Bradford, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 8,305 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 3,731  (44.9%)
Females: 4,574  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16701.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,058 (it was $26,463 in 2000)
Bradford:

$39,058
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,474 (it was $17,537 in 2000)

Bradford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,882 (it was $39,700 in 2000)
Bradford:

$75,882
PA:

$181,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bradford: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.3%
(33.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.7% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bradford, PA (2010)
    • 8,36095.3%White alone
    • 1191.4%Hispanic
    • 1061.2%Two or more races
    • 861.0%Black alone
    • 640.7%Asian alone
    • 290.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Bradford, Pennsylvania as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bradford is 219 to 1.


Crime rates in Bradford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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)
2
(24.2)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.8)
3
(34.6)
4
(47.1)
4
(47.8)
9
(108.3)
3
(36.3)
6
(68.2)
3
(34.3)
4
(46.2)
3
(34.9)
4
(47.0)
4
(47.3)
2
(24.1)
5
(60.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.5)
3
(35.9)
1
(12.0)
3
(36.3)
3
(34.1)
3
(34.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.6)
1
(12.0)
2
(24.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(333.3)
32
(369.6)
38
(447.0)
43
(513.9)
35
(421.1)
41
(495.7)
37
(420.6)
61
(698.3)
85
(981.5)
87
(1,012)
88
(1,035)
75
(886.6)
62
(746.4)
77
(934.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(249.9)
38
(438.8)
32
(376.4)
32
(382.4)
18
(216.6)
37
(447.3)
50
(568.3)
56
(641.0)
41
(473.4)
32
(372.0)
33
(388.1)
27
(319.2)
31
(373.2)
21
(254.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(833.2)
259
(2,991)
219
(2,576)
292
(3,489)
233
(2,803)
306
(3,700)
329
(3,739)
292
(3,342)
269
(3,106)
261
(3,035)
207
(2,434)
205
(2,423)
249
(2,997)
183
(2,220)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(20.8)
11
(127.0)
7
(82.3)
13
(155.4)
8
(96.2)
12
(145.1)
2
(22.7)
5
(57.2)
10
(115.5)
3
(34.9)
7
(82.3)
7
(82.8)
5
(60.2)
4
(48.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
1
(12.0)
4
(48.4)
4
(45.5)
7
(80.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(46.5)
1
(11.8)
4
(47.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)135.8262.2270.1330.5309.4378.3362.8360.6399.9394.4399.2348.1323.0353.1

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City-data.com crime index in Bradford, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (17.7%), American (16.5%), Irish (14.7%), Italian (12.0%), English (9.6%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1879

Elevation: 1442 feet

Land area: 3.45 square miles.

Population density: 2,407 people per square mile   (low).

Bradford, Pennsylvania map

46 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,491 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,186 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (66.2 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (66.2 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (227.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Foster Brook, PA (1.3 miles ),
Limestone, NY (2.2 miles ),
Carrollton, NY (2.5 miles ),
Lewis Run borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Rew, PA (2.6 miles),
Red House, NY (3.2 miles),
Allegany, NY (3.5 miles ),
St. Bonaventure, NY (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 78.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,019 (+35.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,800 (49.1%)

Area code: 814

Distribution of median household income in Bradford, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bradford, PA in 2017
Bradford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $76,200
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $146,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $169,800
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $170,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bradford, PA residents
Average permit cost in Bradford, PA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Bradford, PA
Historical housing units in Bradford, PA
Most common industries in Bradford, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Wood products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Social assistance (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Bradford, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in Bradford, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Bradford-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Bradford city center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

On 5/15/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bradford-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 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 132.1 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 257.7 miles away from Bradford center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.0 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) earthquake occurred 176.5 miles away from Bradford 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 303.6 miles away from Bradford 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 McKean County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bradford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bradford:

  • BRADFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 116 INTERSTATE PARKWAY)
  • RAMSBOTTOM CENTER (800 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • BRADFORD ECUMENICAL HOME, INC (100 SAINT FRANCIS DRIVE)
  • BRADFORD MANOR (50 LANG MAID LANE)
  • DRESSER MEM PRESBYTERIAN HM (P O BOX 705)
  • PAVILION AT BRMC, THE (200 PLEASANT STREET)
  • DAVITA - BRADFORD DIALYSIS (665 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • MCKEAN COUNTY VNA (20 SCHOOL STREET PO BOX 465)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Bradford:

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College/University in Bradford:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Bradford (Full-time enrollment: 1,433; Location: 300 Campus Drive; Public; Website: www.upb.pitt.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bradford:

  • St Bonaventure University (about 12 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,286)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 32 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 49 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Alfred University (about 49 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 50 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,523)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 58 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 65 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)

Public high school in Bradford:

Private high school in Bradford:

  • CHESTNUT STREET CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 110 CHESTNUT ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bradford:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bradford:

  • ST BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 169, Location: 450 W WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 120, Location: 90 JACKSON AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • BRADFORD AREA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 69, Location: 25 CHAMBERS ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Bradford

