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Dauphin County

Population in 2012: 368 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 

Males: 177  (48.1%)
Females: 191  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  43.3 years

Zip codes: 17005, 17023.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $41,601 (it was $33,281 in 2000)
Berrysburg:

$41,601
Pennsylvania:

$50,228
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,986

Berrysburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $86,120 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Berrysburg:

$86,120
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $99,755; Detached houses: $103,289; Townhouses or other attached units: $41,260; In 2-unit structures: $179,682; Mobile homes: $53,904

Median gross rent in 2011: $572.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Berrysburg: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (62.4%), Dutch (8.0%), English (6.4%), United States (5.2%), Irish (4.9%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/14/1869

Elevation: 719 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 540 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Berrysburg:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berrysburg borough:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

0 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.0%
Pennsylvania:  5.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,339 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,077 (1.7%)

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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 ), Lykens borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Port Trevorton, PA (2.7 miles ), Herndon borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Klingerstown, PA (2.7 miles) , Millersburg borough, PA (3.0 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 July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-6.1%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Construction (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (1%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (19%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Berrysburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 36% greater 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 slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 84% 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 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 Berrysburg center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Berrysburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 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.

Political contributions by individuals in Berrysburg, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berrysburg:

  • Susquehanna University (about 14 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,187)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 22 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Bucknell University (about 25 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 29 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Messiah College (about 33 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 34 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Dickinson College (about 35 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)

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
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.7. This is worse than average.
City:

39.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.167
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.67
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.0%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Berrysburg, PA


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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Berrysburg travel time to work - commute


Berrysburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Coal or coke (16%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Berrysburg (based on Dauphin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.54%
Here49.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents33.2%17.4%13.3%4.7%4.5%
Congregations6.2%21.8%14.5%6.2%3.6%
NameJewish General Conference Churches of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.0%2.6%2.6%2.0%15.7%
Congregations1.8%6.2%1.5%2.5%35.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
Pennsylvania:

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
Here:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dauphin County:

30.9%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$82
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$678
Totals for Government 0$0 13$760

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($16.30)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($5.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($5.43)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $21,000 ($57.07)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($21.74)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($16.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($5.43)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($2.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,000 ($5.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($10.87)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($54.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($5.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($29.89)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.72)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $26,000 ($70.65)
    Property: $4,000 ($10.87)
    NEC: $3,000 ($8.15)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $188,000 ($510.87)

6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cumberland County, PA  1.08% ($36,392 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.44% ($36,810)
from York County, PA  0.44% ($31,613)


5.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.22% ($40,564 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.49% ($43,425)
to York County, PA  0.41% ($38,885)

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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