Brisbin, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 403 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 215  (53.4%)
Females: 188  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16620, 16651.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,440 (it was $30,250 in 2000)
Brisbin:

$47,440
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,406 (it was $13,805 in 2000)

Brisbin borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,697 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
Brisbin:

$71,697
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $84,945; Detached houses: $90,532; Mobile homes: $53,455

Median gross rent in 2012: $658.

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  • White alone - 399 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brisbin: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.5%), English (20.7%), Polish (9.1%), Irish (8.3%), Dutch (3.8%), Slovak (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/08/1883

Elevation: 1521 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 639 people per square mile   (low).

Brisbin,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Brisbin:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brisbin borough:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,231 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $927 (2.0%)

Brisbin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (89.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (178.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Houtzdale borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Ramey borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Osceola Mills borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Sandy Ridge, PA (2.6 miles ), Blue Ball, PA (2.7 miles ), West Decatur, PA (2.7 miles ), Chester Hill borough, PA (2.7 miles ), South Philipsburg borough, PA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.84 N, Longitude: 78.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Brisbin household income distribution Brisbin home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+11.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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

Average climate in Brisbin, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brisbin-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Brisbin borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 49.9 miles away from the borough center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

Brisbin-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 115.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 155.3 miles away from Brisbin 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 126.6 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 297.3 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 148.3 miles away from Brisbin 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 128.2 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 Clearfield County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Brisbin:

  • KIDNEY CARE SERVICES OF PHILIPSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD COMMUNITY NURSES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • EPWORTH MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TYRONE, PA)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; TYRONE, PA)
  • MOUNTAIN LAUREL NRC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HHS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HM HLTH SRVCS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)

Amtrak station near Brisbin:

  • 13 miles: TYRONE (10TH & LOGAN AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brisbin:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 21 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,656)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 26 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 27 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Saint Francis University (about 28 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 46 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 47 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Lock Haven University (about 51 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)

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Church in Brisbin: Brisbin Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Clearfield 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 2012 was 99.2. This is worse than average.

City:

99.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.82. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.82
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.7%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  65.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Brisbin compared to Pennsylvania 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Coal or coke (13%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brisbin borough (based on Clearfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.57%
Here: 51.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents42.3%24.4%7.6%5.6%5.1%
Congregations9.8%35.1%6.2%7.7%6.2%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Assemblies of GodSalvation ArmyLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%0.9%0.9%10.5%
Congregations1.0%2.6%1.0%1.0%29.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Clearfield County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Clearfield County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Clearfield County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearfield County:

30.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
State:

11.5%
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
Other Government Administration 1$5,388$64,6560$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$7,503
Totals for Government 1$5,388$64,6561$7,503

Brisbin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $17,000 ($42.18)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($12.41)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($7.44)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($7.44)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($4.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.96)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($4.96)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($19.85)

Brisbin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($22.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($29.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($22.33)
    All Other: $2,000 ($4.96)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $24,000 ($59.55)
    Property: $5,000 ($12.41)
    NEC: $3,000 ($7.44)

Brisbin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,000 ($52.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $17,000 ($42.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($9.93)

Brisbin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $143,000 ($354.84)

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
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 Jefferson County, PA  0.72% ($28,138 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.61% ($30,489)
from Blair County, PA  0.13% ($26,810)


3.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Clearfield County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, PA  0.70% ($28,109 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.50% ($29,865)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.22% ($30,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brisbin:

  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WCPA (900 AM; 3 kW; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WTRN (1340 AM; 1 kW; TYRONE, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brisbin:

  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOWQ (102.1 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Brisbin:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Brisbin fatal accident list:

Jul 28, 2000 03:50 PM, Sr-2007, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1994 07:50 AM, 153, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 1990 03:50 PM, 153, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Most common first names in Brisbin, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary680.0 years
John563.0 years
Joseph574.6 years
Charles479.5 years
Elizabeth482.0 years
William479.5 years
Leslie371.0 years
Margaret371.7 years
Marie383.7 years
Paul387.6 years
Most common last names in Brisbin, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lobb781.5 years
Courtot675.7 years
Gallagher673.5 years
Kephart575.6 years
Martin585.6 years
Phillips578.4 years
Rodkey576.2 years
Baxter482.0 years
Smith467.5 years
Archer373.3 years
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