Dewart, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,471.
Males: 679  (46.2%)
Females: 792  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17730, 17777.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,895
Dewart:

$44,895
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,556

Dewart CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,900
Dewart:

$115,900
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $243,298; detached houses: $285,600; mobile homes: $41,417

Median gross rent in 2017: $941.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dewart: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.6%
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  • Races in Dewart, PA (2010)
    • 1,43297.3%White alone
    • 191.3%Hispanic
    • 100.7%Black alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 40.3%Two or more races
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (30.8%), American (27.9%), Irish (8.5%), Yugoslavian (7.1%), Italian (6.1%), Ukrainian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 482 feet

73 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe).

This place:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,873 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,805 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (66.3 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (119.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Allenwood, PA (1.1 miles ),
Watsontown borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
McEwensville borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Montgomery borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
New Columbia, PA (2.2 miles ),
Turbotville borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
West Milton, PA (2.5 miles ),
Milton borough, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.11 N, Longitude: 76.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Distribution of median household income in Dewart, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dewart, PA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Dewart-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Dewart place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dewart-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 184.7 miles away from the city 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 69.6 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 235.3 miles away from Dewart center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from Dewart 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 70.8 miles away from Dewart 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 283.3 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 Northumberland County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Dewart:

  • KRAMM NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WATSONTOWN, PA)
  • KRAMM HEALTHCARE BROADWAY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MILTON, PA)
  • KRAMM HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MILTON, PA)
  • KRAMM HEALTHCARE CNT INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MILTON, PA)
  • MUNCY VALLEY HOSPITAL SNU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MUNCY, PA)
  • EMMANUEL CENTER FOR NURSING (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)
  • NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA DIALYSIS CENTER - LEWISBURG, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LEWISBURG, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dewart:

  • Bucknell University (about 11 miles; Lewisburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,418)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 12 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Susquehanna University (about 22 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Lock Haven University (about 31 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 45 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 47 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)

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Northumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Dewart (2011 data):

  • The Muncy Bank and Trust Company: Dewart Office Branch at 4880 State Route 44, branch established on 2009/11/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $299.2 mil, Deposits: $257.5 mil, headquarters in Muncy, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Muncy Bank Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dewart:

Marital status in Dewart, PA
  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Dewart:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dewart, PA (based on Northumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant21,455102
Catholic14,54012
Evangelical Protestant9,79462
Other2,6629
Black Protestant1181
Orthodox761
None45,883-
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: 19
Northumberland County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Northumberland County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Here:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.5%
State:

11.5%

4.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, PA  0.64% ($34,238 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.53% ($28,851)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.47% ($37,731)


4.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, PA  0.70% ($55,460 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.50% ($38,427)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.40% ($52,405)

Businesses in Dewart, PA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dewart:

  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMLP (1380 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWPA (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WLYC (1050 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: WILLIAMSPORT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRAK (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dewart:

  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGRC (91.3 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBGM (88.1 FM; NEW BERLIN, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dewart:

  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
  • W05BG (Channel 5; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W09BL (Channel 9; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PENN CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W62CS (Channel 62; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W20AD (Channel 20; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W26AT (Channel 26; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W30AN (Channel 30; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W39BT (Channel 39; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.6mTotal length
  • $1,124,000Total costs
  • 23,383Total average daily traffic
  • 2,096Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,558Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dewart, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dewart, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dewart, PA
  • 70.0%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 9.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dewart, PA
  • 61.4%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas


Dewart compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Dewart on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (population 500+)"
  • #37 (17730) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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