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New Philadelphia is a borough in Schuylkill County, in the Pottsville metro area.
The latitude of New Philadelphia is 40.719N. The longitude is -76.116W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,118.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Philadelphia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schuylkill County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17959 ZIP code.
15% of New Philadelphia residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Philadelphia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Philadelphia was $17,899, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of New Philadelphia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Philadelphia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $652.
Schuylkill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Philadelphia political report.
The average commute time for New Philadelphia workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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