Blain, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 263 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 131  (49.8%)
Females: 132  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17006.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,740 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Blain:

$49,740
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,631 (it was $16,223 in 2000)

Blain borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,074 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Blain:

$130,074
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $181,923; detached houses: $180,889

Median gross rent in 2019: $768.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blain: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.8%

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  • Races in Blain, PA (2019)
    • 27396.5%White alone
    • 41.4%American Indian alone
    • 31.1%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Blain, Pennsylvania as of January 29, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blain is 71 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (43.5%), American (32.9%), Irish (6.2%), European (5.0%), Italian (4.3%), Pennsylvania German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/03/1877

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 745 people per square mile   (low).

Blain, Pennsylvania map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,511 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,305 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (63.2 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (85.6 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (127.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

East Rutherford, PA (2.3 miles),
Landisburg, PA (3.3 miles),
Newville borough, PA (3.6 miles ),
Newburg borough, PA (3.7 miles ),
Longfellow, PA (3.8 miles ),
Port Royal borough, PA (3.9 miles ),
Plainfield, PA (3.9 miles ),
Mattawana, PA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.34 N, Longitude: 77.51 W

Area code: 717

Distribution of median household income in Blain, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Blain, PA in 2019
Blain satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Blain, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.8%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (10.1%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (21.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (18.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (9.1%)
  • Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers (6.1%)
  • Food (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Blain, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Carpenters (10.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Cashiers (12.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)

Average climate in Blain, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Blain, Pennsylvania average temperatures Blain, Pennsylvania average precipitation Blain, Pennsylvania humidity Blain, Pennsylvania wind speed Blain, Pennsylvania snowfall Blain, Pennsylvania sunshine Blain, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.5. This is about average.

City:

71.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 0.468. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Blain-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Blain borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.5 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) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from Blain 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 77.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 209.7 miles away from Blain 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 79.3 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 298.2 miles away from Blain 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 Perry County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blain:

  • SWAIM HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEWVILLE, PA)
  • MALTA HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRANVILLE, PA)

Amtrak station near Blain:

  • 18 miles: LEWISTON (LEWISTOWN, HELEN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blain:

  • Dickinson College (about 19 miles; Carlisle, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,505)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Messiah College (about 31 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 34 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 37 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Gettysburg College (about 38 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 39 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)

Public elementary/middle school in Blain:

  • BLAIN EL SCH (Students: 303, Location: 132 BLAIN RD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Blain:

  • CLARKS RUN SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 100 CLARKS RUN RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • FOWLERS HOLLOW SCHOOL (Students: 17, Location: 2811 FOWLER HOLLOW RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Blain

Library in Blain:

  • COMMUNITY LIB OF W PERRY CO (Operating income: $33,247; Location: 104 E. MAIN ST.; 8,863 books; 83 audio materials; 317 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 14 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Blain Fire Company / Blain Ambulance Association (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BLAIN WATER CO (Population served: 321, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN VIEW CAMPS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2007), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2008), St BCA signed (FEB-27-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
LOYSVILLE COUNTRY RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-29-2013 and AUG-29-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-30-2012 and OCT-30-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.8 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

77.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Blain (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Landisburg: Blain Branch at 242 East Main Street, branch established on 1903/10/19. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $250.4 mil, Deposits: $207.8 mil, headquarters in Landisburg, PA, positive income, 3 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Blain:

Marital status in Blain, PA
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Blain:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Blain
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blain, PA (based on Perry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,52756
Evangelical Protestant4,71450
Catholic2,0003
Other3462
None29,382-
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: 10
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Perry County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blain:

48.8%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blain:

44.7%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Blain:

30.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blain:

23.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

19.6%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blain:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blain:

45.0%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blain, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$377
Water Supply 0$0 2$314
Totals for Government 0$0 10$691

Blain government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($140.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000 ($110.27)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($91.25)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($64.64)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($53.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($3.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($41.83)

Blain government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,000 ($7.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($11.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($3.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $59,000 ($224.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($38.02)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $19,000 ($72.24)
    Property: $3,000 ($11.41)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000 ($11.41)

Blain government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $287,000 ($1091.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $287,000 ($1091.25)

Blain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $323,000 ($1228.14)

4.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  1.43% ($45,160 average AGI)
from Dauphin County, PA  1.11% ($43,407)
from York County, PA  0.34% ($49,364)


5.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.60% ($41,641 average AGI)
to Dauphin County, PA  1.03% ($39,874)
to Juniata County, PA  0.31% ($35,017)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blain:

  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blain:

  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blain:

  • W12CA (Channel 12; ELLIOTTSBURG, PA; Owner: HEIRLOOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)

Blain fatal accident list:

