Punxsutawney Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

Punxsutawney: Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America

About

Punxsutawney is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,962 and a population density of 674 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,665 inhabitants.

The city was created 206 years ago in 1815.

Punxsutawney Quick Facts

Population : 5,665 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 15767
Phone Area Codes : 814
Area : 8.85 km2
Altitude : 1,214 feet / 370 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1816 (206 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:09:39 (21st May 2022)
Density : 640 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.24% (2010-2020)
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Location of Punxsutawney on Pennsylvania map.
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Punxsutawney Pennsylvania '6940934566'
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Geography

Punxsutawney is located at 40°56'37"N 78°58'15"W (40.9436800, -78.9708700).

Punxsutawney map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Punxsutawney decreased by 5.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1850 256 - census
1860 415 38.31% census
1870 553 24.95% census
1880 674 17.95% census
1890 2,792 75.86% census
1900 4,375 36.18% census
1910 9,058 51.7% census
1920 10,311 12.15% census
1930 9,266 -11.28% census
1940 9,482 2.28% census
1950 8,969 -5.72% census
1960 8,805 -1.86% census
1970 7,792 -13% census
1980 7,479 -4.19% census
1990 6,782 -10.28% census
2000 6,271 -8.15% census
2010 5,962 -5.18% census
2011 5,913 -0.83% estimation process
2012 5,898 -0.25% estimation process
2013 5,907 0.15% estimation process
2014 5,869 -0.65% estimation process
2015 5,839 -0.51% estimation process
2016 5,797 -0.72% estimation process
2017 5,770 -0.47% estimation process
2018 5,730 -0.7% estimation process
2019 5,704 -0.46% estimation process
2020 5,665 -0.69% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,050
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,506
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,927
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,314
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.9%
People over 65 (%) : 19.6%
Female persons, % : 52.0%
White only, percent : 94.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 950
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.9%

Punxsutawney zip code is 15767. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 42065

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $124,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,148
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $463
2015-2019 median gross rent : $790
2015-2019 Households : 5,607
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 23,430
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 160,639
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 150,332
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,175
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,103
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,868
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,189
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 695
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 342
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,052
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 90
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 978
2010 population per square mile : 2,003.9
2010 land area in square miles : 6.64

People born in Punxsutawney (21)

People born in Punxsutawney, including politician George A. Jenks, professional baseball player Devin Mesoraco, baseball player and coach Billy Hunter, .

List

  • Bob Cessna (American actor (1934-2008)) he was born in 17/12/1934
  • Chad Villella (American film actor and producer) he was born in 12/02/1977
  • David Barclay (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1823
  • Deven Michaels (American professional wrestler) he was born in 01/06/1981
  • John Kopchick (American biologist) he was born in 02/11/1950
  • John Mizerock (American baseball player) he was born in 08/12/1960
  • L. Eugene Smith (American politician) he was born in 03/09/1921
  • Lloyd Jordan (American football player and coach, basketball coach (1900-1990)) he was born in 14/12/1900
  • Marc Campbell (Major League Baseball shortstop) he was born in 29/11/1884
  • Samuel H. Smith (American politician) he was born in 10/08/1955
  • Wilbur Good (American baseball player) he was born in 28/09/1885
  • Bernice Fisher (American activist) she was born in 08/12/1916
  • Nick Goulish (American baseball player) he was born in 13/11/1916
  • Al Verdel (American baseball player) he was born in 10/06/1921
  • Charles J. Margiotti (American politician) he was born in 09/04/1891
  • Frederick J. Whiteman (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1909
  • Britt Baker (American professional wrestler) she was born in 23/04/1991
  • Joseph Fulling Fishman (American sociologist) he was born in 19/08/1888

Schools in Punxsutawney

College & universities near Punxsutawney, PA

Code Name City ZIP
418445 Jefferson County Dubois Area Vocational Technical Practical Nursing Program Reynoldsville (PA) 15851

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Punxsutawney, PA

Code Name Address Type
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL
ALT Altoona Transportation Center 1231 11th Avenue RAIL
TYR Tyrone Pennsylvania Ave and West 10th St. RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL

Post offices near Punxsutawney

Post Office Name City ZIP
Punxsutawney Post Office Punxsutawney (PA) 15767

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , PA.

City Name Population Title
Brookville 3,762 Borough of Pennsylvania
Reynoldsville 2,625 Borough of Pennsylvania
Winslow 2,486 Human settlement in United States of America
Porter 2,055 Human settlement in Pennsylvania, United States
Brockway 2,020 Borough of Pennsylvania
Warsaw 1,358 City in United States of America
Sykesville 1,107 Borough of Pennsylvania
Falls Creek 945 Borough of Pennsylvania
Ringgold 708 Town in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States
Summerville 501 Borough in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States
Howe 395 Unincorporated community
Corsica 342 Borough of Pennsylvania
Timblin 145 Borough of Pennsylvania
Worthville 65 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Punxsutawney distances to largest Pennsylvania cities