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People

Total Population 794
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 20.7%
Employed Population 16+ 356
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,446
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.9%
Median Gross Rent $604
Median House Value $106,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 8.8%

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

Thompsontown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Juniata
Standard Zip Codes 17094
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.564
Longitude -77.237

Thompsontown 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 NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 7.8 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 LAURELTON CENTER
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 59 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Locust Run (17094)

Maze (17094)

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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