Alba, Pennsylvania

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 154 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 82  (53.3%)
Females: 72  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16947, 17724.

Alba Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,996 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Alba:

$26,996
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,934 (it was $11,453 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,856 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Alba:

$85,856
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $144,757; Detached houses: $161,433; Mobile homes: $56,377

Median gross rent in 2016: $654.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Alba, PA (2010)

    Alba races chart
    • 15095.5%White alone
    • 42.5%Hispanic
    • 31.9%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alba: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Alba, PA forum
Discuss Alba, Pennsylvania on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users

Latest news from Alba, PA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (26.8%), Pennsylvania German (22.0%), English (14.6%), Greek (14.6%), German (7.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/04/1864

Elevation: 1360 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 227 people per square mile   (very low).

Alba, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Alba:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alba borough:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 38.2%

4 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This borough:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,467 (3.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,191 (2.3%)

Alba satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (50.3 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (108.7 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (147.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Canton borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Troy borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Sylvania, PA (2.7 miles) , Blossburg borough, PA (3.5 miles ), Burlington, PA (3.5 miles) , Roseville borough, PA (3.6 miles ), Mansfield borough, PA (3.8 miles ), Bethel, PA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 76.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Alba household income distribution Alba home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Alba, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alba, Pennsylvania average temperatures Alba, Pennsylvania average precipitation Alba, Pennsylvania humidity Alba, Pennsylvania wind speed Alba, Pennsylvania snowfall Alba, Pennsylvania sunshine Alba, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Alba-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.1 miles away from the Alba borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the borough center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alba-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from Alba center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 248.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 224.0 miles away from Alba center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bradford County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alba topographic map

Birthplace of: Jesse Spring - Ice hockey player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alba:

  • MARTHA LLOYD ICF MR (Hospital, about 6 miles away; TROY, PA)
  • TROY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TROY, PA)
  • MARTHA LLOYD COMMUNITY SERVICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MANSFIELD, PA)
  • MARTHA LLOYD ICF INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MANSFIELD, PA)
  • MARTHA LLOYD INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MANSFIELD, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alba:

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Mansfield, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Corning Community College (about 32 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 34 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Misericordia University (about 51 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Lock Haven University (about 51 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 52 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • Bucknell University (about 52 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)

Click to draw/clear borough borders

Bradford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.36
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.5%
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  69.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  12.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Alba travel time to work - commute Alba mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alba borough (based on Bradford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,81776
Catholic6,6007
Evangelical Protestant5,21942
Other4064
None39,580-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Bradford County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bradford County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Bradford County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bradford County:

26.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alba:

40.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alba:

40.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alba:

43.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alba:

25.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.4
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

88.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alba, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$187
Totals for Government 0$0 2$187

Alba government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($25.97)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($19.48)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($6.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.49)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($32.47)

Alba government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($19.48)
    All Other: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,000 ($38.96)
    Property: $2,000 ($12.99)

Alba government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($6.49)

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tioga County, NY  0.35% ($27,698 average AGI)
from Chemung County, NY  0.32% ($34,443)
from Tioga County, PA  0.19% ($34,717)


4.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tioga County, NY  0.53% ($26,750 average AGI)
to Chemung County, NY  0.40% ($29,704)
to Tioga County, PA  0.23% ($34,232)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alba:

  • WTZN (1310 AM; 1 kW; TROY, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alba:

  • WHGL-FM (100.3 FM; CANTON, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDKC (101.5 FM; COVINGTON, PA; Owner: MID-ATLANTIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCIH (90.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNBQ (92.3 FM; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WREQ (96.9 FM; RIDGEBURY, PA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W201CO (88.1 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W205BR (88.9 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alba:

  • W54AV (Channel 54; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W63AB (Channel 63; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52CE (Channel 52; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W65AA (Channel 65; CANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Alba compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Cost of Living Calculator