Blakely, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 6,475 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.9%
 
Males: 3,027  (46.8%)
Females: 3,448  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  51.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18452.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,764 (it was $35,308 in 2000)
Blakely:

$38,764
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,597 (it was $17,979 in 2000)

Blakely borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,513 (it was $92,200 in 2000)
Blakely:

$140,513
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $147,787; Detached houses: $153,523; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,107; In 2-unit structures: $76,829

Median gross rent in 2013: $618.

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  • Races in Blakely, PA (2010)

    Blakely races chart
    • 6,26595.4%White alone
    • 1161.8%Hispanic
    • 631.0%Black alone
    • 590.9%Two or more races
    • 450.7%Asian alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.09%Other race alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blakely: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (23.7%), Polish (15.3%), Irish (12.7%), German (9.5%), Slovak (5.3%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/27/1867

Elevation: 802 feet

Land area: 3.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,675 people per square mile   (low).

Blakely,PA real estate house value index trend

Blakely, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Blakely:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blakely borough:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

447 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe).

This borough:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Blakely, Pennsylvania as of December 05, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Blakely to the number of sex offenders is 6,549 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,316 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,488 (1.2%)

Blakely satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (6.2 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (89.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (97.7 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Olyphant borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Jessup borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Dickson City borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Archbald borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Throop borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Jermyn borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Chinchilla, PA (2.1 miles ), Dunmore borough, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -647 (-9.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 371 (15.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Blakely household income distribution Blakely home values distribution

Property values in Blakely, PA


Crime rates in Blakely by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0002001011000
per 100,000 0.00.00.029.20.00.014.80.014.915.20.00.00.0
Robberies 0631400112101
per 100,000 0.086.743.414.658.60.00.014.914.930.415.20.015.4
Assaults 1331132022222
per 100,000 14.243.443.414.614.744.229.60.029.830.430.530.630.7
Burglaries 16779718111514211716
per 100,000 14.286.7101.3102.1131.9103.2266.1163.7223.3212.6319.8259.7245.6
Thefts 40364296394660787777767485
per 100,000 566.7520.5608.11,400.6571.6678.3886.91,161.11,146.51,169.31,157.31,130.61,304.9
Auto thefts 2134323241051
per 100,000 28.314.543.458.444.029.544.329.859.615.20.076.415.4
Arson 0003012102001
per 100,000 0.00.00.043.80.014.729.614.90.030.40.00.015.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 30.366.259.7103.959.248.179.668.393.595.283.779.885.9

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Crime rate in Blakely detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -215 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Blakely, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blakely-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Blakely borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 28.5 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blakely-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 182.4 miles away from the city 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 82.9 miles away from Blakely 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 228.5 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 248.8 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 82.7 miles away from Blakely center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 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 Lackawanna County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blakely topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Sienkiewicz - Writer, Stan Palys - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Blakely:

  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE NORTHEAST (200 THIRD STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Blakely:

  • MID VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; PECKVILLE, PA)
  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 1 miles away; PECKVILLE, PA)
  • LAURELS HEALTH AND REHAB AT MID VALLEY, THE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PECKVILLE, PA)
  • LACKAWANNA HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; OLYPHANT, PA)
  • VNA HOSPICE AND HOME HEALTH OF LACKAWANNA (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OLYPHANT, PA)
  • REVOLUTIONARY HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; OLYPHANT, PA)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; EYNON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blakely:

  • Marywood University (about 4 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Scranton (about 7 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Misericordia University (about 22 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • King's College (about 22 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 23 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 29 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 41 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Private elementary/middle school in Blakely:

  • RIVER VALLEY WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 138, Location: 1395 BRIDGETON HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)

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Notable locations in Blakely: Peckville (A), Blakely Hose Company 2 (B), Wilson Fire Company 1 Station 20 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Prospect Hill Cemetery (1), Holy Ghost Cemetery (2), Saint Nicholas Cemetery (3), Saint Michaels Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Wildcat Creek (A), Sterry Creek (B), West Branch Tinklepaugh Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lackawanna 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 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0839
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.537
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.1% for Black residents, 49.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  61.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
284 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
395 people in nursing homes in 2000

Blakely, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Blakely travel time to work - commute Blakely mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blakely borough (based on Lackawanna County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic96,14058
Mainline Protestant18,72872
Evangelical Protestant11,04758
Other4,71013
Orthodox2,52615
Black Protestant5692
None80,717-
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: 42
Lackawanna County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Lackawanna County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Lackawanna County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blakely:

52.8%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.2%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Blakely:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blakely:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blakely:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blakely:

34.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blakely, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$3,667
Other Government Administration 1$8,105$97,26012$7,152
Police Protection - Officers 3$21,487$85,94818$41,617
Police - Other 0$0 22$42,574
Streets and Highways 2$11,047$66,2820$0
Solid Waste Management 5$35,062$84,1491$4,547
Parks and Recreation 1$4,566$54,7920$0
Electric Power 5$30,909$74,1821$4,040
Other and Unallocable 1$3,815$45,7800$0
Totals for Government 18$114,991$76,66157$103,597

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,828,000 ($591.20)
    Electric Utilities: $1,782,000 ($275.21)
    Regular Highways: $416,000 ($64.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000 ($56.68)
    Police Protection: $302,000 ($46.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $197,000 ($30.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $181,000 ($27.95)
    Fire Protection: $155,000 ($23.94)
    Financial Administration: $115,000 ($17.76)
    Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($10.81)
    Sewerage: $69,000 ($10.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $66,000 ($10.19)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($9.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($3.71)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($0.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,016,000 ($156.91)
    Benefit Payments: $85,000 ($13.13)
    Withdrawals: $6,000 ($0.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $591,000 ($91.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $70,000 ($10.81)
    Electric Utilities: $69,000 ($10.66)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($3.55)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($0.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $957,000 ($147.80)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $3,959,000 ($611.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $302,000 ($46.64)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $54,000 ($8.34)
    Interest Revenue: $45,000 ($6.95)
    Local Employee Contribution: $31,000 ($4.79)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $104,000 ($16.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $312,000 ($48.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $135,000 ($20.85)
    Highways: $114,000 ($17.61)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($3.86)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $508,000 ($78.46)
    NEC: $67,000 ($10.35)

Blakely government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,135,000 ($1719.69)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $14,856,000 ($2294.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,197,000 ($1574.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,794,000 ($2439.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $113,000 ($17.45)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,925,000 ($606.18)

3.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.55% ($35,214 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.33% ($37,330)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.19% ($41,178)


3.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.62% ($33,801 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.26% ($35,798)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.15% ($34,320)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blakely:

  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blakely:

  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Blakely:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Blakely fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Blakely fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 45,073Total average daily traffic
  • 938Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mid Valley Hospital Main Street (Lat: 41.484250 Lon: -75.581583), Call Sign: WSL420
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.040 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2014, Expiration Date: 09/06/2024Registrant: Apco International, Inc., 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Route 6 Affordable, Lat: 41.480778 Lon: -75.617917, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQIS792
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Certifier: David E KartchnerRegistrant: Conxx Inc, 434 N Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502, Phone: (888) 992-6699, Fax: (888) 992-6699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB6RIH, Licensee ID: L00367630, Grant Date: 06/23/2007, Expiration Date: 09/03/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/09/2008, Certifier: Lee F Rominger, Registrant: Lee F Rominger, 411 Second Street, Blakely, PA 18447-1217
  • Call Sign: N3UVU, Licensee ID: L00438749, Grant Date: 03/11/2005, Expiration Date: 03/27/2015, Registrant: James M Mc Elroy, 222 Third St Rear, Blakely, PA 18447
  • Call Sign: KB3SHP, Licensee ID: L01467745, Grant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 02/18/2019, Certifier: Jacob W Troxel, Registrant: Jacob W Troxel, 200 Timber Falls Rt 6 Unit B4, Blakely, PA 18447
  • Call Sign: KC3BFS, Licensee ID: L01770357, Grant Date: 09/12/2013, Expiration Date: 09/12/2023, Certifier: John P Caviston Sr, Registrant: John P Caviston Sr, 211 First St F2, Blakely, PA 18447

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$131,47642$120,524112$124,26826$53,2311$2,300,00013$98,6920$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$05$129,8005$21,8000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$175,5003$94,00050$126,7609$29,2220$05$120,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$103,5002$73,00037$125,3781$35,0000$01$95,0001$82,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$88,0000$00$01$35,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1112.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$143,7509$155,444
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$103,0002$160,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$201,0003$141,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1112.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES CONDO (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2014), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-13-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Businesses in Blakely, PA

  • AutoZone: 1
  • Kroger: 1
  • U-Haul: 2

Blakely 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Blakely on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Italy (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 (18452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 (18452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #32 (18452) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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