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Demographics

Geography:
County - Jefferson
Area:
Borough of Punxsutawney- 3.4 square miles
Total Greater Punxsutawney area (11 townships + Punxsutawney borough)- 655.5 square miles
Elevation – 1,238 feet above sea level

Average Temperatures:
January – 26.8°
April - 47.9°
July - 71.4°
October – 52.6°

Population:
Jefferson County – 44,634
Punxsutawney Borough – 5,564
Greater Punxsutawney Area (11 townships + Punxsutawney borough) – 17,352

Income:
Median Family Income (Punxsutawney Borough) - $36,125
Average Median Family Income (Greater Punxsutawney Area) - $44,809
Average Median Housing Value (Greater Punxsutawney Area) - $69,758
Average Median Rent - (Punxsutawney Borough) - $446

Government:
Punxsutawney Borough An elected seven-member council and a mayor govern the borough of Punxsutawney. Borough employees include a manager, code enforcement officer, working foreman, and sewage treatment plant supervisor.
Borough Manager (Ben White) - bwhite@punxsutawneyboro.com -
814-938-4480
Mayor’s office (Jim Werhle) – 814-938-2710
Borough Secretary (Mary Neal)– mneal@punxsutawneyboro.com -
814-938-4480
Code Enforcement Officer (Mary McHenry) – mmchenry@punxsutawneyboro.com -814-938-4808
Sewage Office – 814-938-4808

Big Run Borough: Mayor Joe Buterbaugh – 814-427-2969

Timblin Borough: Mayor Den Danser – 814-256-0084

Worthville Borough: Mayor Wiliam "John" Muir – 814-856-2810

Townships: Each township is governed by a board of supervisors. The numbers listed below are for the township secretaries.
Bell – Cheryl Rowles – 814-938-2370
Gaskill – Kathy Wymer – 814-427-3291
Henderson – Ruth Reitz - 814-427-2532
McCalmont – Cynthia Williams – 814-938-9711
Oliver – Marjorie Burkett – 814-849-0088
Perry – Pam Passmore – 814-938-7748
Porter – Jody Stear – 814-938-3981
Ringgold – William C. Snyder – 814-365-5109
Young – Alexandra Kent – 814-938-3543

Utilities
AT&T - 800-222-0300 (www.att.com)
Verizon - (residential services) 800-660-2215 (business services) 800-479-1919 (www.verizon.com)
Peoples TWP - 800-222-5101 (www.peopletwp.com)
United Electric Cooperative -(Unilec) 814-371-8570 (www.unitedpa.com)
Penelec (First Energy)- 1-800-545-7741 (www.firstenergycorp.com)
Pennsylvania-American Water Co.- 800-565-7292 (www.pawc.com)

Public Safety:
Pennsylvania State Police, Troop C Headquarters-814-938-0510
Punxsutawney Borough Police - 814-938-6220
Jefferson County EMS - 9-1-1
U.S. Army Reserve Center – 247th QM BN - 814-938-6710
Pennsylvania National Guard Company B – 876th Engineer Battalion - 814-938-8810
Local Volunteer Fire Departments – Call 9-1-1 (Big Run, Central, Elk Run, Lindsey, McCalmont, Oliver, Perry, Rossiter)

Transportation:
Highways: US Route 119 and State Route 36 intersect in downtown Punxsutawney. Route 36 intersects with Interstate 80 approximately 17 miles north in Brookville.

Punxsutawney Municipal Airport (small aircraft only)- 814-938-9946
DuBois Regional Airport (DUJ)Continental Express service to the Cleveland International Airport- 814-328-5311
Pittsburgh International Airport - 412-472-3525
Cleveland International Airport - 216-265-6030
Punxsutawney Bus Service, Inc. - 814-938-7630
Fullington Trailways Bus Company - 800-942-8287
Area Transportation Authority (ATA)(public bus service)- 800-252-3503
Amtrak (Altoona station)- 814-946-1100 or 800-USA-RAIL
PennDOT District 10 - 742-357-2829
PennDOT Punxsutawney Maintenance Building - 814-938-6300

Communications:
The Punxsutawney Spirit Newspaper - 814-938-8740 (www.punxsutawneyspirit.com)
WPXZ/WECZ/KOOL 103.1 Radio - 814-938-6000
Comcast Cable/Internet Service - www.comcast.com
Hometown Punxsutawney Magazine 814-938-9141
Digital Enterprise Systems (High speed wireless Internet connectivity) 814-938-9164

Other:
Punxsutawney Memorial Library - 814-938-5020 (www.punxsutawneylibrary.org)
Punxsutawney Historical & Genealogical Society and Museum - 814-938-2555 (www.punxsutawneyhistory.org)
Punxsutawney Regional Development Corporation - 814-938-7700 (www.punxsutawney.com)
Community Action, Inc. - 814-938-3302 (www.jccap.org)
Jefferson County Housing Authority - 814-938-7333
Jefferson County CareerLink - 814-938-0504 (www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us)
Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging - 814-849-3096 (www.jcaaa.org)