Tower City Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Tower City: City in Barnes and Cass counties, North Dakota, USA

About

Tower City is a city located in the county of Schuylkill in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,346 and a population density of 254 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,268 inhabitants.

The city was created 143 years ago in 1878.

Tower City Quick Facts

Population : 1,268 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Schuylkill County
Postal code : 58071
Phone Area Codes : 701
Area : 5.3 km2
Altitude : 1,171 feet / 357 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1879 (143 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:45:27 (18th January 2022)
Density : 239 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.15% (2010-2020)
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Location of Tower City on Pennsylvania map.
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ND Cass County Tower City
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Geography

Tower City is located at 40°35'21"N 76°33'9"W (40.5892500, -76.5524600).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Tower City decreased by 6.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,346 - census
2011 1,339 -0.52% estimation process
2012 1,332 -0.53% estimation process
2013 1,326 -0.45% estimation process
2014 1,317 -0.68% estimation process
2015 1,305 -0.92% estimation process
2016 1,299 -0.46% estimation process
2017 1,288 -0.85% estimation process
2018 1,283 -0.39% estimation process
2019 1,277 -0.47% estimation process
2020 1,268 -0.71% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 21,626
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 20,767
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 25,041
April 1, 2010 Population : 20,623
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.4%
People over 65 (%) : 14.5%
Female persons, % : 50.3%
White only, percent : 90.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 4.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 996
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.1%

Tower City zip code is 17980. County name: Schuylkill, County fips: 42107

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $224,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,707
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $638
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,032
2015-2019 Households : 8,533
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,548
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 121,371
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 409,213
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,338
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $90,633
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $47,821
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,302
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,151
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 820
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 126
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,009
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 237
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,872
2010 population per square mile : 1,791.1
2010 land area in square miles : 11.51

Schools in Tower City

College & universities near Tower City, PA

Code Name City ZIP
213507 Lebanon Valley College Annville (PA) 17003-1400

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tower City, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Tower City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tower City Post Office Tower City (PA) 17980

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Schuylkill County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Schuylkill County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Pottsville 13,409 City in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Tamaqua 6,633 Borough in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Haven 5,086 Borough in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Shenandoah 4,738 Borough in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
West Penn 4,295 Township in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Minersville 4,258 Town of the United States
Mahanoy City 3,928 Borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States
East Franklin 3,804 Township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Frackville 3,598 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Hegins 3,357 Township in western Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Orwigsburg 2,943 Borough in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Lake Wynonah 2,640 Census designated place
McAdoo 2,147 Borough in northeastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Pine Grove 2,142 Human settlement
Port Carbon 1,769 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Zerbe 1,746 Township in southern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Tower City distances to largest Pennsylvania cities