Berrysburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 364 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 177  (48.8%)
Females: 187  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17005, 17023.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,414 (it was $33,281 in 2000)
Berrysburg:

$45,414
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,164 (it was $17,269 in 2000)

Berrysburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,613 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Berrysburg:

$97,613
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $629.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Berrysburg: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (62.6%), Irish (6.1%), Dutch (5.4%), United States (4.5%), English (3.8%), Russian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/14/1869

Elevation: 719 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 534 people per square mile   (low).

Berrysburg,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Berrysburg:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berrysburg borough:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,331 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $950 (1.3%)

Berrysburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (47.2 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (90.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (97.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pillow borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Elizabethville borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Gratz borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Dalmatia, PA (2.4 miles ), Lykens borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Port Trevorton, PA (2.7 miles ), Herndon borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Wiconsico, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 76.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

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

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-6.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Berrysburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Berrysburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Berrysburg borough center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 30.3 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berrysburg-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 44.9 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 196.8 miles away from Berrysburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 263.9 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 46.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 236.9 miles away from Berrysburg 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 311.5 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 Dauphin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Berrysburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Dave Hoover - Comic book artist and animator.

Hospitals and medical centers near Berrysburg:

  • KEPLER HOME, INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MILLERSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MILLERSBURG, PA)
  • MANOR AT SUSQUEHANNA VILLAGE,THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MILLERSBURG, PA)
  • NIPPLE CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LIVERPOOL, PA)
  • LOVING CARE NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • DAVITA - SELINSGROVE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berrysburg:

  • Susquehanna University (about 14 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,495)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 22 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Bucknell University (about 25 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 28 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 31 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Messiah College (about 33 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 34 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Church in Berrysburg New Hope in Christ at Maranatha Chapel Web page www.nhicamc.faithweb.com

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Notable location: Berrysburg and Community Fire Company Station 26 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dauphin 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 2012 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.227. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.96
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.273. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

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

ST JOHNS LUTH CH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
SCHAIMO ITALIAN RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.6%
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  69.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Berrysburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • 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:

8.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Coal or coke (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Berrysburg borough (based on Dauphin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant43,691122
Catholic39,73916
Evangelical Protestant27,374164
Other10,39026
Black Protestant6,46431
Orthodox6895
None139,753-
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: 51
Dauphin County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Dauphin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Dauphin County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
Here:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dauphin County:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
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 0$0 1$55
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$423
Sewerage 0$0 6$707
Totals for Government 0$0 16$1,185

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($16.48)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($5.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($5.49)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $21,000 ($57.69)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($21.98)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($16.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($5.49)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($2.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,000 ($5.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($10.99)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($54.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($5.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($30.22)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.75)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $26,000 ($71.43)
    Property: $4,000 ($10.99)
    NEC: $3,000 ($8.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $188,000 ($516.48)

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.92% ($38,308 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.38% ($42,571)
from Lebanon County, PA  0.38% ($39,491)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.14% ($42,077 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.42% ($41,207)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.40% ($42,322)

Strongest AM radio stations in Berrysburg:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berrysburg:

  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)

TV broadcast stations around Berrysburg:

  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Berrysburg)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N3GEW, Licensee ID: L00591811
    Grant Date: 10/26/1998, Expiration Date: 10/26/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2002
    Registrant: Leroy A Moppin Jr, 205 S 2nd St, Berrysburg, PA 17005-0018
  • Call Sign: W3BBT, Previous Call Sign: N3GEW, Licensee ID: L00591811
    Grant Date: 10/05/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Leroy A Moppin Jr
    Registrant: Leroy A Moppin Jr, 205 S 2nd St, Berrysburg, PA 17005-0011

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0251.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Berrysburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles979.1 years
Mary678.0 years
Harry482.5 years
Warren477.0 years
John389.7 years
Mark370.3 years
Albert279.5 years
Elvin261.0 years
Dorothy286.0 years
Grace285.5 years
Most common last names in Berrysburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1277.7 years
Lower577.0 years
Troutman471.5 years
Henninger385.7 years
Kocher377.3 years
Deibler392.3 years
Hain384.0 years
Schreffler373.0 years
Wade372.3 years
Stine380.4 years
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