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Population in 2012: 7,083 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.9%
 

Males: 3,422  (48.3%)
Females: 3,661  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  42.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18403, 18433, 18447.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,875 (it was $39,428 in 2000)
Archbald:

$44,875
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,904

Archbald borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $143,394 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Archbald:

$143,394
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,249; Detached houses: $173,560; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,966; In 2-unit structures: $132,172; Mobile homes: $5,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $731.

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  • White alone - 6,716 (96.2%)
  • Black alone - 75 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 77 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 51 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Archbald: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.3%), Polish (20.9%), Italian (20.0%), German (9.3%), English (3.6%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1877

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 16.8 square miles.

Population density: 421 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Archbald:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Archbald borough:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

150 residents are foreign born (0.3% Europe).

This borough:  2.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Archbald, Pennsylvania as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Archbald to the number of sex offenders is 3,542 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,904 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,738 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (8.3 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (88.4 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (101.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Jessup borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Blakely borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Jermyn borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Olyphant borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Mayfield borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Dickson City borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Throop borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Mount Cobb, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 75.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -123 (-1.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 640 (21.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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Crime rates in Archbald by Year
Type 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000
per 100,000 15.40.00.00.0
Rapes 0010
per 100,000 0.00.014.30.0
Robberies 0103
per 100,000 0.015.20.042.9
Assaults 3242513
per 100,000 46.2364.5356.8186.1
Burglaries 219822
per 100,000 30.8288.6114.2314.9
Thefts 2732045
per 100,000 30.81108.7285.5644.1
Auto thefts 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.014.3
Arson 1000
per 100,000 15.40.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 270.1) 45.7149.4107.5104.2

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Crime rate in Archbald detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.72
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Archbald, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-0.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Archbald-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Archbald borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 27.0 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Archbald-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% 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 84.4 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 84.1 miles away from Archbald center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lackawanna County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Archbald topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Shemonski - Player of and football, Dick Tracewski - Baseball player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers near Archbald:

  • LAURELS HEALTH AND REHAB AT MID VALLEY, THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PECKVILLE, PA)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EYNON, PA)
  • LACKAWANNA HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OLYPHANT, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Archbald, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Archbald:

  • Marywood University (about 7 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,591)
  • University of Scranton (about 9 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 4,839)
  • King's College (about 24 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 25 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 32 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 46 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 12,914)

Public high schools in Archbald:

See full list of schools located in Archbald, School District: VALLEY VIEW SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Official Archbald Borough web site.

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Notable locations in Archbald: Sugermans Shopping Plaza (A), Romar Plaza (B), Valley View Trailer Park (C), Aylesworth Park (D), Sturges Hose Company 5 (E), Eynon Hose Company 3 (F), Black Diamond Hose Company 2 (G), East Side Hose Company 4 (H), White Oak Breaker (I), Eaton Breaker (J), Archbald Hose Company 1 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Eynon Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Edgerton Reservoir (A), Olyphant Reservoir Number 3 (B), Aylesworth Creek Lake (C), White Oak Reservoir (D), Laurel Run Reservoir (E), Spruce Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Cave Creek (A), White Oak Run (B), Laurel Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Archbald include: State Game Lands Number 307 (1), Archbald Pothole State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Caljean Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 532 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Lackawanna 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0418
U.S.:

0.3342
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.0% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 86.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  69.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Archbald, PA

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Archbald compared to Pennsylvania 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with branches in Archbald (2011 data):

  • NBT Bank, National Association: Archbald Branch at 3 John F Kennedy Drive, branch established on 1955/10/29. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Archbald travel time to work - commute


Archbald mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Archbald borough (based on Lackawanna County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.43%
Here66.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents74.9%8.6%2.7%2.2%1.8%
Congregations37.3%16.6%6.0%1.8%5.5%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%1.0%5.1%
Congregations2.3%2.8%3.2%3.7%20.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Lackawanna County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Lackawanna County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Lackawanna County:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,226$62,7122$3,202
Other Government Administration 2$6,071$36,42612$11,808
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,619$42,28616$16,419
Firefighters 0$0 3$862
Streets and Highways 6$12,942$25,8840$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,905$35,6200$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,521
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$603
Totals for Government 17$50,763$35,83335$34,415

