For population 25 years and over in Dauphin:
For population 15 years and over in Dauphin borough:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,067 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (40.1 miles , pop. 56,348).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (75.1 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (97.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Marysville borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Enola, PA (2.3 miles ), Duncannon borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Fox Chase, PA (2.5 miles ), New Buffalo, PA (2.5 miles) , West Fairview, PA (2.5 miles ), Halifax borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Harrisburg, PA (2.7 miles ).
Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 76.93 W
Area code: 717
Population change in the 1990s: -148 (-16.1%).
Work and jobs in Dauphin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dauphin, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dauphin-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Dauphin borough center caused $18 million in damages.
On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 30.6 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dauphin-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 81% 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 47.2 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 48.8 miles away from Dauphin center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from Dauphin center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dauphin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Christian Whitmer - Book of Mormon witness, William Clark (congressman) - Politician.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dauphin and their reported violations in the past:HAGY PARK CONCESSION BLDG (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Dauphin compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Dauphin (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Dauphin borough (based on Dauphin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 51
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,286 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Dauphin fatal accident list:
Nov 16, 2010 09:30 PM, Us-0022, Lat: 40.36395, Lon: -76.92813056, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Apr 2, 2000 06:35 PM, Us-22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Apr 5, 1987 01:27 AM, Sr02250020, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1980 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 5, 1979 02:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 1979 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 1979 04:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dauphin, PA
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total average daily traffic: 90,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,922
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dauphin)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dauphin, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (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)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dauphin)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0247.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Dauphin, PA
State forum archive:
Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2014.