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Deer Lake is a borough in Schuylkill County, in the Pottsville metro area.
The latitude of Deer Lake is 40.622N. The longitude is -76.054W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 528.
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36% of Deer Lake residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deer Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deer Lake was $25,577, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Deer Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Deer Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,034.
Schuylkill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deer Lake political report.
The average commute time for Deer Lake workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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