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People

Total Population 3,871
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,452
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 40.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.5%
Median Earnings25+ $22,373
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,607
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,667
% Above Poverty Level 79.2%
% Below Poverty Level 20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.7%
Median Gross Rent $596
Median House Value $47,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 18.3%

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

Lansford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of Allentown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Carbon
Metro Area Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
Standard Zip Codes 18232
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.831
Longitude -75.882

Lansford 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 BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 9 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 PALMERTON
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station HAMBURG
Distance 20.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaver Meadows 644 $43,977
Coaldale 2,222 $37,607
McAdoo 2,522 $41,833

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

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Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 449 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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