Castanea, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,125. Population change since 2000: -5.4%
Males: 547  (48.7%)
Females: 578  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17745.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,283 (it was $33,519 in 2000)
Castanea:

$40,283
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,760 (it was $15,133 in 2000)

Castanea CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,274 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Castanea:

$93,274
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $90,087; Detached houses: $111,032; In 2-unit structures: $94,286; Mobile homes: $13,484

Median gross rent in 2012: $738.

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  • White alone - 1,101 (97.9%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Castanea: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.4%), United States (10.2%), Irish (10.0%), Italian (7.5%), English (7.0%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1600 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 840 people per square mile   (low).

Castanea,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Castanea:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castanea CDP:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.2%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,554 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,146 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (93.9 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (132.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (143.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lock Haven, PA (1.1 miles ), Dunnstown, PA (1.3 miles ), Flemington borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Rote, PA (1.8 miles ), Mill Hall borough, PA (1.8 miles ), McElhattan, PA (2.1 miles ), Avis borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Beech Creek borough, PA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 41.12 N, Longitude: 77.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Castanea, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Castanea-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Castanea place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Castanea-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 156.1 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 91.4 miles away from Castanea center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 251.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 196.3 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 92.8 miles away from Castanea 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 299.4 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 Clinton County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Castanea topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Castanea:

  • LOCK HAVEN DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE OF CLINTON CO INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • LOCK HAVEN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • SUSQUE VIEW HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • JERSEY SHORE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; JERSEY SHORE, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-JERSEY SHORE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JERSEY SHORE, PA)
  • WINDY HILL VILLAGE OF PRESBYTERIAN HOMES (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castanea:

  • Lock Haven University (about 3 miles; Lock Haven, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,184)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 23 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 30 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Bucknell University (about 31 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 32 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Susquehanna University (about 37 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 51 miles; Mansfield, PA; FT enrollment: 2,826)

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Notable location: Castanea Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Upper Castanea Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clinton 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 2004 was 81.6. This is about average.

City:

81.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.87. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.87
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.7%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Castanea compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (62%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Castanea CDP (based on Clinton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.32%
Here: 40.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents29.7%29.1%10.1%5.8%5.1%
Congregations3.8%35.0%10.0%5.0%5.0%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchOld Order AmishPresbyterian Church (USA)Salvation ArmyOther
Adherents3.9%3.5%2.8%2.3%7.7%
Congregations5.0%7.5%3.8%1.3%23.8%
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: 6
Clinton County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clinton County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Clinton County:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clinton County:

26.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.3%
State:

11.5%

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Lycoming County, PA  1.25% ($28,906 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.77% ($30,495)


4.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
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 Lycoming County, PA  1.28% ($30,395 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.75% ($33,407)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.08% ($39,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Castanea:

  • WBPZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Owner: LIPEZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJSA (1600 AM; 1 kW; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Castanea:

  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNU (92.1 FM; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Owner: LIPEZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WVRT (97.7 FM; MILL HALL, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZYY (106.9 FM; RENOVO, PA; Owner: WESTVIEW COMMUNICATIONS 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)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WOWY (98.7 FM; PLEASANT GAP, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Castanea:

  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
  • W39BT (Channel 39; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Castanea fatal accident list:

Apr 8, 1989 01:55 AM, 2012, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 28, 1987 09:42 PM, Sr20120020, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Castanea)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • CLIN03, Clin03, Off Nittany Road (Lat: 41.120333 Lon: -77.406639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPZT934
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.062 MHz, 853.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2004, Expiration Date: 03/12/2014, Certifier: Donald R Appleby
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 135, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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