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People

Total Population 1,807
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 25%
Employed Population 16+ 652
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 45.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.4%
Median Earnings25+ $32,097
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,579
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,817

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,333
% Above Poverty Level 78.1%
% Below Poverty Level 21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $558
Median House Value $67,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 9.8%

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

Tremont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Standard Zip Codes 17981
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.628
Longitude -76.387

Tremont 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 LEBANON 2 W
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station HAMBURG
Distance 21.9 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 MILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Echo Valley (17981)

Frailey (17981)

Good Spring (17981)

Joliett (17981)

Zerbe (17981)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashland 2,772 $51,645
Cressona 1,841 $58,875
Gordon 865 $67,768

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

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Tremont Area Free Public Library
19 NORTH PINE STREET
Tremont, Pennsylvania
(570) 695-3325

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