Library in Bradford:

  • BRADFORD AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $355,577; Location: 67 W WASHINGTON ST; 51,749 books; 3,130 audio materials; 1,422 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The private school no longer has all grades its k-5th grade...ggb school is k-2nd grade and school street has 3rd-5th grades.
  • The Badford area elementary schools are School Street grades 3-5 and George G. Blaisdell grades PreK-2 added by kirstykins

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bradford: East Bradford Station (A), Kessel Athletic Complex (B), Bradford City Fire Department Central (C), Bradford Fire and Ambulance (D), Bradford City Fire Department East Bradford (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Number Four Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Branch Tunungwant Creek (A), Kendall Creek (B), East Branch Tunungwant Creek (C), Bennett Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bradford Landmark Society (Historical Places & Services; 45 East Corydon Street), Allegheny National Forest Vacation Bureau (80 East Corydon St).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Bradford (76 Elm Street), Allegheny National Forest Vacation Bureau (80 East Corydon St), Best Western Bradford Inn (100 Davis Street), Desoto Holiday House (515 South Avenue).

Birthplace of: Marilyn Horne - Mezzo-soprano opera singer, Robert Smith Walker - Politician, Roger Hane - Illustrator, Roland J. Green - Fantasy writer, Rube Waddell - (1876-1914), Baseball Hall of Famer, Todd Schlopy - Football player, Alex Jones (baseball) - Baseball player, Stew Barber - Football player, William D. Mackowski - Politician.

McKean County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BRADFORD CITY WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 18,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from APR-23-2009 to APR-23-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from APR-23-2009 to APR-23-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
PINE ACRES GC (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-22-2011 and SEP-22-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
THE WILLOWS (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HEARTS CONTENT RECREATION AREA (Population served: 226, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TACKS INN (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2006)
WOODHAVEN ACRES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-17-2011 and OCT-17-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2012)
SAME OLD KITCHEN (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • KINZUA EAST KOA (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • US FOREST SERVICE-HOOKS BROOK (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Bradford in 2010:

  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 106 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 59 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Bradford in 2000:

  • 183 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Bradford (2011 data):

  • Northwest Savings Bank: Washington Street Branch, 33 Main Street Branch, Bradford Derrick Road Branch. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • CNB Bank: Bradford West Washington Branch at 1001 East Main Street, branch established on 1995/11/15; Bradford Main Branch at 12 Chambers Street, branch established on 1926/05/05. Info updated 2009/08/05: Bank assets: $1,579.5 mil, Deposits: $1,354.4 mil, headquarters in Clearfield, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Financial Corporation
  • Hamlin Bank and Trust Company: Bradford Branch at 671 East Main Street, branch established on 1996/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $414.4 mil, Deposits: $335.5 mil, headquarters in Smethport, PA, positive income, 7 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bradford Branch at 71 Main Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Bradford:

Marital status in Bradford, PA
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bradford:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Bradford, PA (based on McKean County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,9879
Mainline Protestant7,44734
Evangelical Protestant5,05040
Other834
None22,883-
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: 13
Here:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
McKean County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bradford:

50.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Bradford:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bradford:

11.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bradford:

33.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bradford:

57.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Bradford:

77.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bradford, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$85,602$57,0680$0
Firefighters 17$82,091$57,9476$10,784
Sewerage 12$47,174$47,1740$0
Streets and Highways 11$47,264$51,5610$0
Solid Waste Management 9$23,293$31,0570$0
Other Government Administration 7$22,645$38,8206$1,915
Housing and Community Development (Local) 7$26,998$46,2824$4,727
Financial Administration 4$10,412$31,2360$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,292$37,1680$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$994
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$3,941
Totals for Government 88$354,771$48,37818$22,361

Bradford government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($4.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $1,520,000 ($183.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,428,000 ($171.94)
    Police Protection: $1,337,000 ($160.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,233,000 ($148.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $877,000 ($105.60)
    Central Staff Services: $711,000 ($85.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $582,000 ($70.08)
    Health - Other: $518,000 ($62.37)
    General Public Buildings: $434,000 ($52.26)
    General - Other: $348,000 ($41.90)
    Financial Administration: $202,000 ($24.32)
    Electric Utilities: $157,000 ($18.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $120,000 ($14.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $115,000 ($13.85)
    Parking Facilities: $54,000 ($6.50)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($3.85)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($3.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $2,959,000 ($356.29)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,063,000 ($248.40)
    Other Investments - Other: $857,000 ($103.19)
    Benefit Payments: $650,000 ($78.27)
    Corporate Bonds: $346,000 ($41.66)
    Withdrawals: $11,000 ($1.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000 ($33.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $112,000 ($13.49)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($5.54)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($2.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($1.69)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($1.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,245,000 ($631.55)

