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Demographics

People

Total Population3,741
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+1,798
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.4%
Median Earnings25+$35,797
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,313
% Above Poverty Level89.6%
% Below Poverty Level10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38%
Median Gross Rent$716
Median House Value$128,600

Ancestry

Irish8.8%
Italian7.8%
Polish6.7%
English5.8%
German4.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.7%
Dutch3.9%
Ukrainian2.8%
Welsh2.5%
Scottish1.8%
Slovak1.5%
French Except Basque1.3%
Greek0.5%
Russian0.5%
African0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
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Northumberland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Northumberland County
Standard Zip Codes17857
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.89
Approximate Longitude-76.79

Northumberland 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
Distance8.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip42 inches
StationWILLIAMSPORT LYCOMING AP
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip41.5 inches
StationNEWPORT RIVER
Distance33.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lewisburg5,757$35,234
New Berlin925$60,893
Selinsgrove5,810$51,685
Shamokin Dam1,703$50,795
Snydertown309$61,250
Sunbury9,705$45,169

Northumberland Public Libraries

Priestley Forsyth Mem Library
100 KING ST
Northumberland, Pennsylvania
(570) 473-8201

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Northumberland Public Schools

Priestley Sch
423 Cannery Rd
ZIP: 17857
(570) 473-3261
Primary
Total Enrollment 467

Northumberland Private Schools

Northumberland Christian School
351 5th St
ZIP: 17857
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 233
Sunbury Christian Academy
135 Spruce Hollow Rd
ZIP: 17857
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 137
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Historic Northumberland

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Northumberland between 1890 and 1901

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Northumberland between 1890 and 1901

Northumberland c1900.

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