Atlantic, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 77. Population change since 2000: +79.1%
Males: 38  (50.0%)
Females: 39  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  28.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip code: 16111

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,005 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Atlantic:

$27,005
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,444 (it was $6,534 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,913 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Atlantic:

$64,913
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $75,583; Detached houses: $77,134
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Atlantic: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (60.0%), English (7.5%), Russian (7.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 528 people per square mile   (low).

Atlantic, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Atlantic:

  • High school or higher: 100.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 62.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlantic CDP:

  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 75.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,130

Atlantic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (32.6 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (68.2 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (291.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Adamsville, PA (1.3 miles) , Hartstown, PA (1.9 miles ), Jamestown borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Pymatuning South, PA (2.5 miles ), Conneaut Lake borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Geneva, PA (2.6 miles) , Greenville borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Sheakleyville, PA (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Atlantic household income distribution Atlantic home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (50%)
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (40%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (30%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Atlantic, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Atlantic place center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlantic-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 3.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from Atlantic center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 297.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from Atlantic center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 348.4 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 Crawford County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atlantic topographic map

Birthplace of: Maxwell Anderson - (1888-1959), playwright.

Hospitals and medical centers near Atlantic:

  • SAINT PAUL HOMES (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GREENVILLE, PA)
  • UPMC HORIZON HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, PA)
  • UPMC HORIZON Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, PA)
  • WHITE CLIFF HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, PA)
  • SOUTHERNCARE MEADVILLE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MEADVILLE, PA)
  • DAVITA - MEADVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MEADVILLE, PA)
  • MEADVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; MEADVILLE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlantic:

  • Allegheny College (about 14 miles; Meadville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,249)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)
  • Grove City College (about 28 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Youngstown State University (about 32 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 35 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Mercyhurst University (about 44 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,888)
  • Gannon University (about 45 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,760)

Private elementary/middle schools in Atlantic:

  • TOWER HILL SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 3546 LEACH RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • BRIDGEVIEW AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: KENNARD RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ATLANTIC AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 9778 ATLANTIC RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: LAIRD RD; Grades: 1 - 8)

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Notable location: East Fallowfield Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Crawford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.4. This is about average.

City:

87.4
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.26. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.5%
Average household size:
This place:  3.7 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Atlantic compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Wood (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atlantic CDP (based on Crawford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,87278
Catholic13,27215
Evangelical Protestant11,029103
Other7597
Black Protestant1802
None49,653-
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: 23
Crawford County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Crawford County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Crawford County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 70
Here:

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.3%
State:

11.5%

3.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.73%
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 Erie County, PA  0.82% ($29,060 average AGI)
from Mercer County, PA  0.32% ($24,714)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.30% ($37,206)


4.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Crawford County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Erie County, PA  0.87% ($29,330 average AGI)
to Mercer County, PA  0.38% ($27,244)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.36% ($31,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlantic:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFUN (970 AM; 5 kW; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGW (1490 AM; 1 kW; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWOW (1360 AM; 5 kW; CONNEAUT, OH; Owner: WWOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKW (1440 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPIC (790 AM; 1 kW; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlantic:

  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEXC (107.1 FM; GREENVILLE, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVME (91.9 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCVJ (90.9 FM; JEFFERSON, OH; Owner: AGAPE SCHOOL, INC.)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXXO (104.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMVL (101.7 FM; LINESVILLE, PA; Owner: VILKIE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSE (93.9 FM; FAIRVIEW, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WREO-FM (97.1 FM; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAKZ (95.9 FM; SHARPSVILLE, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WUUZ (107.7 FM; COOPERSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTGP (88.1 FM; GREENVILLE, PA; Owner: THIEL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Atlantic:

  • W52BO (Channel 52; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Chester B Scholl, 3541 Leech Road (Lat: 41.507083 Lon: -80.309722), Type: 89.3, Overall height: 89.3 m
    Registrant: 7249814800, Scholl@scholl.Org, 32 SHENANGO AVE
  • Chester B Scholl, 3541 Leech Road (Lat: 41.507083 Lon: -80.309722), Type: 89.3, Overall height: 89.3 m
    Registrant: 7249814800, Scholl@scholl.Org, 32 SHENANGO AVE

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA3ZTX, Licensee ID: L00485467
    Grant Date: 03/18/2002, Expiration Date: 05/05/2012
    Registrant: James E Wood Ii, Rd 1 Box 213c, Atlantic, PA 16111
  • Call Sign: KA3ZTY, Licensee ID: L00485466
    Grant Date: 03/18/2002, Expiration Date: 05/05/2012
    Registrant: Dora G Wood, Rd 1 Box 213c, Atlantic, PA 16111
  • Call Sign: N3VWA, Licensee ID: L00680579
    Grant Date: 05/03/2005, Expiration Date: 07/29/2015, Certifier: Wilson Gosnell Jr
    Registrant: Wilson Gosnell Jr, 3535 Atlantic Lake Rd, Atlantic, PA 16111

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43778 , Serial Number: 7437, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James B Townsend, 3189 Mcmaster Rd, Atlantic, PA 16111
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94960 , Serial Number: 9360, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James B Townsend, 3189 Mcmaster Rd, Atlantic, PA 16111, Other Owners: Kathleen Townsend

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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