Bradford government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,289,000 ($155.21)
    Other: $742,000 ($89.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($12.88)
    Parking Facilities: $74,000 ($8.91)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $205,000 ($24.68)
    Local Employee Contribution: $122,000 ($14.69)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-214,000 ($-25.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $749,000 ($90.19)
    Other: $104,000 ($12.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000 ($4.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,271,000 ($153.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $138,000 ($16.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $121,000 ($14.57)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($8.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($0.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $569,000 ($68.51)
    Highways: $222,000 ($26.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $92,000 ($11.08)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($1.20)
  • Tax - Property: $2,992,000 ($360.26)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $872,000 ($105.00)
    Individual Income: $778,000 ($93.68)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000 ($7.71)

Bradford government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,872,000 ($1068.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,366,000 ($1007.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $634,000 ($76.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,000 ($15.41)

Bradford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $533,000 ($64.18)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $799,000 ($96.21)
    Total Other Securities: $398,000 ($47.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $920,000 ($110.78)

3.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.00%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.44% ($43,814 average AGI)
from Potter County, PA  0.32% ($38,961)
from Elk County, PA  0.17% ($17,778)


3.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
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 Cattaraugus County, NY  0.41% ($62,209 average AGI)
to Potter County, PA  0.29% ($32,766)
to Elk County, PA  0.21% ($44,471)
Businesses in Bradford, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Goodwill3
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Subway2
Curves1Tim Hortons2
Dairy Queen1Toyota1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
Fashion Bug1UPS3
FedEx3Walmart1
Ford1YMCA1
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bradford:

  • WESB (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: RADIO STATION WESB, INC.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHDL (1450 AM; 1 kW; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOEN (1360 AM; 1 kW; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bradford:

  • W265BB (100.9 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W257BA (99.3 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRR (100.1 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: RADIO STATION WESB, INC.)
  • W231AH (94.1 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES RADIO, INC.)
  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WQRM (106.3 FM; SMETHPORT, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W213BC (90.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHKS (94.9 FM; PORT ALLEGANY, PA; Owner: L-COM INC.)
  • WDDH (97.5 FM; ST. MARYS, PA; Owner: LAUREL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPSB (90.1 FM; KANE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMXO (101.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKZA (106.9 FM; LAKEWOOD, NY; Owner: CROSS COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKBI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, PA; Owner: THE ELK-CAMERON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCID (89.1 FM; FRIENDSHIP, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQFX-FM (103.1 FM; RUSSELL, PA; Owner: SOUTHBRIDGE RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bradford:

  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W30BW (Channel 30; OLEAN, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WONS-LP (Channel 25; OLEAN, NY; Owner: CHOICE OLEAN TELEVISION STATION, INC.)
Bradford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bradford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 55Number of bridges
  • 463ft / 141mTotal length
  • $12,693,000Total costs
  • 235,701Total average daily traffic
  • 25,489Total average daily truck traffic
  • 227,496Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bradford, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 212000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bradford, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bradford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bradford, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bradford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2131E , Serial Number: 24-3401, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 10/22/2007
    Registrant (Individual): David E Zuckerman, 1333 E Main St, Bradford, PA 16701
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6188P , Serial Number: 15284984, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 04/18/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Fair, 115 Pearl St, Bradford, PA 16701
  • Aircraft: SPEAR J/NEILLY T M AERO TRIKE SAFARI (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9014D , Serial Number: 146, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Tom M Neilly, 18 Shep Run Rd, Bradford, PA 16701
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9339P , Serial Number: 24-4837, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2009
    Registrant (Individual): John D Breznik, Po Box 2392, Bradford, PA 16701

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of reported fires - 80 took place in 2007, and the least - 10 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bradford, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.6%), and Outside Fires (27.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bradford, PA
    • 24556.6%Structure Fires
    • 11927.5%Outside Fires
    • 419.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 286.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bradford, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bradford, Pennsylvania:

  • Econolodge, 515 South Ave, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701 , Phone: (814) 362-4511, Fax: (814) 362-2801
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 920 E Main St, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701 , Phone: (814) 362-3567
  • Best Western Plus Bradford Inn, 100 S Davis St, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701 , Phone: (814) 362-4501, Fax: (814) 362-2709
  • Comfort Inn, 76 Elm St, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701 , Phone: (814) 368-6772, Fax: (814) 368-2531
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Bradford, 30 Tarport Dr Ext, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701 , Phone: (814) 362-7090, Fax: (814) 362-7111
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bradford, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Bradford, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23578.4 years
John22775.9 years
William18874.7 years
James17572.2 years
Robert16071.3 years
Charles12475.4 years
Margaret11880.9 years
Helen11480.0 years
George10177.8 years
Joseph9775.5 years
Most common last names in Bradford, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8778.8 years
Smith8676.7 years
Anderson5279.3 years
Brown5076.2 years
Wilson4179.9 years
Clark4170.6 years
Miller3573.6 years
Peterson3276.7 years
Moore2879.1 years
Larson2781.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bradford, PA
  • 90.3%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bradford, PA
  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bradford compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Bradford on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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