Tipton, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,225
Males: 615 (50.2%), Females: 610 (49.8%)

Blair County

Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $51,250 (year 2000)
Median house value: $100,400 (year 2000)

Races in Tipton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (32.1%), Irish (13.4%), Italian (13.4%), English (13.3%), United States (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%).

Elevation: 1010 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tipton

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tipton CDP

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

3.3% Foreign born (2.1% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tipton:

  • TYRONE HOSP (about 5 miles; TYRONE, PA)
  • ALTOONA HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; ALTOONA, PA)
  • BON SECOURS MERCY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; ALTOONA, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tipton:

  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 25 miles; ALTOONA, PA; ID: AOO)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 35 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; ID: UNV)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 44 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; ID: JST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tipton:

  • COVE VALLEY (about 14 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, PA; ID: 6G6)
  • BLUE KNOB VALLEY (about 21 miles; NEWRY, PA; ID: 7G4)
  • MID-STATE (about 23 miles; PHILIPSBURG, PA; ID: PSB)
Amtrak stations near Tipton:

  • 5 miles: TYRONE (10TH & LOGAN AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 11 miles: ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tipton:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 11 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 33 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; FT enrollment: 38,248)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 46 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,851)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 58 miles; INDIANA, PA; FT enrollment: 12,307)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 68 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,330)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 70 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; FT enrollment: 3,738)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; FT enrollment: 4,672)