Blossburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,534 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 818  (53.4%)
Females: 716  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16912.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,510 (it was $29,449 in 2000)
Blossburg:

$43,510
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,945 (it was $17,375 in 2000)

Blossburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,515 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Blossburg:

$93,515
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $154,238; Detached houses: $166,551; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,865; In 2-unit structures: $294,069; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,833; Mobile homes: $75,095; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,755

Median gross rent in 2013: $585.

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  • Races in Blossburg, PA (2010)

    Blossburg races chart
    • 1,50097.5%White alone
    • 201.3%Hispanic
    • 60.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blossburg: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.4%), Polish (13.1%), German (12.7%), Irish (11.9%), United States (7.0%), Scottish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/29/1871

Elevation: 1332 feet

Land area: 4.75 square miles.

Population density: 323 people per square mile   (very low).

Blossburg,PA real estate house value index trend

Blossburg, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Blossburg:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blossburg borough:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

34 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

This borough:

2.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Blossburg, Pennsylvania as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Blossburg to the number of sex offenders is 517 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,456 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,720 (1.8%)

Blossburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (61.7 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (106.6 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (153.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Arnot, PA (1.8 miles ), Mansfield borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Canton borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Alba, PA (3.5 miles) , Wellsboro borough, PA (3.6 miles ), Sylvania, PA (3.7 miles) , Roseville borough, PA (3.7 miles ), Troy borough, PA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.68 N, Longitude: 77.07 W

Area code: 570

Blossburg household income distribution Blossburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Blossburg (2013):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (64.4 per 100,000)
  • 3 burglaries (193.1 per 100,000)
  • 6 thefts (386.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 43.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 244.9)

Crime rates in Blossburg (2014):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 assaults (194.3 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (64.8 per 100,000)
  • 5 thefts (323.8 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 58.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 235.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Pennsylvania average:

2.63
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -95 (-6.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Blossburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blossburg-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Blossburg borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the borough center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blossburg-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 172.8 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 209.4 miles away from Blossburg 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 107.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 211.7 miles away from the city 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 257.6 miles away from Blossburg 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 108.5 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 Tioga County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blossburg topographic map

Birthplace of: S. W. Harrington - Football player and coach, Tom M. Mitchell - Computer Scientist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Blossburg:

  • MARTHA LLOYD ICF INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MANSFIELD, PA)
  • MARTHA LLOYD COMMUNITY SERVICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MANSFIELD, PA)
  • MARTHA LLOYD INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MANSFIELD, PA)
  • SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WELLSBORO, PA)
  • LAUREL HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WELLSBORO, PA)
  • GREEN HOME, INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WELLSBORO, PA)
  • US RENAL CARE WELLSBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WELLSBORO, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blossburg:

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 9 miles; Mansfield, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Corning Community College (about 31 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 31 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Lock Haven University (about 43 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Bucknell University (about 51 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Alfred University (about 55 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 55 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)

Public elementary/middle school in Blossburg:

See full list of schools located in Blossburg

Library in Blossburg:

  • BLOSSBURG MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $107,003; Location: 307 MAIN ST; 15,655 books; 390 audio materials; 915 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Blossburg: Blossburg Volunteer Fire Department (A), Blossburg Firemens Ambulance Association (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Arbon Cemetery (2), Saint Andrews Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Johnson Creek (A), Morris Run (B), Mills Creek (C), East Creek Tioga River (D), Coal Creek (E), Boone Run (F), Bear Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tioga 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 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.36
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.9%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  65.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.2%
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: 0.5% of all households
37 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
28 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Blossburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Blossburg (2011 data):

  • First Citizens National Bank: Blossburg Branch at 300 Main Street, branch established on 1929/10/04. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $877.2 mil, Deposits: $737.6 mil, headquarters in Mansfield, PA, positive income, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blossburg borough (based on Tioga County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,56360
Evangelical Protestant3,40242
Catholic3,0005
Other2654
None28,751-
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
Tioga County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Tioga County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Tioga County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

10.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Tioga County:

30.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Blossburg:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blossburg:

15.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

40.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Blossburg:

60.0%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Blossburg:

79.5%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blossburg, 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 3$9,407$37,6280$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,010$36,0602$2,002
Streets and Highways 3$8,885$35,5401$239
Solid Waste Management 1$2,166$25,9920$0
Sewerage 1$1,532$18,3840$0
Water Supply 1$4,088$49,0560$0
Other and Unallocable 1$939$11,2680$0
Totals for Government 12$33,027$33,0273$2,241

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $65,000 ($42.37)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $97,000 ($63.23)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($54.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($45.63)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($45.63)
    Central Staff Services: $69,000 ($44.98)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($43.02)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($35.85)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($18.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($7.82)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($7.82)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($5.87)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($3.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $20,000 ($13.04)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($5.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $323,000 ($210.56)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($62.58)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($54.76)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($2.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($1.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($7.17)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($54.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($22.82)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • Tax - Property: $240,000 ($156.45)
    Individual Income: $78,000 ($50.85)
    NEC: $21,000 ($13.69)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $34,000 ($22.16)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $73,000 ($47.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $88,000 ($57.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $19,000 ($12.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $92,000 ($59.97)

5.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Bradford County, PA  0.35% ($34,232 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.33% ($35,245)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.28% ($26,556)


