Briar Creek, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 671 (84% urban, 16% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 327  (48.9%)
Females: 344  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18603.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,786 (it was $23,594 in 2000)
Briar Creek:

$31,786
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,306 (it was $13,009 in 2000)

Briar Creek borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $104,769 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Briar Creek:

$104,769
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $186,563; detached houses: $150,151; mobile homes: $152,816

Median gross rent in 2019: $604.

March 2019 cost of living index in Briar Creek: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.1%
(28.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Briar Creek, PA (2019)
    • 74788.4%White alone
    • 536.3%Hispanic
    • 263.1%Black alone
    • 80.9%Two or more races
    • 60.7%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Briar Creek by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

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)
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)
1
(33.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(98.0)
2
(65.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
5
(165.7)
1
(33.1)
2
(66.4)
1
(33.1)
1
(33.3)
2
(66.9)
7
(235.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(98.0)
5
(162.9)
11
(354.6)
11
(351.7)
16
(530.2)
15
(496.7)
13
(431.5)
13
(430.0)
6
(199.7)
12
(401.5)
2
(67.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(979.8)
15
(488.8)
23
(741.5)
34
(1,087)
53
(1,756)
53
(1,755)
28
(929.3)
19
(628.5)
21
(698.8)
32
(1,071)
21
(706.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(65.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
1
(33.1)
2
(66.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index70.944.054.577.0169.6116.980.761.948.687.0106.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (34.1%), Pennsylvania German (8.7%), Italian (7.8%), Irish (6.5%), American (4.5%), English (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 502 feet

Land area: 1.59 square miles.

Population density: 421 people per square mile   (low).

Briar Creek, Pennsylvania map

16 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Briar Creek borough:

2.1% ($1,052)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($1,552)

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 ),
Almedia, PA (2.5 miles ),
Mainville, PA (2.7 miles)

Latitude: 41.05 N, Longitude: 76.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Distribution of median household income in Briar Creek, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Briar Creek, PA in 2019
Briar Creek satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in Briar Creek, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Truck transportation (8.5%)
  • Food (7.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.9%)
  • Wood products (5.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Briar Creek, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Briar Creek, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Briar Creek, Pennsylvania average temperatures Briar Creek, Pennsylvania average precipitation Briar Creek, Pennsylvania humidity Briar Creek, Pennsylvania wind speed Briar Creek, Pennsylvania snowfall Briar Creek, Pennsylvania sunshine Briar Creek, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 48.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Briar Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% smaller 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 significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 234.7 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 51.6 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 223.6 miles away from Briar Creek 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 216.2 miles away from Briar Creek 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 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 272.8 miles away from Briar Creek 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 Columbia County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Briar Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Briar Creek:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BERWICK (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH HOSPICE CA (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK RETIREMENT VILLAGE NRS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • BALANCED CARE, BLOOMSBURG (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • ORANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ORANGEVILLE, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Briar Creek:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Briar Creek:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 10 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,452)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 18 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Wilkes University (about 25 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 25 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Misericordia University (about 26 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 27 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bucknell University (about 33 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)

Points of interest:

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Creek: East Branch Briar Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Briar Creek: Ber Vaughn Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Columbia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

51.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
57 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Briar Creek:

Marital status in Briar Creek, PA
  • Never married: 40.1%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Briar Creek:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Briar Creek
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Briar Creek, PA (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,85879
Catholic8,0357
Evangelical Protestant5,57234
Other6934
Orthodox1201
None36,017-
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
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Columbia County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Columbia County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
State:

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

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.4%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Briar Creek:

48.5%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Briar Creek:

20.2%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Briar Creek:

36.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.2%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Briar Creek:

77.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Briar Creek, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$1,951
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,951

Briar Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $87,000 ($129.66)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($56.63)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($17.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($16.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($7.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($7.45)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.49)

Briar Creek government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,000 ($2.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($11.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($11.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($44.71)
  • Tax - Property: $80,000 ($119.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000 ($93.89)
    Individual Income: $40,000 ($59.61)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000 ($2.98)

Briar Creek government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($8.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($8.94)

Briar Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $423,000 ($630.40)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,320 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Luzerne County, PA  1.15% ($37,469 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.56% ($41,547)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.51% ($41,219)


5.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Luzerne County, PA  1.05% ($37,285 average AGI)
to Montour County, PA  0.51% ($39,102)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.44% ($34,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Briar Creek:

  • WFBS (1280 AM; 1 kW; BERWICK, PA; Owner: FBS WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Briar Creek:

  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Briar Creek:

  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W68CE (Channel 68; SHICKSHINNY, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

Briar Creek fatal accident list:

Jul 28, 2018 11:56 PM, Us-11 Front St, Lat: 41.046125, Lon: -76.287242, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 18, 2015 01:20 AM, Us-11 Front St, Lat: 41.045228, Lon: -76.292703, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 2010 05:30 PM, Us-0011, Lat: 41.042781, Lon: -76.302164, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 9, 2006 01:48 AM, Rittenhouse Rd, Lat: 41.045610, Lon: -76.292720, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.8mTotal length
  • $765,000Total costs
  • 25,291Total average daily traffic
  • 1,273Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,603Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$91,1206$84,4781$33,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$46,1000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$47,5303$87,1071$7,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$119,8850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0505.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Briar Creek, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Briar Creek, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Briar Creek, PA
  • 54.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 8.7%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Coal or coke
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Briar Creek, PA
  • 58.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 4.7%No fuel used
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Utility gas


Briar Creek compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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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