For population 25 years and over in Bear Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Bear Lake borough:
4 residents are foreign born ().
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,220 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (30.5 miles , pop. 103,717).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (71.4 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (266.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Clymer, NY (2.3 miles ), Harmony, NY (2.4 miles ), Panama, NY (2.4 miles ), Corry, PA (2.9 miles ), Sugar Grove borough, PA (2.9 miles ), North Harmony, NY (3.2 miles ), French Creek, NY (3.3 miles ), Sherman, NY (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 79.51 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 716
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Average climate in Bear Lake, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bear Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Bear Lake borough center .
On 6/2/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bear Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 90% 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 57.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Bear Lake 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 66.8 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 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from Bear Lake center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Warren County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bear Lake:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bear Lake:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.4%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Bear Lake compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bear Lake (based on Warren County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bear Lake government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,647 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,118 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Bear Lake:
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TV broadcast stations around Bear Lake:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bear Lake, PA