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Friedensburg, Pennsylvania

Location within the state of Pennsylvania

Coordinates: 40°36′16″N 76°13′48″W / 40.60444°N 76.23000°W / 40.60444; -76.23000Coordinates: 40°36′16″N 76°13′48″W / 40.60444°N 76.23000°W / 40.60444; -76.23000{{#coordinates:40|36|16|N|76|13|48|W|region:US_type:city |primary |name=

Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 828
 • Density 520/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 17933
Area code(s) 570 - Exchange: 739

Friedensburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 828 at the 2000 census.


Friedensburg is located at 40°36′16″N 76°13′48″W / 40.60444°N 76.23000°W / 40.60444; -76.23000{{#coordinates:40|36|16|N|76|13|48|W|region:US_type:city | |name= }} (40.604343, -76.229900).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of Script error: No such module "convert"., all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 828 people, 375 households, and 241 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 527.2 people per square mile (203.6/km²). There were 414 housing units at an average density of 263.6/sq mi (101.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.52% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 375 households out of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,625, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $28,173 versus $25,714 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,039. None of the families and 4.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 4.5% of those over 64.