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People

Total Population 1,084
Male Share of the Population 51.9%
Female Share of the Population 48.1%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 470
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,750
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 39%
Median Gross Rent $543
Median House Value $83,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.9%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 11.1%

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

Mifflintown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Juniata
Standard Zip Codes 17059
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.569
Longitude -77.397

Mifflintown 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 LEWISTOWN
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station STATE COLLEGE
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Arch Rock (17059)

Cuba Mills (17059)

Denholm (17059)

East Salem (17059)

Fermanagh (17059)

Jericho Mills (17059)

Macedonia (17059)

Van Wert (17059)

Walker (17059)

Zooks Dam (17059)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burnham 2,044 $46,111
Lewistown 8,326 $36,600
McClure 1,016 $45,268

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

Mifflintown Public Libraries

Library
Juniata County Library
498 JEFFERSON ST
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania
(717) 436-6378
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Mifflintown High Schools

JUNIATA SHS
717-436-2193
Serves 667 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

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