Brandonville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 197. Population change since 2000: -9.2%
Males: 95  (48.6%)
Females: 102  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17967.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,814 (it was $26,125 in 2000)
Brandonville:

$57,814
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,316 (it was $14,973 in 2000)

Brandonville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,958 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Brandonville:

$99,958
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $129,967; Detached houses: $164,370; Townhouses or other attached units: $53,522; In 2-unit structures: $93,874; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,643; Mobile homes: $72,293
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brandonville: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (21.3%), German (21.3%), Polish (20.2%), Lithuanian (6.4%), Ukrainian (3.2%), Russian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1190 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 139 people per square mile   (very low).

Brandonville,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Brandonville:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brandonville CDP:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $927 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,080 (1.1%)

Brandonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (38.1 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (80.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shenandoah Heights, PA (1.7 miles ), Shenandoah borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Ringtown borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Sheppton, PA (1.9 miles ), Mahanoy City borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Oneida, PA (2.0 miles ), New Boston-Morea, PA (2.2 miles ), Delano, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 76.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Brandonville household income distribution Brandonville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (49%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (8%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (35%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Brandonville, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Brandonville-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the Brandonville place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 31.3 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brandonville-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 37.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.3 miles away from Brandonville center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 224.4 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 37.9 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 280.0 miles away from Brandonville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 264.7 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 Schuylkill County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brandonville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brandonville:

  • SHENANDOAH MANOR NURSING CENTE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SHENANDOAH, PA)
  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SHENANDOAH, PA)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NSG FRACKVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRACKVILLE, PA)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FRACKVILLE, PA)
  • KINGS HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE MEDICAL CENTER FOUNTAIN SPRINGS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)

airports located in Brandonville:

Operable nuclear power plants near Brandonville:

  • 15 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandonville:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 14 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 25 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Wilkes University (about 31 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 31 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 32 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 33 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

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Notable location: Citizens Fire Company Brandonville (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Schuylkill 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 2007 was 30.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.91
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.9%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brandonville CDP (based on Schuylkill County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
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: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Schuylkill County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
State:

11.5%

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
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 Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brandonville:

  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brandonville:

  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Brandonville:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.2 Mi Ssw (Lat: 40.842028 Lon: -76.177167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47 m, Call Sign: WNGZ696
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2001, Expiration Date: 10/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2007Registrant: Verizon Pennsylvania Inc., Irving, TX 75028, Phone: (972) 718-4599, Fax: (972) 719-7242, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Coal or coke (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Brandonville 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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