Bigler, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 398.
Males: 203  (51.1%)
Females: 195  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  24.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 16825, 16878, 16881.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,666
Bigler:

$44,666
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,738

Bigler CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $91,500
Bigler:

$91,500
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $113,485; Detached houses: $121,384; Townhouses or other attached units: $85,519; In 2-unit structures: $104,633; Mobile homes: $47,444

Median gross rent in 2015: $863.

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  • Races in Bigler, PA (2010)

    Bigler races chart
    • 38997.7%White alone
    • 30.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.8%Two or more races
    • 30.8%Hispanic

Races in Bigler detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bigler: 95.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (70.9%), Irish (8.4%), German (7.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1669 feet

Bigler,PA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Bigler:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Bigler CDP:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 15.9%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bigler, Pennsylvania as of October 16, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Bigler to the number of sex offenders is 398 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (95.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (179.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wallaceton borough, PA (1.4 miles ), West Decatur, PA (2.0 miles ), Blue Ball, PA (2.0 miles ), Morrisdale, PA (2.2 miles ), Hawk Run, PA (2.6 miles ), Kylertown, PA (2.7 miles ), North Philipsburg, PA (2.7 miles ), Clearfield borough, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.98 N, Longitude: 78.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Bigler household income distribution Bigler home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Community and social service occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Bigler-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Bigler place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 40.4 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

Bigler-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 114.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from Bigler center
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 127.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 288.1 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from Bigler 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 129.0 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 Clearfield County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bigler:

  • MOUNTAIN LAUREL NRC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • KIDNEY CARE SERVICES OF PHILIPSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HHS (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HM HLTH SRVCS (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD COMMUNITY NURSES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • DAVITA - CLEARFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bigler:

  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 27 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 27 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 32 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Saint Francis University (about 38 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Lock Haven University (about 46 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 57 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Forcey Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clearfield 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 2013 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 30.4%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bigler CDP (based on Clearfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,33121
Mainline Protestant15,065101
Evangelical Protestant7,51371
Orthodox5196
Black Protestant1171
Other523
None39,045-
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: 16
Clearfield County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Clearfield County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Clearfield County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearfield County:

30.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
State:

11.5%

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
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 Jefferson County, PA  0.72% ($28,138 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.61% ($30,489)
from Blair County, PA  0.13% ($26,810)


3.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Clearfield County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, PA  0.70% ($28,109 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.50% ($29,865)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.22% ($30,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bigler:

  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WCPA (900 AM; 3 kW; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bigler:

  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WOWQ (102.1 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bigler:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)

Bigler fatal accident list:

Jan 7, 2003 05:35 AM, Sr-53, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 18, 2002 09:15 PM, Sr-53, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 1990 01:00 AM, Twp-550, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 18, 1985 09:40 AM, 00234, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 1985 06:10 PM, 00234, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 300 Yds W Rt 322 250 Yds E Rt 970 (Lat: 40.982278 Lon: -78.305861), Call Sign: WSE632
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.4800 MHzGrant Date: 09/07/1999, Expiration Date: 10/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/01/2005Registrant: Walcoal Inc, Bigler, PA 16825, Phone: (814) 857-7781
  • 166 Tipple Ln (Lat: 40.992778 Lon: -78.318333), Call Sign: WQJQ962
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.625 MHz, 464.425 MHz, 461.462 MHz, 463.662 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2008, Expiration Date: 12/01/2018, Certifier: Allen MccallRegistrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc., 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (844) 272-2070, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Bigler, PA

  • YMCA: 1

Bigler compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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