Beurys Lake, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 124. Population change since 2000: -6.8%
Males: 75  (60.7%)
Females: 49  (39.3%)
Median resident age:  57.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip code: 17921

Estimated median household income in 2016: $66,462 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Beurys Lake:

$66,462
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $38,874 (it was $24,247 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $89,706 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Beurys Lake:

$89,706
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $95,577; Detached houses: $97,625

Median gross rent in 2016: $541.

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    • 10.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Beurys Lake: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.6%), Irish (17.4%), Dutch (8.7%), Pennsylvania German (8.7%), Italian (4.3%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 319 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Beurys Lake:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beurys Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,394 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,397 (1.4%)

Beurys Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (35.3 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (81.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Buck Run, PA (1.7 miles ), Gordon borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Lavelle, PA (1.8 miles ), Lavelle-Locustdale, PA (1.8 miles ), Locustdale, PA (2.0 miles) , Forestville, PA (2.1 miles ), Branchdale, PA (2.1 miles ), Fountain Springs, PA (2.2 miles) .

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 76.38 W

Beurys Lake household income distribution Beurys Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Average climate in Beurys Lake, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beurys Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Beurys Lake place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 30.1 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beurys Lake-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 32.3 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 216.0 miles away from Beurys Lake center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 246.8 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 33.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 256.3 miles away from Beurys Lake 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 293.8 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 Schuylkill County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beurys Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Beurys Lake:

  • SAINT CATHERINE MEDICAL CENTER FOUNTAIN SPRINGS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • KINGS HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • TREMONT NURSING CT ICF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TREMONT, PA)
  • TREMONT HEALTH AND REHABILITAT (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TREMONT, PA)
  • FAMILY HOME MEDICAL (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MOUNT CARMEL, PA)
  • DAVITA - NORTHUMBERLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MT. CARMEL, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beurys Lake:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 9 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Susquehanna University (about 27 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 32 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 33 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 35 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Albright College (about 35 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)

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Schuylkill 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 2007 was 30.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.91
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.2%
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Beurys Lake travel time to work - commute Beurys Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Beurys Lake CDP (based on Schuylkill County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
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: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Schuylkill County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
State:

11.5%

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
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 Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beurys Lake:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISL (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: BASIC LICENSING, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beurys Lake:

  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beurys Lake:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Coal or coke (44%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Beurys Lake compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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