph Regional Academy
25 W 6th St
ZIP: 18229
Elementary
Total Enrollment 123
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