Ashland, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 2,778 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.4%
 
Males: 1,315  (47.4%)
Females: 1,463  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17921, 17945.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,768 (it was $27,234 in 2000)
Ashland:

$33,768
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,247 (it was $15,036 in 2000)

Ashland borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $47,762 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Ashland:

$47,762
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $124,662; Detached houses: $154,794; Townhouses or other attached units: $55,477; In 2-unit structures: $83,787; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,557; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,851; Mobile homes: $43,194

Median gross rent in 2013: $449.

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  • Races in Ashland, PA (2010)

    Ashland races chart
    • 2,74897.6%White alone
    • 271.0%Two or more races
    • 291.0%Hispanic
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Black alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ashland: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (28.3%), German (25.6%), Dutch (8.2%), Polish (6.7%), Italian (5.9%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/13/1857

Land area: 1.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,596 people per square mile   (low).

Ashland,PA real estate house value index trend

Ashland, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland borough:

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ashland, Pennsylvania as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashland to the number of sex offenders is 1,394 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,085 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $985 (2.0%)

Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (37.5 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (83.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fountain Springs, PA (1.1 miles) , Centralia, PA (1.2 miles) , Locustdale, PA (1.3 miles) , Gordon borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Lavelle-Locustdale, PA (1.5 miles ), Lavelle, PA (1.5 miles ), Aristes, PA (1.6 miles ), Wilburton Number Two, PA (1.7 miles) .

Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 76.34 W

Ashland household income distribution Ashland home values distribution

Crime rates in Ashland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0121001130200
per 100,000 0.030.362.131.30.00.032.032.297.40.070.80.00.0
Assaults 5203632094444
per 100,000 152.260.60.093.9188.694.964.10.0292.2129.5141.5142.5144.0
Burglaries 495922917141515171716
per 100,000 121.8272.9155.2281.7691.4284.6544.7451.2487.0485.8601.6605.6576.0
Thefts 33344735424651765442335340
per 100,000 1,004.61,030.91,459.21,095.51,319.91,454.81,634.12,449.21,753.21,360.11,167.71,888.11,439.9
Auto thefts 2524201402051
per 100,000 60.9151.662.1125.262.90.032.0128.90.064.80.0178.136.0
Arson 0000400011002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0125.70.00.00.032.532.40.00.072.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 87.597.596.6105.9149.8101.1133.7155.6199.7124.4144.0167.2134.9

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Crime rate in Ashland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.72
Pennsylvania average:

2.58

Ashland tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -482 (-12.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Ashland, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Ashland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Ashland borough 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 31.3 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashland-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 35.2 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 216.7 miles away from Ashland center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 242.0 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 36.1 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 289.0 miles away from Ashland center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 257.0 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 Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Dennis Joseph Dougherty - Catholic cardinal, Frank Bolick - Baseball player, Janet Asimov - (born 1926), author, Jack Stivetts - Baseball player, Mickey Doolan - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashland:

  • SAINT CATHERINE MEDICAL CENTER FOUNTAIN SPRINGS (101 BROAD STREET)
  • KINGS HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (325 PETER STREET)
  • SAINT CATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (101 BROAD STREET)

Heliports located in Ashland:

Operable nuclear power plants near Ashland:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 10 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Susquehanna University (about 28 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 31 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 34 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 35 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 36 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)

Public high schools in Ashland:

See full list of schools located in Ashland, School District: NORTH SCHUYLKILL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $100,508; Location: 1229 CENTRE ST; 17,261 books; 204 audio materials; 590 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ashland: American Hose Company 1 (A), Washington Fire Company 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ashland Area Historic Preservation Society (318 Center St), Ashland Community Enterprises Inc (Tours & Charters; 19 Oak Sts).

Schuylkill 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 0.2 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 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.93

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashland and their reported violations in the past:

ASHLAND AREA WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 4,200, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-09-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2005. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
ST JOHNS UCC CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.3%
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  59.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.4%
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: 0.7% of all households

Ashland compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 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.