4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Steuben County, NY  0.45% ($30,845 average AGI)
to Bradford County, PA  0.29% ($34,717)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.26% ($41,927)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blossburg:

  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNBT (1490 AM; 1 kW; WELLSBORO, PA; Owner: FARM AND HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTZN (1310 AM; 1 kW; TROY, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blossburg:

  • WDKC (101.5 FM; COVINGTON, PA; Owner: MID-ATLANTIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHGL-FM (100.3 FM; CANTON, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNBQ (92.3 FM; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLIH (107.1 FM; WHITNEYVILLE, PA; Owner: GOOD CHRISTIAN RADIO B/CNG, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, 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.)
  • WCIH (90.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBT-FM (104.5 FM; WELLSBORO, PA; Owner: FARM AND HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIT (90.1 FM; TROUT RUN, PA; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WREQ (96.9 FM; RIDGEBURY, PA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Blossburg:

  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W54AV (Channel 54; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W63AB (Channel 63; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • Blossburg, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count98
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents143
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities105
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents247
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents20
See more detailed statistics of Blossburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 107m351ftTotal length
  • 51,826Total average daily traffic
  • 9,292Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Blossburg, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Atop Bloss Mountain, 9.0 Km Sw Of Blossburg, Pa (Lat: 41.620361 Lon: -77.137472), Structure height: 770 m, Call Sign: KNKN850
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021Registrant: Indigo Wireless, 64 Main St., Wellsboro, PA 16901, Phone: (570) 723-7310, Fax: (570) 723-7328, Email:
  • (Blossburg Site) Joseph Street (Lat: 41.665778 Lon: -77.069167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KNKQ412
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Richard J Byrne, 390 Granger St (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 1200 112TH AVE NE, SUITE C-191
  • Richard J Byrne, 390 Granger St (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 1200 112TH AVE NE, SUITE C-191
  • Edward G Roach, 390 Granger St (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 390 Granger Street (Pa11327-A) (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 59.7 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 390 Granger Street (Pa11327-A) (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 59.7 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 7 Mi Sw Off Rt 15 (Lat: 41.620639 Lon: -77.136639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPJX349
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.775 MHzGrant Date: 12/02/1996, Expiration Date: 12/02/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2007, Certifier: Robert J FettermanRegistrant: Robert J Fetterman, 1 E. Main St., Bloomsburg, PA 17820, Phone: (570) 784-4991, Fax: (717) 337-1949, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Blossburg, Joseph Street (Lat: 41.665806 Lon: -77.069167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQGG687
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 01/11/2007, Expiration Date: 01/11/2017, Certifier: Richard A CraigRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Bloss Mountain, 5 Mi Sw Of Blossburg (Lat: 41.620361 Lon: -77.137472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KGC412
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.830 MHzGrant Date: 05/20/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5559, Fax: (570) 622-6666, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA3IBV, Licensee ID: L01343477, Grant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 02/17/2017, Certifier: Edward J Modrzejewski Jr, Registrant: Edward J Modrzejewski Jr, 562 Gulick St, Blossburg, PA 16912
  • Call Sign: KB3DQR, Licensee ID: L01475267, Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 04/15/2019, Certifier: Richard L Williams, Registrant: Richard L Williams, 107 S Williamson Rd, Blossburg, PA 16912-1008
  • Call Sign: WB3AGJ, Licensee ID: L02005983, Grant Date: 03/03/2016, Expiration Date: 03/03/2026, Registrant: Richard H Smith, 73 Pine Street, Blossburg, PA 16911
  • Call Sign: WB3AJY, Licensee ID: L00290456, Grant Date: 02/17/2015, Expiration Date: 04/04/2025, Certifier: Donald F Smith, Registrant: Donald F Smith, 319 Nw Williamson Rd, Blossburg, PA 16912
  • Call Sign: WB3BIP, Licensee ID: L00408369, Grant Date: 10/27/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Certifier: Jerome L Ogden, Registrant: Jerome L Ogden, 262 S Williamson Rd, Blossburg, PA 16912
  • Call Sign: WB3CKA, Grant Date: 03/18/1998, Expiration Date: 03/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2010, Registrant: Charles M Pierce, 137 Maple Hill Rd, Blossburg, PA 16912
  • Call Sign: KB3TQY, Licensee ID: L01531797, Grant Date: 11/23/2009, Expiration Date: 11/23/2019, Certifier: Richard B King, Registrant: Richard B King, 448 Ruah St, Blossburg, PA 16912

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

BLOSSBURG MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY (Population served: 1,650, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2005)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2005)
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Most common first names in Blossburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2476.3 years
Robert1869.7 years
Mary1880.9 years
Raymond1572.1 years
Margaret1483.6 years
Charles1378.4 years
William1371.2 years
Frank1273.7 years
Anna1182.3 years
Joseph1064.7 years
Most common last names in Blossburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Manikowski1477.2 years
Ogden1170.8 years
Johnson1177.1 years
Smith1082.6 years
Frederick876.3 years
Booth681.2 years
Brooks666.2 years
Anderson667.8 years
Wilson678.8 years
Kaminski576.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Blossburg, PA

  • True Value: 1
  • UPS: 1

Blossburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Blossburg on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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