Aristes, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 311. Population change since 2000: +35.2%
Males: 156  (50.2%)
Females: 155  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17920.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,384 (it was $21,607 in 2000)
Aristes:

$55,384
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,591 (it was $13,302 in 2000)

Aristes CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,047 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
Aristes:

$82,047
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $378.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Aristes: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.2%), Irish (18.7%), Polish (14.5%), English (12.0%), Ukrainian (8.0%), Dutch (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,585 people per square mile   (low).

Aristes, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Aristes:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aristes CDP:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,235 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $824 (1.6%)

Aristes satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (32%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Aristes, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Aristes-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller 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 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 37.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.3 miles away from Aristes center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 239.6 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 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 286.6 miles away from Aristes center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 256.6 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and 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)
  • FAMILY HOME MEDICAL (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MOUNT CARMEL, PA)
  • DAVITA - NORTHUMBERLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MT. CARMEL, PA)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NSG FRACKVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRACKVILLE, PA)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRACKVILLE, 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:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 12 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Susquehanna University (about 29 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 31 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 32 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 36 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 38 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 30.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.93
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.9%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Aristes compared to Pennsylvania 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (62%)
  • Coal or coke (25%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

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 Aristes 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 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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