Atwood, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 103 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 61  (59.3%)
Females: 42  (40.7%)
Median resident age:

53.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15732, 16249.

Atwood Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,218 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Atwood:

$63,218
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,984 (it was $12,026 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $141,525 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Atwood:

$141,525
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $188,341; detached houses: $187,957

Median gross rent in 2019: $799.

March 2019 cost of living index in Atwood: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.6%

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Ancestries: German (47.4%), Irish (26.3%), American (21.1%), Slovak (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 1230 feet

Land area: 2.10 square miles.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (very low).

Atwood, Pennsylvania map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,469 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,532 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (43.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (223.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rural Valley borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Plumville borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Elderton borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Creekside borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Shelocta, PA (2.6 miles),
Ernest borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Dayton borough, PA (3.0 miles ),
Smicksburg, PA (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 79.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in Atwood, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Atwood, PA in 2019

Atwood satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Atwood, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (13.0%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (8.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.7%)
  • Wood products (8.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.7%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (8.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.5%)
  • Machinery (17.6%)
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (11.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Atwood, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
  • Financial managers (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.7%)
  • Carpenters (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Accountants and auditors (17.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.8%)
  • Financial managers (11.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (11.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.8%)

Average climate in Atwood, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Atwood, Pennsylvania average temperatures Atwood, Pennsylvania average precipitation Atwood, Pennsylvania humidity Atwood, Pennsylvania wind speed Atwood, Pennsylvania snowfall Atwood, Pennsylvania sunshine Atwood, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.8. This is about average.

City:

69.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.69
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.666. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.666
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.82
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Atwood-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Atwood borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 43.0 miles away from the borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 59% 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 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 208.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from the city center
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 172.1 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 305.5 miles away from Atwood center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from Atwood 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 Armstrong County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atwood:

  • SCENERY HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • HERITAGE VISITING NURSE'S AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • INDIAN HAVEN/INDIANA CTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • COMMUNITIES AT INDIAN HAVEN, (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • INDIANA PRESBYTERIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • JULIA POUND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • DCI OF INDIANA (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atwood:

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 11 miles; Indiana, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,471)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 22 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • Seton Hill University (about 35 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Butler County Community College (about 35 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Saint Francis University (about 38 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 39 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

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Armstrong County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

72.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Atwood:

Marital status in Atwood, PA
  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Atwood:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atwood, PA (based on Armstrong County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,88678
Catholic11,96111
Evangelical Protestant6,90963
Orthodox--
Other-2
None32,185-
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: 18
Here:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Armstrong County:

29.7%
State:

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

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

40.0%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.4%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Atwood:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.4%
State:

20.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Atwood:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Atwood:

22.1%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Atwood:

55.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Atwood:

82.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atwood, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$56
Totals for Government 0$0 2$56

3.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.93% ($34,070 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.67% ($41,600)
from Butler County, PA  0.57% ($48,503)


4.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.92% ($36,039 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.82% ($43,595)
to Butler County, PA  0.52% ($48,601)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atwood:

  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WDAD (1450 AM; 1 kW; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTYM (1380 AM; 1 kW; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atwood:

  • WQMU (92.5 FM; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, PA; Owner: LONGO MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYTR (103.3 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPCL (97.3 FM; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INCORPORATED)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WOWQ (102.1 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBRX (94.3 FM; PATTON, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPXZ-FM (104.1 FM; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WHPA (93.5 FM; BARNESBORO, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES INC.)
  • WMKX (105.5 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: STRATTAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atwood:

  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.5mTotal length
  • $870,000Total costs
  • 7,784Total average daily traffic
  • 1,099Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,026Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Atwood, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$96,7601$101,1301$27,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$129,9600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9807.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Atwood, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Atwood, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atwood, PA
  • 89.1%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atwood, PA
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Atwood compared to Pennsylvania 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 below 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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