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Hickory is a township in Lawrence County, in the New Castle metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Hickory. For links to other places called Hickory, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hickory is 41.05N. The longitude is -80.283W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,122 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,356.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hickory demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16105 ZIP code.
24% of Hickory residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hickory ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hickory was $17,055, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Hickory residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hickory, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $893.
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hickory political report.
The average commute time for Hickory workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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