For population 25 years and over in Big Run:
For population 15 years and over in Big Run borough:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $992 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (68.3 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (207.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Punxsutawney borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Rossiter, PA (2.4 miles ), Troutville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Sykesville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Reynoldsville borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Mahaffey borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Glen Campbell borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Sandy, PA (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 40.97 N, Longitude: 78.88 W
Area code: 814
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-1.9%).
Work and jobs in Big Run: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Big Run, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Big Run-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Big Run borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 33.3 miles away from the borough center killed 7 people and injured 30 people.
Earthquake activity:Big Run-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% 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 86.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from Big Run 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 Jefferson County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Big Run:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Run:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.2%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Big Run compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Big Run (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Big Run government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,958 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:
4.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,275 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 Big Run:
Strongest FM radio stations in Big Run:
TV broadcast stations around Big Run:
Big Run fatal accident list:
Sep 3, 1999 01:55 PM, Us-119, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1994 01:30 PM, 119, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
May 14, 1988 09:00 PM, 119, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 17, 1976 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,863
Total average daily truck traffic: 674
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,502
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: