Cressona, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,635 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 836  (51.2%)
Females: 799  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17929, 17972.

Cressona Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,130 (it was $39,783 in 2000)
Cressona:

$49,130
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,859 (it was $18,285 in 2000)

Cressona borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,740 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Cressona:

$94,740
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $114,476; Detached houses: $121,384; Townhouses or other attached units: $97,466

Median gross rent in 2013: $667.

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  • Races in Cressona, PA (2010)

    Cressona races chart
    • 1,57495.3%White alone
    • 321.9%Hispanic
    • 171.0%Asian alone
    • 130.8%Black alone
    • 140.8%Two or more races
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cressona: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Irish (9.1%), Polish (7.1%), Dutch (6.8%), Lithuanian (6.1%), English (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/02/1857

Elevation: 562 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,600 people per square mile   (low).

Cressona,PA real estate house value index trend

Cressona, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Cressona:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cressona borough:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

75 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This borough:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,569 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,452 (1.6%)

Cressona satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (24.4 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (70.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Schuylkill Haven borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Friedensburg, PA (1.6 miles ), Renningers, PA (1.7 miles ), Mount Carbon, PA (1.7 miles) , Lake Wynonah, PA (1.7 miles ), Landingville, PA (1.9 miles) , Pottsville, PA (2.0 miles ), Palo Alto borough, PA (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.63 N, Longitude: 76.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-2.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Cressona, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cressona, Pennsylvania average temperatures Cressona, Pennsylvania average precipitation Cressona, Pennsylvania humidity Cressona, Pennsylvania wind speed Cressona, Pennsylvania snowfall Cressona, Pennsylvania sunshine Cressona, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Cressona-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Cressona borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 18.6 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cressona-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 22.3 miles away from the city center
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 227.1 miles away from Cressona 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 23.1 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 248.6 miles away from the city 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 295.0 miles away from Cressona center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 267.4 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 Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cressona topographic map

Birthplace of: George Samuel Dougherty - Private detective for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, Snipe Conley - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cressona:

  • REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
  • PRECISION HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-YORK TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL HEALTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSP AND WARNE CLINIC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL MEDICAL CENTER - SOUTH JACKSON STREET Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL MEDICAL CENTER - EAST NORWEGIAN STREET Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cressona:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 4 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 23 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Albright College (about 24 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 25 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 26 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

Public elementary/middle school in Cressona:

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Notable locations in Cressona: Goodwill Hose Company Cressona (A), Cressona Fire Company 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Panther Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Schuylkill 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 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.130. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.130
U.S.:

0.014
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  71.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cressona borough (based on Schuylkill County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
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: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Schuylkill County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cressona:

46.5%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Cressona:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cressona:

20.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cressona, 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 1$4,045$48,5400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$11,671
Police Protection - Officers 2$13,636$81,8160$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$159
Streets and Highways 2$8,733$52,3981$1,888
Totals for Government 5$26,414$63,39417$13,718

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $57,000 ($34.86)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $134,000 ($81.96)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($76.45)
    General - Other: $99,000 ($60.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $78,000 ($47.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($39.76)
    Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($34.25)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($18.35)
    Health Services - Other: $18,000 ($11.01)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($9.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($6.73)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($4.28)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($1.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($11.62)
    Benefit Payments: $13,000 ($7.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $45,000 ($27.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $177,000 ($108.26)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $84,000 ($51.38)
    All Other: $26,000 ($15.90)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $18,000 ($11.01)
    Interest Revenue: $-8,000 ($-4.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($10.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($15.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($4.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000 ($20.18)
    Highways: $31,000 ($18.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($12.23)
    General Support: $2,000 ($1.22)
  • Tax - Property: $192,000 ($117.43)
    Individual Income: $118,000 ($72.17)
    NEC: $34,000 ($20.80)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $191,000 ($116.82)
    Total Federal Securities: $189,000 ($115.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $368,000 ($225.08)

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
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 Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cressona:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cressona:

  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Cressona:

  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W61AG (Channel 61; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W66AI (Channel 66; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Cressona fatal accident list:

Oct 21, 1976 02:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 1975 02:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 24,978Total average daily traffic
  • 1,266Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,309Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.583417 Lon: -76.137167, Call Sign: WPVK755
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.287 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2012, Expiration Date: 07/03/2022, Certifier: Richard A WorstRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 40.631750 Lon: -76.193556, Call Sign: WQFZ933
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4400 MHz, 72.4800 MHz, 72.5200 MHz, 72.5600 MHz, 72.6000 MHz, 74.6100 MHz, 74.6500 MHz, 74.7100 MHz, 74.7500 MHz, 74.7900 MHz... (+9 more)Grant Date: 11/21/2006, Expiration Date: 05/20/2007, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2007, Certifier: Thomas J MeekRegistrant: Lao, 102 East Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1938, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-2554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 40.629528 Lon: -76.231889), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPJA329
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, 952.768 MHzGrant Date: 08/19/2010, Expiration Date: 08/22/2020Registrant: Ugi Utilitiesinc, 1 Ugi Center, Bldg J-2, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0601, Phone: (570) 829-8849, Fax: (570) 829-8743, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC3U, Grant Date: 09/07/1995, Expiration Date: 09/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2007, Registrant: George J Guitas, 17 Chestnut St, Cressona, PA 17929
  • Call Sign: KB3GYS, Licensee ID: L00388785, Grant Date: 08/13/2001, Expiration Date: 08/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/17/2002, Certifier: Timothy J Brady, Registrant: Timothy J Brady, 5 Zerbe St, Cressona, PA 17929-1513
  • Call Sign: AA3YH, Previous Call Sign: KB3GYS, Licensee ID: L00388785, Grant Date: 08/13/2001, Expiration Date: 08/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2002, Certifier: Timothy J Brady, Registrant: Timothy J Brady, 5 Zerbe St, Cressona, PA 17929-1513
  • Call Sign: KB3D, Previous Call Sign: AA3YH, Licensee ID: L00388785, Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 04/28/2022, Certifier: Timothy J Brady, Registrant: Timothy J Brady, 5 Zerbe Street, Cressona, PA 17929-1513

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HAROLD L MILLER RV8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-M1B+ (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52HE , Serial Number: 83016, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Harold L Miller, 12 Hock St, Cressona, PA 17929

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Cressona

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cressona, PA
Most common first names in Cressona, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2573.0 years
William1871.5 years
George1772.4 years
Mary1380.2 years
Anna1275.4 years
Robert1175.7 years
Joseph1074.3 years
Harry978.3 years
Earl873.9 years
Paul871.9 years
Most common last names in Cressona, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Berger1077.5 years
Moyer973.8 years
Miller975.6 years
Wagner868.8 years
Brown783.7 years
Reed671.0 years
Potts676.8 years
Hock572.2 years
Beck581.6 years
Kriner576.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Solar energy (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Cressona compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Cressona on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #40 (17929) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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