Arlington Heights, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 6,333. Population change since 2000: +23.4%
Males: 2,917  (46.1%)
Females: 3,416  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18301, 18360.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,515 (it was $44,111 in 2000)
Arlington Heights:

$55,515
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,305 (it was $22,831 in 2000)

Arlington Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $167,184 (it was $121,300 in 2000)
Arlington Heights:

$167,184
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $267,898; Detached houses: $275,444; Townhouses or other attached units: $252,985

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,150.

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  • Races in Arlington Heights, PA (2016)

    Arlington Heights races chart
    • 3,51665.9%White alone
    • 59711.2%Black alone
    • 5099.5%Hispanic
    • 4989.3%Asian alone
    • 2534.7%Two or more races
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Arlington Heights: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.9%), Italian (7.8%), Polish (5.7%), Irish (4.6%), American (4.5%), Guyanese (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 5.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,200 people per square mile   (low).

Arlington Heights,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Arlington Heights:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arlington Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

754 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 3.1% Europe, 2.5% Africa, 1.5% Asia).

This place:

14.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $5,291 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,886 (2.0%)

Arlington Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (27.4 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (56.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (66.5 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Stroudsburg borough, PA (1.1 miles ), East Stroudsburg borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Penn Estates, PA (1.7 miles ), Delaware Water Gap borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Columbia, NJ (2.8 miles ), Portland borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Hainesburg, NJ (2.9 miles) , Roseto borough, PA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 41.00 N, Longitude: 75.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Arlington Heights household income distribution Arlington Heights home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Arlington Heights, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Arlington Heights place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 21.4 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arlington Heights-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 63.7 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 208.8 miles away from Arlington Heights 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 252.6 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 62.8 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 271.9 miles away from Arlington Heights 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 27.9 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 Monroe County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arlington Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Arlington Heights:

  • EXTENDED HM CARE SERV (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE EAST STROUDSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • LAUREL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • MEDICAL HOME CARE AFFILIATES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • POCONO MEDICAL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • VNA HOSPICE OF MONROE COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arlington Heights:

  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 2 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,195)
  • Lafayette College (about 21 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Centenary College (about 23 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 24 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 24 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,402)
  • Lehigh University (about 29 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 32 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

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Notable locations in Arlington Heights: Jamesway Plaza (A), Stroud Township Fire Company Main Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Arlington Heights include: Berean Church (A), Beakleyville Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Arlington Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flagler Run (A), Big Meadow Run (B), Little Pocono Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Monroe 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 84.7. This is about average.

City:

84.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.678. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.678
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.3%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Black residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Arlington Heights travel time to work - commute Arlington Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arlington Heights CDP (based on Monroe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,65010
Evangelical Protestant15,36349
Mainline Protestant15,12846
Other3,43714
Orthodox5803
None93,684-
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: 29
Monroe County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Monroe County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Monroe County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Here:

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Arlington Heights:

52.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Arlington Heights:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Arlington Heights:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Arlington Heights:

59.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Arlington Heights:

78.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Arlington Heights, PA Residents

5.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($281 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Northampton County, PA  0.45% ($40,115 average AGI)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($53,566)
from Pike County, PA  0.29% ($27,328)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northampton County, PA  0.51% ($41,886 average AGI)
to Carbon County, PA  0.25% ($32,936)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.23% ($26,945)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arlington Heights:

  • WVPO (840 AM; daytime; 0 kW; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arlington Heights:

  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W247AE (97.3 FM; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W232AM (94.3 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION ASSOCIATION)
  • WESS (90.3 FM; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Arlington Heights:

  • W60AH (Channel 60; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64AL (Channel 64; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W66AL (Channel 66; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJB2 (Channel 58; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 100,393Total average daily traffic
  • 13,661Total average daily truck traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Arlington Heights compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Arlington Heights on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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