Banks with branches in Ashland (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Ashland Branch at 800-804 Centre Street, branch established on 1964/08/10. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Susquehanna Bank: Ashland Branch at 735 Centre Street, branch established on 1875/06/24. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashland borough (based on Schuylkill County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
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: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Schuylkill County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$18,000$108,0000$0
Other Government Administration 5$16,891$40,5381$660
Police Protection - Officers 6$42,890$85,78010$12,443
Police - Other 1$4,960$59,5200$0
Firefighters 0$0 7$3,808
Streets and Highways 1$6,054$72,6480$0
Health 0$0 3$2,419
Solid Waste Management 2$12,330$73,9800$0
Sewerage 5$26,978$64,7470$0
Water Supply 2$12,330$73,9800$0
Totals for Government 24$140,433$70,21721$19,330

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $87,000 ($31.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $467,000 ($168.11)
    Sewerage: $345,000 ($124.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($59.40)
    Regular Highways: $144,000 ($51.84)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($32.76)
    Fire Protection: $52,000 ($18.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $23,000 ($8.28)
    Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($8.28)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($7.92)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($7.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($5.76)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($1.44)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,074,000 ($386.61)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($13.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($38.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $780,000 ($280.78)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $313,000 ($112.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($50.76)
    Parking Facilities: $28,000 ($10.08)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($7.92)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($2.88)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $47,000 ($16.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($4.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($13.32)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $66,000 ($23.76)
    All Other: $12,000 ($4.32)
    General Support: $3,000 ($1.08)
  • Tax - Property: $377,000 ($135.71)
    Individual Income: $222,000 ($79.91)
    NEC: $62,000 ($22.32)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,793,000 ($645.43)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,745,000 ($628.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,745,000 ($628.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $53,000 ($19.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,740,000 ($626.35)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $116,000 ($41.76)

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
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 Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WISL (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: BASIC LICENSING, INC.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • 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.)
Ashland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ashland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 12,000Total average daily traffic
  • 670Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,050Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Robert C Green, Hilltop South End Of Brough Of Ashland (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 100.3 m
    Registrant: 5706285209, Rcgreen@schmobile.Com, 210 WEST MARKET STREET
  • Robert C Green, Hilltop South End Of Brough Of Ashland (Lat: 40.773333 Lon: -76.354194), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 100.3 m
    Registrant: 5706285209, Rcgreen@schmobile.Com, 210 WEST MARKET STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Ashland Hospital Route 61 (Lat: 40.770361 Lon: -76.329944), Call Sign: WXR349
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2003, Expiration Date: 11/15/2013
    Registrant: 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5556, Fax: (570) 628-6666, Email:
  • Rt 901 2 Mi S I81 (Lat: 40.700083 Lon: -76.319111), Call Sign: WNCK985
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2000, Expiration Date: 05/09/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant: Walter R Lindenmuth, Ashland, PA 17921, Phone: (717) 875-3546
  • 38 Line St (Lat: 40.774444 Lon: -76.294278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQHC816
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3200 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2007, Expiration Date: 06/28/2017, Certifier: Thomas Kowalonek
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ASHLAND, Rte 61 Butler (Lat: 40.782028 Lon: -76.280778), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WMS770
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2007, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • On Sr-61 1 Mile Se Of (Lat: 40.770361 Lon: -76.329944), Call Sign: KGA589
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.180 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5559, Fax: (570) 622-6666, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA3JUO
    Grant Date: 08/11/1987, Expiration Date: 08/11/1997, Cancellation Date: 08/16/1999
    Registrant: John F Clarke, 901 Walnut St, Ashland, PA 17921
  • Call Sign: KA3RUY
    Grant Date: 03/13/1997, Expiration Date: 03/13/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2009
    Registrant: Albert D Johnson, 1526 Walnut St, Ashland, PA 17921
  • Call Sign: WB3CRM, Licensee ID: L01207337
    Grant Date: 10/31/2006, Expiration Date: 10/31/2016
    Registrant: John E Holleran, 15 Whites Lane, Ashland, PA 17921
  • Call Sign: W3CK, Previous Call Sign: KA3UTW, Licensee ID: L00211550
    Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2020, Certifier: Mark A Barket
    Registrant: Mark A Barket, 745 Fountain St, Ashland, PA 17921
  • Call Sign: KB3NXT, Licensee ID: L01183797
    Grant Date: 08/18/2006, Expiration Date: 08/18/2016, Certifier: Joseph J Konas
    Registrant: Joseph J Konas, 28 Silver St, Ashland, PA 17921

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32305 , Serial Number: 28-7525047, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce R Mccormick, 467 Malones Rd, Ashland, PA 17921
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 340A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 340ST , Serial Number: 340A0528, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): N340st LLC, 79 Country Club Rd, Ashland, PA 17921

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 26

Incident types - Ashland

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