For population 25 years and over in Deer Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Deer Lake borough:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,632 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (20.5 miles , pop. 81,207).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (64.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Auburn borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Port Clinton borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Orwigsburg borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Landingville, PA (1.9 miles) , McKeansburg, PA (2.1 miles) , Renningers, PA (2.3 miles ), New Ringgold borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Hamburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ).
Latitude: 40.62 N, Longitude: 76.05 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-4.3%).
Work and jobs in Deer Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Deer Lake, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Deer Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Deer Lake borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Deer Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 70% 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 20.2 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 20.6 miles away from Deer Lake 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 49.8 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 34.5 miles away from the city 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 82.1 miles away from Deer Lake center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 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 Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Deer Lake:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deer Lake:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0967. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.222. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.41. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.2%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Deer Lake compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Deer Lake (based on Schuylkill County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Deer Lake government finances in 2002:
3.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,458 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,732 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Deer Lake, Pennsylvania:See more detailed statistics of Deer Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 19,317
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,851
Total future (year 1986) average daily traffic: 22,578
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Deer Lake)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: