Almedia, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,078. Population change since 2000: +2.1%
Males: 551  (51.1%)
Females: 527  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  57.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17815.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,869 (it was $38,403 in 2000)
Almedia:

$41,869
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,993 (it was $18,262 in 2000)

Almedia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $147,685 (it was $83,500 in 2000)
Almedia:

$147,685
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $175,850; Detached houses: $200,910; Townhouses or other attached units: $60,999; In 2-unit structures: $30,539; Mobile homes: $46,321

Median gross rent in 2016: $767.

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  • Races in Almedia, PA (2010)

    Almedia races chart
    • 1,04997.3%White alone
    • 100.9%Two or more races
    • 80.7%Black alone
    • 60.6%Asian alone
    • 40.4%Hispanic
    • 10.09%Other race alone

Races in Almedia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Almedia: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.3%), American (9.3%), Polish (7.5%), Pennsylvania German (4.9%), Irish (3.3%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 505 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,714 people per square mile   (low).

Almedia,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Almedia:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Almedia CDP:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,794 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,611 (1.2%)

Almedia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (46.3 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (95.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Espy, PA (1.3 miles ), Lime Ridge, PA (1.5 miles ), Mainville, PA (1.6 miles) , Lightstreet, PA (1.6 miles ), Bloomsburg, PA (1.9 miles ), Mifflinville, PA (2.0 miles ), Fernville, PA (2.1 miles ), Orangeville borough, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 76.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Almedia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Almedia, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Almedia-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Almedia place center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 tornado 25.4 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 50.8 miles away from the city center
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 228.3 miles away from Almedia 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 211.1 miles away from the city 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 51.6 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 275.6 miles away from Almedia center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 251.4 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 Columbia County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Almedia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Almedia:

  • BALANCED CARE, BLOOMSBURG (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • GEISINGER - BLOOMSBURG HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • COLUMBIA MONTOUR HHS VNA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • GEISINGER-BLOOMSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • ORANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ORANGEVILLE, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Almedia:

  • 8 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Almedia:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 4 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,452)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 24 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 25 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bucknell University (about 27 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Susquehanna University (about 30 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Wilkes University (about 31 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 31 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)

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Park in Almedia: Carrol Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Columbia 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 53.5. This is better than average.

City:

53.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.7%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Almedia CDP (based on Columbia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,85879
Catholic8,0357
Evangelical Protestant5,57234
Other6934
Orthodox1201
None36,017-
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: 13
Columbia County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Columbia County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Columbia County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

28.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
State:

11.5%

4.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
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 Luzerne County, PA  0.83% ($28,552 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.46% ($28,786)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.39% ($33,674)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.92% ($35,230 average AGI)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.48% ($34,607)
to Montour County, PA  0.47% ($32,078)

Strongest AM radio stations in Almedia:

  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFBS (1280 AM; 1 kW; BERWICK, PA; Owner: FBS WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Almedia:

  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Almedia:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$143,15011$76,91129$71,4206$27,1322$63,505
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$85,8406$68,1031$24,5600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$74,0309$71,9632$10,8751$123,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$05$88,4140$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$156,0100$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0508.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$88,0233$72,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0508.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Almedia compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
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