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $125,000 ($17.65)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($13.69)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $552,000 ($77.93)
    Regular Highways: $414,000 ($58.45)
    Police Protection: $299,000 ($42.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000 ($33.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $195,000 ($27.53)
    Fire Protection: $143,000 ($20.19)
    Central Staff Services: $127,000 ($17.93)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($5.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($5.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $27,000 ($3.81)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($1.69)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($0.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($3.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $30,000 ($4.24)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($3.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $628,000 ($88.66)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $362,000 ($51.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $224,000 ($31.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $350,000 ($49.41)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($1.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $229,000 ($32.33)
    All Other: $40,000 ($5.65)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - Property: $641,000 ($90.50)
    Individual Income: $432,000 ($60.99)
    NEC: $219,000 ($30.92)

Archbald government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $508,000 ($71.72)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $980,000 ($138.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $370,000 ($52.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,118,000 ($157.84)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $55,000 ($7.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $340,000 ($48.00)

3.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.54% ($39,731 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.34% ($34,316)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.21% ($29,462)


3.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($280 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.61% ($33,529 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.23% ($30,665)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.22% ($32,880)

Strongest AM radio stations in Archbald:

  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Archbald:

  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYH (89.1 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: 4 RIVERS COMMUNICATIONS B/G COMPANY)
  • WYCY (105.3 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Archbald:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Archbald, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 83
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Archbald fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 61 meters (200ft)
Total average daily traffic: 50,575
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,894

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 11
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Archbald, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Archbald)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lack53, Off Ssr 1012 (Lat: 41.482583 Lon: -75.476167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPWT708
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.062 MHz, 853.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2012, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 135, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • Lat: 41.493833 Lon: -75.561750, Call Sign: WQBF421
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.325 MHz, 468.550 MHz, 468.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Anthony N Sacco
    Registrant: Lao 20418812, 102 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • 1 Columbus Drive (Lat: 41.493389 Lon: -75.559056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQIP566
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2008, Expiration Date: 04/07/2018, Certifier: Corey Castellani
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N. Fairway Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • LACK53, Off Ssr 1012 (Lat: 41.482583 Lon: -75.476167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPUR955
    Assigned Frequencies: 6611.25 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, 6705.00 MHz, 6695.00 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 04/22/2022, Certifier: Donald R Appleby
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 140, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • PA0022, 2 Export Ln (006691) (Lat: 41.488806 Lon: -75.546500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.9 m, Call Sign: WQMP806
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2010, Expiration Date: 10/18/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • PA0104, Chestnut St. (Lat: 41.497167 Lon: -75.581500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQNL880
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2011, Expiration Date: 03/17/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2011, Certifier: Madanraj Jothi
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Archbald)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5493Z , Serial Number: 22-9278, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Gerard G Chorba, 133 Maria Blvd, Archbald, PA 18403



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$140,11145$156,133177$147,62735$72,9430$010$78,4000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$126,66715$136,2670$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$130,33310$134,10048$133,66712$31,4171$80,0003$58,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$115,5004$206,75040$142,1501$30,0000$00$01$35,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$09$117,6671$66,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1111.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$203,2006$179,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$250,3331$231,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$126,2002$123,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$183,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$211,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1111.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Archbald, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14774.9 years
Mary12180.4 years
Joseph11773.0 years
Anna6881.2 years
James5671.5 years
Helen4877.5 years
Michael4474.5 years
Frank4474.0 years
Margaret4381.2 years
William4173.6 years
Most common last names in Archbald, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dougher2377.1 years
Munley2277.4 years
Kearney1575.6 years
Kelly1472.4 years
Walsh1480.9 years
Barrett1375.5 years
Zelno1377.7 years
Lemoncelli1374.5 years
Burke1377.7 years
Marion1277.0 years

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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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