Blossburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,486 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 807  (54.3%)
Females: 679  (45.7%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16912.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,466 (it was $29,449 in 2000)
Blossburg:

$43,466
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,220 (it was $17,375 in 2000)

Blossburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,241 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Blossburg:

$124,241
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $174,490; detached houses: $185,201; townhouses or other attached units: $161,042; in 2-unit structures: $348,328; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,504; mobile homes: $104,554; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $70,546

Median gross rent in 2017: $627.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blossburg: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.7%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Blossburg, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Blossburg, Pennsylvania as of September 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blossburg is 299 to 1.


Crime rates in Blossburg by year

Type

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(64.4)
3
(194.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.1)
4
(266.0)
2
(135.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(193.1)
1
(64.8)
1
(65.2)
1
(66.1)
1
(66.5)
1
(67.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(386.1)
5
(323.8)
1
(65.2)
3
(198.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)41.856.37.225.857.834.5

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City-data.com crime index in Blossburg, PA

Crime rate in Blossburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: American (29.4%), Polish (17.6%), English (11.7%), Irish (9.4%), German (8.6%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/29/1871

Elevation: 1332 feet

Land area: 4.75 square miles.

Population density: 313 people per square mile   (very low).

Blossburg, Pennsylvania map

20 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,753 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,933 (1.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Blossburg, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blossburg, PA in 2017
Blossburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Blossburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (19.1%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (26.5%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Truck transportation (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Machinery (2.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Blossburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)

Average climate in Blossburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Blossburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.7. This is better than average.

City:

59.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.612. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.612
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.55
U.S.:

8.46

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 Blossburg 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 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 107.6 miles away from Blossburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 211.7 miles away from Blossburg 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 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 108.5 miles away from Blossburg 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blossburg topographic map

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:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

Tioga 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 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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Blossburg:

Marital status in Blossburg, PA
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Blossburg:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Blossburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blossburg, PA (based on Tioga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Tioga County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.34 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tioga County:

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

Blossburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($8.75)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $178,000 ($119.78)
    General - Other: $152,000 ($102.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($78.06)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($51.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($48.45)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($44.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($26.24)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($11.44)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($8.08)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($6.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($6.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($2.02)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $464,000 ($312.25)
    Corporate Bonds: $340,000 ($228.80)
    Benefit Payments: $310,000 ($208.61)
    Withdrawals: $34,000 ($22.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($10.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($10.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $457,000 ($307.54)

Blossburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($78.73)
    Other: $63,000 ($42.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($25.57)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $234,000 ($157.47)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $50,000 ($33.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($2.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($2.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $135,000 ($90.85)
    Rents: $27,000 ($18.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($5.38)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.35)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($1.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $54,000 ($36.34)
    Highways: $46,000 ($30.96)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Tax - Property: $337,000 ($226.78)
    Individual Income: $119,000 ($80.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000 ($24.23)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $13,000 ($8.75)

Blossburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,000 ($267.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $281,000 ($189.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,000 ($78.06)

Blossburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $320,000 ($215.34)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $350,000 ($235.53)

4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Bradford County, PA  0.34% ($43,127 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.34% ($34,556)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.31% ($54,796)

Businesses in Blossburg, PA

  • True Value: 1
  • UPS: 1

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 count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count13252
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20340
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5071
  • Fatalities14488
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33042
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1487
See more detailed statistics of Blossburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • $2,390,000Total costs
  • 65,009Total average daily traffic
  • 17,682Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Blossburg, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 51930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 122000-2009
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 MHz, Grant 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: William H JohnsonRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (202) 289-6781, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Richard J Byrne, 390 Granger St (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Richard J Byrne, 390 Granger St (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Edward G Roach, 390 Granger St (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 59.7, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 390 Granger Street (Pa11327-A) (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 59.7 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 390 Granger Street (Pa11327-A) (Lat: 41.685056 Lon: -77.059083), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 59.7 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/1996, Expiration Date: 12/02/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2007, Certifier: Robert J Fetterman, Registrant: Robert J Fetterman, 1 E. Main St., Bloomsburg, PA 17820, Phone: (570) 784-4991, Fax: (717) 337-1949, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.672306 Lon: -77.059417, Call Sign: WNZP353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.625 MHz, 461.250 MHz, 462.375 MHz, 463.850 MHz, 452.050 MHz, 451.400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/03/2022, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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: 6785.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5945.20 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 12/06/2016, Expiration Date: 01/11/2027, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • BLOSS MTN 155, Lat: 41.620583 Lon: -77.137000, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQNU593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2011, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Certifier: Matthew S Hoppes, Registrant: Indigo Wireless, Inc, 64 Main St., Wellsboro, PA 16901, Phone: (570) 723-7314, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5559, Fax: (570) 622-6666, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blossburg)
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blossburg, PA
  • 83.7%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Coal or coke
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blossburg, PA
  • 73.5%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood


Blossburg 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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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