Aug 30, 2002 01:18 PM, Sr-274, Lat: 40.335439, Lon: -77.517448, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 15, 1999 06:20 AM, Sr-274, Lat: 40.338569, Lon: -77.512494, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 1998 01:58 PM, Sr-274, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.3mTotal length
  • $1,709,000Total costs
  • 1,963Total average daily traffic
  • 238Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,985Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blain, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blain, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blain)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Big Knob Tuscarora State Forest 12000 Ft Nw (Lat: 40.358694 Lon: -77.546667), Call Sign: KXM889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.755 MHz, 154.920 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.505 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2012, Expiration Date: 05/06/2022, Registrant: State Police Bcis, 8001 Bretz Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 787-8596, Fax: (717) 705-4050, Email:
  • Perr01, Big Knob 3kms Nw Of (Lat: 40.358694 Lon: -77.546944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPQE479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 853.137 MHz, 853.500 MHz, 853.812 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2015, Expiration Date: 06/14/2025, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • PERR01, 651.7big Knob @ Little Valley & Kansas Valley Roads, 2 Miles Northwest Of (Lat: 40.358000 Lon: -77.547917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQIE497,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.462 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2017, Expiration Date: 01/17/2028, Certifier: Charles Leto, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, Big Knob Conococheague Mt (Lat: 40.358389 Lon: -77.546083), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WNTM421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.068 MHz, 952.068 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/1992, Expiration Date: 02/25/1997, Cancellation Date: 01/19/1995, Phone: (919) 545-2223
  • PERR01, Big Knob, 2miles Nw Of (Lat: 40.358611 Lon: -77.546944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPQR280,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2020, Expiration Date: 08/28/2030, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr., Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • BIG KNOB, 2.1 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.358333 Lon: -77.546111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQLQ397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2020, Expiration Date: 03/29/2030, Certifier: D J Bolton, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 8932 Suite D Milford Haven Court, Lorton, VA 22199, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Fax: (703) 372-5176, Email:
  • BLAIN, 651.7big Knob @ Little Valley & Kansas Valley Roads, 2 Miles Northwest Of (Lat: 40.358000 Lon: -77.547917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQYB498,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2016, Expiration Date: 08/08/2026, Certifier: Richard T Fultz, Registrant: Compros, Inc., 400 Highland Ave., Altoona, PA 16602, Phone: (814) 946-8100, Fax: (814) 942-7064, Email:
  • STATION, Big Know In Tuscarora State Forest 12000ft Nw Of (Lat: 40.358667 Lon: -77.546639), Overall height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WAV710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2192.80 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/1999, Expiration Date: 11/17/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/31/2008, Registrant: State Police Technical Support Division, 7820 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112-3765, Phone: (717) 540-5020, Fax: (717) 540-5030, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N3NRS, Licensee ID: L00683366, Grant Date: 12/12/1994, Expiration Date: 11/09/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2005, Registrant: Guy N Shanafelter, Blain, PA 17006-0163
  • Call Sign: N3URB, Licensee ID: L00693480, Grant Date: 07/08/2016, Expiration Date: 07/08/2026, Registrant: Loretta H Hall, 3460 Fowler Hollow Rd, Blain, PA 17006
  • Call Sign: N3VLT, Licensee ID: L00690505, Grant Date: 06/23/2016, Expiration Date: 06/23/2026, Registrant: David J Hall, 3460 Fowler Hollow Rd, Blain, PA 17006
  • Call Sign: W2BE, Previous Call Sign: KE2OP, Licensee ID: L00218631, Grant Date: 08/17/2016, Expiration Date: 11/04/2026, Certifier: Bruce W Eichmann Sr, Registrant: Bruce W Eichmann Sr, 910 Lower Buckridge Road, Blain, PA 17006
  • Call Sign: KC3PNR, Licensee ID: L02356877, Grant Date: 06/30/2020, Expiration Date: 06/30/2030, Certifier: Charles W Dodson Jr, Registrant: Charles W Dodson Jr, 5040 Back Hollow Rd, Blain, PA 17006

Most common first names in Blain, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1378.5 years
John1180.5 years
Robert1070.4 years
William981.2 years
David868.9 years
George576.6 years
Grace584.4 years
James565.0 years
Wayne465.7 years
Lottie492.7 years
Most common last names in Blain, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2079.8 years
Gutshall1778.8 years
Anderson680.5 years
Shambaugh685.5 years
Shanafelter661.9 years
Hockenberry576.8 years
Flickinger569.8 years
Bower586.4 years
Robinson584.8 years
Snyder572.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blain, PA
  • 48.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.1%Coal or coke
  • 15.8%Wood
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blain, PA
  • 35.3%Coal or coke
  • 29.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Electricity


Blain compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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