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Population in 2010: 311. Population change since 2000: +35.2%
Males: 163  (52.6%)
Females: 148  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  47.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17920.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,475 (it was $21,607 in 2000)
Aristes:

$54,475
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,305

Aristes CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,317 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
Aristes:

$80,317
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,131; Detached houses: $69,777; Townhouses or other attached units: $48,757; Mobile homes: $47,490

Median gross rent in 2012: $338.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Aristes: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.6%), Irish (19.8%), English (12.3%), Polish (9.3%), Russian (5.8%), Greek (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,585 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Aristes:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aristes CDP:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

7 residents are foreign born (1.4% Africa, 1.0% Europe).

This place:  2.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,227 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $750 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (39.5 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (84.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Centralia, PA (1.0 miles) , Wilburton Number Two, PA (1.2 miles) , Ashland borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Wilburton Number One, PA (1.6 miles ), Fountain Springs, PA (1.8 miles) , Locustdale, PA (1.8 miles) , Girardville borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Mount Carmel borough, PA (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.82 N, Longitude: 76.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Aristes household income distribution Aristes home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Bus drivers (9%)

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Tornado activity:

Aristes-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Aristes place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 32.9 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Aristes-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% 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 37.4 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 38.2 miles away from Aristes 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 66.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from Aristes center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aristes topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Aristes:

  • SAINT CATHERINE MEDICAL CENTER FOUNTAIN SPRINGS (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • KINGS HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Aristes:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aristes:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,552)
  • Susquehanna University (about 28 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Bucknell University (about 31 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 32 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 37 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Wilkes University (about 38 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Aristes, PA

Aristes compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Aristes travel time to work - commute


Aristes mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Coal or coke (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.46%
Here47.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents28.3%26.7%18.4%5.4%4.0%
Congregations38.7%6.3%12.6%9.0%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.4%2.3%2.1%1.7%8.8%
Congregations1.8%4.5%2.7%3.6%15.3%
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: 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
Here:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Columbia County:

8.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

28.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Luzerne County, PA  1.03% ($30,057 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.53% ($31,183)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.45% ($32,324)


5.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.87% ($30,034 average AGI)
to Montour County, PA  0.50% ($36,908)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.42% ($26,380)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aristes:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WISL (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: BASIC LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aristes:

  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Aristes:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Near Rt 42 .4 Mi S (Lat: 40.812028 Lon: -76.336056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WYZ234
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.950 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2004, Expiration Date: 11/29/2014
    Registrant: L.R. Kimball, 4400 Deer Path Rd. Suite 105, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 221-8820, Fax: (717) 221-8860, Email:
  • Conyngham Twp 1.8 Mi Wsw (Lat: 40.813694 Lon: -76.372722), Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: KDW504
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.8600 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/16/2022, Certifier: Peter J Pikna
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ARISTES, Near Rt 42 0.4 Mi S Of (Lat: 40.812028 Lon: -76.336056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WNTW301
    Assigned Frequencies: 10551.2 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2009, Expiration Date: 08/31/2019
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • STATION, Conyhgham Twp 1.8 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 40.816472 Lon: -76.372722), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KGK59
    Assigned Frequencies: 2189.60 MHz, 2184.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2006, Certifier: Peter J Pikna
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N2AP
    Grant Date: 01/26/1993, Expiration Date: 01/26/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/24/1993
    Registrant: Anthony Paulina, Aristes, PA 17920



Most common first names in Aristes, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James576.8 years
Mary572.8 years
Robert576.2 years
Allen480.8 years
Charles470.2 years
John467.0 years
William469.8 years
Clarence366.7 years
Helen381.7 years
Harry381.3 years
Most common last names in Aristes, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hampton688.0 years
Levan679.4 years
Fetterman575.2 years
George577.0 years
Mensch572.8 years
Kostenbauder479.3 years
Lindemuth468.2 years
Raker492.3 years
Yoder375.7 years
Koch379.7 years
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