Chester Hill, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 864 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 431  (49.9%)
Females: 433  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16866.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,004 (it was $24,271 in 2000)
Chester Hill:

$48,004
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,784 (it was $14,256 in 2000)

Chester Hill borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,567 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Chester Hill:

$93,567
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $111,566; Detached houses: $121,969; Mobile homes: $45,165

Median gross rent in 2016: $583.

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  • Races in Chester Hill, PA (2010)

    Chester Hill races chart
    • 85496.7%White alone
    • 111.2%Two or more races
    • 80.9%Asian alone
    • 50.6%Black alone
    • 50.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chester Hill: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.9%), German (9.9%), Italian (9.7%), English (7.1%), Irish (4.3%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/1883

Elevation: 1500 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,744 people per square mile   (low).

Chester Hill,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Chester Hill:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chester Hill borough:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

10 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,469 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,142 (1.6%)

Chester Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (96.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (173.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Philipsburg borough, PA (0.8 miles ), South Philipsburg borough, PA (0.8 miles ), North Philipsburg, PA (1.2 miles ), Hawk Run, PA (1.6 miles ), Osceola Mills borough, PA (1.9 miles ), West Decatur, PA (1.9 miles ), Blue Ball, PA (1.9 miles ), Morrisdale, PA (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 78.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Chester Hill household income distribution Chester Hill home values distribution

Crime rates in Chester Hill (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (108.5 per 100,000)
  • 3 burglaries (325.4 per 100,000)
  • 18 thefts (1,952.3 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (108.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 134.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Pennsylvania average:

2.85
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Chester Hill, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chester Hill-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Chester Hill borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 47.7 miles away from the borough center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

Chester Hill-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 120.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 160.2 miles away from Chester Hill 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 121.5 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 290.1 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 152.0 miles away from Chester Hill 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 123.0 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chester Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chester Hill:

  • KIDNEY CARE SERVICES OF PHILIPSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • MOUNTAIN LAUREL NRC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD COMMUNITY NURSES (Home Health Center, about 15 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)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • DAVITA - CLEARFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)

Amtrak station near Chester Hill:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chester Hill:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 21 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 21 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 27 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Saint Francis University (about 35 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Lock Haven University (about 44 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 53 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 54 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public elementary/middle school in Chester Hill:

  • TOBY FARMS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 201 BRIDGEWATER ROAD, Grades: 4-8)

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Notable location: Chester Hill Hose Company Station 14 (A). 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 2013 was 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.71. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.71
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.421. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.421
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.4%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  65.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.2%
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: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Chester Hill travel time to work - commute Chester Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chester Hill borough (based on Clearfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,33121
Mainline Protestant15,065101
Evangelical Protestant7,51371
Orthodox5196
Black Protestant1171
Other523
None39,045-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chester Hill:

18.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Chester Hill:

75.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chester Hill, PA Residents
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 3$1,936
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,366
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$960
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,293$51,5160$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,362$32,1720$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$270
Totals for Government 3$9,655$38,6206$4,532

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 Chester Hill:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Chester Hill:

  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • WZWW (95.3 FM; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chester Hill:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHVL-LP (Channel 29; STATE COLLEGE, ETC., PA; Owner: CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Chester Hill fatal accident list:

Jul 30, 2013 09:50 PM, Sr-53, Lat: 40.88592, Lon: -78.23499, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 1997 00:40 AM, Presque St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 9,142Total average daily traffic
  • 433Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,367Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (60%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Chester Hill compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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