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People

Total Population 1,779
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 899
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,612
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,531

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,699
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.9%
Median Gross Rent $702
Median House Value $72,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 28.7%

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

Port Carbon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17965
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.696
Longitude -76.169

Port Carbon 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 HAMBURG
Distance 14.1 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
Station READING 4 NNW
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station BELTZVILLE DAM
Distance 23.4 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Schoentown (17965)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

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Port Carbon Public Library
111 PIKE ST
Port Carbon, Pennsylvania
(570) 622-6115
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