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Point is a township in Northumberland County, in the Sunbury metro area.
The latitude of Point is 40.933N. The longitude is -76.716W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 486 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,722.
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42% of Point residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Point was $20,251, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $891.
Northumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Point political report.
The average commute time for Point workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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