Tyrone, PA Population

Population: 5,528. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,324 (-3.7% change)
Males: 2,525 (45.7%), Females: 3,003 (54.3%)

Blair County

Zip code: 16686

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $29,393
Median house value: $64,200

Races in Tyrone:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (28.1%), Irish (11.8%), United States (11.2%), Italian (6.5%), English (5.4%), Dutch (3.5%).

Elevation: 896 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tyrone

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tyrone borough

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -266 (-4.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Tyrone:

  • TYRONE HOSP (CLAY AVE EXTENSION)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tyrone:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tyrone:

  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 28 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 31 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Abbreviation: UNV)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 49 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tyrone:

Amtrak station:
TYRONE (10TH & LOGAN AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tyrone:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 16 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 28 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 38,248)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 51 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 62 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 66 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,738)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 67 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 79 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)

Schools

Public high school in Tyrone:

  • TYRONE AREA HS (Students: 661; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Tyrone:

  • THE GRIER SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: P O BOX 308; Grades: 7 – 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Tyrone:

  • TYRONE AREA EL SCH (Students: 799; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TYRONE AREA MS (Students: 493; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Tyrone:

  • ST MATTHEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 1105 CAMERON AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • WHITE OAK SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: BOX 342; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Tyrone:

  • TYRONE-SNYDER TWNSHP PUB LIB (Operating income: $97,202; Location: 1019 LOGAN AVE; 21,991 books; 525 audio materials; 198 video materials; 59 serial subscriptions)

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