Casselman, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 94 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 43  (45.8%)
Females: 51  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip code: 15557

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,473 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Casselman:

$45,473
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,948 (it was $13,543 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,520 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Casselman:

$62,520
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $67,839; Detached houses: $60,481; Mobile homes: $96,855
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Casselman: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.4%), American (32.7%), Pennsylvania German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 1737 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 487 people per square mile   (low).

Casselman, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Casselman:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Casselman borough:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $469 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $469 (1.1%)

Casselman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (55.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (215.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rockwood borough, PA (1.9 miles ), New Centerville, PA (2.0 miles) , Garrett borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Ursina borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Confluence borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Seven Springs, PA (3.2 miles) , Somerset borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Meyersdale borough, PA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 79.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

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

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+11.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Casselman, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Casselman-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Casselman borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Casselman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% 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 127.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 156.6 miles away from Casselman center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 279.6 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 170.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from Casselman 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 164.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Casselman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Casselman:

  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • PATRIOT, A CHOICE COMMUNITY THE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • SOMERSET HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • SOMERSET HOSPITAL CENTER FOR H (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • DAVITA - SOMERSET COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • SOMERSET HOSPITAL IN TOUCH HOS (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Casselman:

  • Frostburg State University (about 22 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 31 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 31 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 34 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Seton Hill University (about 35 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 38 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 39 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.6. This is about average.

City:

69.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.878. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.878
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.6%
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  71.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  14.3%
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:

9.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Casselman borough (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,67891
Evangelical Protestant13,61193
Catholic10,29815
Other1,0225
Orthodox3435
None31,790-
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: 18
Somerset County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Somerset County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

29.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.3%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$340
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$323
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$510
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,173

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($74.47)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($31.91)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($10.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($21.28)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $4,000 ($42.55)
    Property: $2,000 ($21.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($170.21)

3.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.14%
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 Cambria County, PA  0.84% ($34,793 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.20% ($36,820)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.18% ($43,982)


3.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.42%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cambria County, PA  0.82% ($32,854 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.24% ($31,507)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.19% ($34,263)

Strongest AM radio stations in Casselman:

  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Casselman:

  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WUZY (97.7 FM; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN,INC.)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Casselman:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • W57BM (Channel 57; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Coal or coke (14%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Casselman compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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