Blanchard, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 740. Population change since 2000: +19.2%
Males: 374  (50.6%)
Females: 366  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16826, 16841.

Blanchard Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,437 (it was $31,042 in 2000)
Blanchard:

$37,437
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,605 (it was $17,836 in 2000)

Blanchard CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,063 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Blanchard:

$116,063
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,841; Detached houses: $155,529; Mobile homes: $22,723

Median gross rent in 2013: $625.

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  • Races in Blanchard, PA (2010)

    Blanchard races chart
    • 72297.6%White alone
    • 81.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.7%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blanchard: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.9%), Irish (29.4%), Italian (6.4%), Dutch (4.1%), English (4.1%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 617 people per square mile   (low).

Blanchard,PA real estate house value index trend

Blanchard, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Blanchard:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blanchard CDP:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 4.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Blanchard, Pennsylvania as of May 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Blanchard to the number of sex offenders is 740 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,533 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $867 (1.0%)

Blanchard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (98.3 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (131.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (148.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Beech Creek borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Howard borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Lamar, PA (2.2 miles ), Nittany, PA (2.3 miles ), Monument, PA (2.5 miles) , Mill Hall borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Hublersburg, PA (2.7 miles) , Mount Eagle, PA (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 41.06 N, Longitude: 77.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Blanchard household income distribution Blanchard home values distribution

Property values in Blanchard, PA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (28%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Blanchard, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blanchard-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Blanchard place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blanchard-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 148.2 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 96.5 miles away from Blanchard center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 188.5 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 260.0 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 97.9 miles away from Blanchard 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 308.1 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 Centre County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blanchard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blanchard:

  • WINDY HILL VILLAGE OF PRESBYTERIAN HOMES (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • SUSQUE VIEW HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • LOCK HAVEN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • LOCK HAVEN DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE OF CLINTON CO INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • CENTRE CREST HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELLEFONTE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blanchard:

  • Lock Haven University (about 10 miles; Lock Haven, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,184)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 21 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 23 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 33 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Bucknell University (about 39 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Susquehanna University (about 43 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 56 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)

Public elementary/middle school in Blanchard:

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Church in Blanchard: Liberty Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Marsh Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Centre 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 77.8. This is about average.

City:

77.8
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.71. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.71
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.421. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.421
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.1%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.8%
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: 0.7% of all households
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blanchard CDP (based on Centre County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant23,99792
Catholic19,2038
Evangelical Protestant11,66478
Other2,51011
Orthodox2292
Black Protestant1711
None96,216-
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: 20
Centre County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Centre County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Centre County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

6.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Centre County:

27.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blanchard:

41.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blanchard:

48.1%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

27.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blanchard:

17.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blanchard:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

52.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Blanchard:

47.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Blanchard:

85.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blanchard, PA Residents

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clearfield County, PA  0.32% ($29,865 average AGI)
from Clinton County, PA  0.22% ($33,407)
from Blair County, PA  0.21% ($38,960)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($687 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.17%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clearfield County, PA  0.39% ($30,489 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.25% ($31,984)
to Clinton County, PA  0.23% ($30,495)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blanchard:

  • WBPZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Owner: LIPEZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBLF (970 AM; 1 kW; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blanchard:

  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOWY (98.7 FM; PLEASANT GAP, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSNU (92.1 FM; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Owner: LIPEZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZYY (106.9 FM; RENOVO, PA; Owner: WESTVIEW COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • WZWW (95.3 FM; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blanchard:

  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
  • W59AI (Channel 59; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 140Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB3PVL, Licensee ID: L01331737, Grant Date: 10/12/2007, Expiration Date: 10/12/2017, Certifier: Christopher S Frantz, Registrant: Christopher S Frantz, Blanchard, PA 16826
  • Call Sign: KC3CGF, Licensee ID: L01849899, Grant Date: 03/14/2014, Expiration Date: 03/14/2024, Certifier: Christopher L Rupert, Registrant: Christopher L Rupert, Blanchard, PA 16826

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$88,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blanchard that have no violations reported:

  • LIBERTY TWP SPORTSMAN CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Blanchard, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1380.5 years
William1076.4 years
John977.6 years
Charles580.0 years
Donald568.6 years
Helen477.5 years
Walter468.0 years
Margaret477.0 years
Thomas476.5 years
Harold483.0 years
Most common last names in Blanchard, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Spangler1175.6 years
Kunes1075.7 years
Miller674.4 years
Heverly671.8 years
Peters574.2 years
Bowman579.4 years
Graham472.5 years
Schenck486.2 years
Rupert475.0 years
Bechdel470.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Blanchard 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Blanchard on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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