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Demographics

People

Total Population1,729
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+688
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married45.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.5%
Median Earnings25+$29,621
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,773
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,632

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,057
% Above Poverty Level74.8%
% Below Poverty Level25.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$674
Median House Value$76,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.3%
Irish7.2%
English6.8%
Polish6.4%
German3.8%
Welsh3.1%
Dutch2.8%
Russian1.9%
Italian1.7%
French Except Basque1.6%
Ukrainian0.9%
Lithuanian0.9%
Scottish0.4%
Slovak0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
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Lykens Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dauphin County
Standard Zip Codes17048
Phone Area Codes717
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.58
Approximate Longitude-76.76

Lykens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip42 inches
StationNEWPORT RIVER
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip40.7 inches
StationMILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance37.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berrysburg362$73,438
Elizabethville1,770$47,045
Gratz806$58,438
Pillow270$53,542
Williamstown1,208$53,359

Lykens Public Schools

Upper Dauphin Area El Sch
5668 State Route 209
ZIP: 17048
(717) 362-4511
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
Upper Dauphin Area Ms
5668 State Route 209
ZIP: 17048
(717) 362-8177
Middle
Total Enrollment 368

Lykens Private Schools

Mahantango School
Luxenburg Rd
ZIP: 17048
Elementary
Total Enrollment 31
Rolling Acres School
329 Smucker Hill Rd
ZIP: 17048
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
Windy Knoll School
242 Price Ln
ZIP: 17048
Elementary
Total Enrollment 23
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