Dicksonville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 467. Population change since 2000: +3.8%
Males: 244  (52.4%)
Females: 223  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15734.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,131 (it was $32,961 in 2000)
Dicksonville:

$30,131
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,616 (it was $14,785 in 2000)

Dicksonville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $52,899 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Dicksonville:

$52,899
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $94,280; Detached houses: $91,503

Median gross rent in 2016: $783.

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  • Races in Dicksonville, PA (2010)

    Dicksonville races chart
    • 46098.5%White alone
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 30.6%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dicksonville: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (40.6%), German (15.8%), Scotch-Irish (14.5%), English (7.9%), Irish (4.8%), Welsh (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 529 people per square mile   (low).

Dicksonville, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Dicksonville:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dicksonville CDP:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 19.9%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Dicksonville CDP:  1.8% ($509)
Pennsylvania:  1.6% ($1,552)
Dicksonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (54.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (209.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Commodore, PA (1.8 miles ), Clymer borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Marion Center borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Heilwood, PA (2.9 miles ), Ernest borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Chevy Chase Heights, PA (3.0 miles ), Creekside borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Indiana borough, PA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 79.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

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

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (71%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Community and social service occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (43%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Dicksonville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dicksonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Dicksonville place center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 36.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dicksonville-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from Dicksonville 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 158.4 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 126.0 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 327.0 miles away from Dicksonville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 315.6 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 Indiana County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dicksonville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dicksonville:

  • INDIAN HAVEN/INDIANA CTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • COMMUNITIES AT INDIAN HAVEN, (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • DCI OF INDIANA (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • INDIANA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • INDIANA PRESBYTERIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • JULIA POUND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • BEACON RIDGE, A CHOICE COMM (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; INDIANA, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dicksonville:

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 11 miles; Indiana, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,471)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 22 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Saint Francis University (about 25 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 33 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 34 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • Seton Hill University (about 41 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Private high school in Dicksonville:

  • INDIANA WESLEYAN SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 18215 ROUTE 403 HWY N, Grades: 2-12)

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Indiana 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 72.2. This is about average.

City:

72.2
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.69
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.79. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.79
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 32.8%
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Dicksonville CDP (based on Indiana County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,44182
Catholic12,38317
Evangelical Protestant10,777100
Other1,3487
Orthodox4236
Black Protestant2332
None47,275-
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: 12
Indiana County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Indiana County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Indiana County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Indiana County:

27.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dicksonville:

43.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dicksonville:

50.7%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Dicksonville:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dicksonville:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

44.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Dicksonville:

48.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dicksonville, PA Residents

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Indiana County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.56% ($30,446 average AGI)
from Cambria County, PA  0.36% ($38,737)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.35% ($28,802)


4.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($120 average AGI)
Indiana County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.71% ($29,244 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.53% ($33,396)
to Cambria County, PA  0.34% ($38,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dicksonville:

  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WDAD (1450 AM; 1 kW; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dicksonville:

  • WPCL (97.3 FM; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INCORPORATED)
  • WQMU (92.5 FM; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBRX (94.3 FM; PATTON, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHPA (93.5 FM; BARNESBORO, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYTR (103.3 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dicksonville:

  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 3,500Total average daily traffic
  • 348Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,246Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

Dicksonville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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