For population 25 years and over in Briar Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Briar Creek borough:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $750 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (40.3 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (94.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Berwick borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Mifflinville, PA (1.5 miles ), Foundryville, PA (1.7 miles ), East Berwick, PA (1.7 miles ), Nescopeck borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Lime Ridge, PA (2.0 miles ), Jonestown, PA (2.3 miles) , Almedia, PA (2.5 miles ).
Latitude: 41.05 N, Longitude: 76.28 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+5.2%).
Work and jobs in Briar Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Briar Creek, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Briar Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Briar Creek borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F3 tornado 29.1 miles away from the borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Briar Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 90% 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 51.6 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 52.2 miles away from Briar Creek center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from Briar Creek center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Briar Creek:
Operable nuclear power plants near Briar Creek:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Briar Creek:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.4%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
57 people in nursing homes
Briar Creek compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Briar Creek (based on Columbia County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,170 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,468 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Briar Creek:
Strongest FM radio stations in Briar Creek:
TV broadcast stations around Briar Creek:
Briar Creek fatal accident list:
Dec 9, 2006 01:48 AM, Rittenhouse Rd, Lat: 41.045606, Lon: -76.292719, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 4, 2002 06:36 AM, Us-11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1996 02:26 PM, 11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jan 13, 1990 05:20 AM, Ritten Mil, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 18,006
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,265
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 27,838
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0505.00