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Population in 2012: 451 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 

Males: 225  (50.0%)
Females: 226  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16317.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,346 (it was $37,143 in 2000)
Cooperstown:

$47,346
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,683

Cooperstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,360 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Cooperstown:

$80,360
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,737; Detached houses: $80,365; In 2-unit structures: $118,800; Mobile homes: $53,410

Median gross rent in 2012: $542.

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  • White alone - 455 (98.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cooperstown: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.0%), English (12.4%), Irish (10.7%), United States (8.0%), Polish (7.0%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/25/1858

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 771 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cooperstown:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cooperstown borough:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.2%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Cooperstown, Pennsylvania as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cooperstown to the number of sex offenders is 150 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,219 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $774 (1.1%)

Cooperstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (43.8 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (73.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (268.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hannasville, PA (2.0 miles) , Utica borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Sugarcreek borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Franklin, PA (2.7 miles ), Cochranton borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Polk borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Rouseville borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Oil City, PA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.50 N, Longitude: 79.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-8.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Printing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Cooperstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the Cooperstown borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the borough center killed 7 people and injured 30 people.

Earthquake activity:

Cooperstown-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 80% 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 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from Cooperstown 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from Cooperstown center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 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 Venango County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Alton W. Knappenberger - Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cooperstown: Alton W. Knappenberger.


Hospitals/medical centers near Cooperstown:

  • SUGAR CREEK STATION SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FRANKLIN, PA)
  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER, OIL CITY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; OIL CITY, PA)
  • VNA OF VENANGO COUNTY INC HOSP (Hospital, about 11 miles away; OIL CITY, PA)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cooperstown:

  • Allegheny College (about 18 miles; Meadville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • Grove City College (about 26 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,252)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 32 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 7,651)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,473)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (about 43 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,574)
  • Mercyhurst College (about 43 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,674)

Public high school in Cooperstown:

  • Oakland School (Students: 115; Location: 2111 Creek Rd; Grades: PK-12)
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Library in Cooperstown:

  • COOPERSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $31,865; Location: 182 N. MAIN STREET; 13,965 books; 772 audio materials; 925 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Cooperstown Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Lake Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Venango County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.7%

Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  74.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cooperstown, PA

Cooperstown 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cooperstown travel time to work - commute


Cooperstown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cooperstown borough (based on Venango County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.67%
Here49.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents34.5%33.7%9.4%5.0%2.2%
Congregations6.8%38.1%12.7%4.2%1.7%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)American Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church General Conference Churches of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.6%1.4%1.3%9.0%
Congregations4.2%2.5%1.7%3.4%24.6%
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: 15
Venango County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Venango County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Venango County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Venango County:

28.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

15.8%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$676
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$225
Totals for Government 0$0 11$901

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $61,000 ($135.25)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($53.22)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($35.48)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($28.82)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($17.74)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($8.87)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($6.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.43)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($4.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($2.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $24,000 ($53.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($84.26)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($4.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000 ($31.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($6.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($22.17)
    All Other: $2,000 ($4.43)
  • Tax - Property: $29,000 ($64.30)
    Individual Income: $29,000 ($64.30)
    NEC: $4,000 ($8.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $85,000 ($188.47)

3.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.56%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Crawford County, PA  0.45% ($22,979 average AGI)
from Clarion County, PA  0.31% ($26,848)
from Butler County, PA  0.27% ($32,776)


4.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,998 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Crawford County, PA  0.54% ($25,581 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.34% ($22,192)
to Clarion County, PA  0.32% ($28,221)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cooperstown:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRA (1450 AM; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOYL (1340 AM; 1 kW; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIV (1230 AM; 1 kW; TITUSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKQW (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cooperstown:

  • WUUZ (107.7 FM; COOPERSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGYI (98.5 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKQW-FM (96.3 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WXXO (104.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVME (91.9 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCTL (106.3 FM; UNION CITY, PA; Owner: INSPIRATION TIME, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cooperstown:

  • W52BO (Channel 52; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)
  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,690
Total average daily truck traffic: 63
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,439

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cooperstown)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1050 Off Rt 8 On Brownshill Rd (Lat: 40.715611 Lon: -79.924778), Call Sign: KGE833
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8200 MHz, 33.8600 MHz, 33.8800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 03/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002
    Registrant: Middlesex Township Vol. Fire Company, 138 Hillview Dr., Valencia, PA 16059, Phone: (412) 367-7258, Fax: (412) 364-7118, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cooperstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: REED TEENIE TWO MODEL 2 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 90418 , Serial Number: 221, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Robert E Reed, Box 53, Cooperstown, PA 16317



Most common first names in Cooperstown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1272.8 years
John1172.2 years
James1075.1 years
Charles1074.3 years
Donald862.6 years
Dorothy781.0 years
Paul671.8 years
William669.1 years
Lawrence676.0 years
Mary681.0 years
Most common last names in Cooperstown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Deeter973.5 years
Speer683.2 years
Boughner582.0 years
Tarr570.2 years
Tingley582.6 years
Williams577.8 years
Baker581.6 years
Bell580.8 years
Wilson578.8 years
Lepley567.6 years
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