Duncansville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2021: 1,245 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 573  (46.1%)
Females: 672  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 16635.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $61,852 (it was $31,532 in 2000)
Duncansville:

$61,852
PA:

$68,957

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $35,490 (it was $16,344 in 2000)

Duncansville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $126,104 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Duncansville:

$126,104
PA:

$222,300

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $134,198; detached houses: $132,753; townhouses or other attached units: $87,324

Median gross rent in 2021: $773.

March 2022 cost of living index in Duncansville: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 7.1%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Duncansville, PA (2021)
    • 1,03591.1%White alone
    • 413.6%Hispanic
    • 322.8%Two or more races
    • 151.3%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Duncansville, Pennsylvania as of February 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Duncansville is 113 to 1.


Crime rates in Duncansville by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(84.3)
1
(85.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(84.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(169.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.2)
1
(86.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(84.7)
5
(427.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(162.2)
8
(646.7)
1
(81.0)
1
(81.6)
5
(411.2)
1
(83.1)
3
(250.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(2,117)
21
(1,796)
15
(1,294)
28
(2,271)
44
(3,557)
34
(2,753)
8
(652.5)
11
(904.6)
7
(581.4)
11
(918.2)
2
(168.6)
6
(511.1)
5
(430.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(84.7)
1
(85.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.8)
2
(161.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index131.2202.751.8102.2194.0128.797.165.035.754.399.5105.641.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Duncansville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 2 (2 officers - 2 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
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Ancestries: German (51.6%), Irish (10.2%), Italian (8.7%), English (7.1%), American (4.0%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/04/1891

Elevation: 1015 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,326 people per square mile   (low).

Duncansville, Pennsylvania map

26 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This borough:

2.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,611 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,416 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (81.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (176.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Foot of Ten, PA (1.2 miles ),
Hollidaysburg borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Newry borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Lakemont, PA (2.0 miles ),
Vicksburg, PA (2.0 miles ),
East Freedom, PA (2.2 miles ),
Altoona, PA (2.5 miles ),
Roaring Spring borough, PA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 78.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Distribution of median household income in Duncansville, PA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Duncansville, PA in 2021

Property values in Duncansville, PA

Duncansville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in Duncansville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Rail transportation (3.1%)
  • Paper (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Rail transportation (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
  • Wood products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Duncansville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Duncansville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Duncansville, Pennsylvania average temperatures Duncansville, Pennsylvania average precipitation Duncansville, Pennsylvania humidity Duncansville, Pennsylvania wind speed Duncansville, Pennsylvania snowfall Duncansville, Pennsylvania sunshine Duncansville, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.2. This is about average.

City:

70.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.459. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.459
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.62
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Duncansville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.0 miles away from the Duncansville borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 53.7 miles away from the borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Duncansville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 176.0 miles away from Duncansville 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) earthquake occurred 126.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from Duncansville 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 126.4 miles away from Duncansville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 321.6 miles away from Duncansville center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.2 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 Blair County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Duncansville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Duncansville:

  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOMES-PRESBY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • LUTHERAN HOME AT HOLLIDAYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • GARVEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • HOME NURSING AGENCY AND VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ALTOONA, PA)
  • HORIZONS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ALTOONA, PA)

Heliports located in Duncansville:

Amtrak stations near Duncansville:

  • 7 miles: ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: TYRONE (10TH & LOGAN AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duncansville:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 9 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,656)
  • Saint Francis University (about 13 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 24 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 40 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 42 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 42 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)

Private high school in Duncansville:

  • BLAIR COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 95, Location: 925 BLACKS LN, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Duncansville:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Blair Township - Duncansville Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gillans Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Duncansville (130 Patchway Road), Comfort Inn Altoona (130 Patchway Rd).

Birthplace of: Robert Gibson (pitcher) - Baseball player.

Blair County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Duncansville and their reported violations in the past:

BLAIR TWP WATER & SEWER AUTH (Population served: 2,550, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2008. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from AUG-23-2007 to AUG-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-21-2007 to SEP-21-2007)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
VFW POST NO 8724 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HUBCAPS PIZZA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-25-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BEL AIR PARK APTS (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 50 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Duncansville that have no violations reported:

  • WRIGHTS ORCHARD STA CPGRD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

56.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.5%
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: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Duncansville (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Duncanville Branch at 520 Third Avenue, branch established on 1985/06/12. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Duncansville Branch at 1525 Third Avenue, branch established on 1953/12/07. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Duncansville Branch at Routes 220 And 22, Wye Switches, branch established on 1980/12/15. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Duncansville Walmart Branch at 200 Commerce Drive, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Altoona First Savings Bank: Duncansville Office at 150 Patchway Road, branch established on 2003/04/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $210.5 mil, Deposits: $184.9 mil, headquarters in Altoona, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Reliance Savings Bank: Meadows Branch at 1254 Plank Rd, branch established on 1995/11/06. Info updated 2008/08/07: Bank assets: $378.5 mil, Deposits: $277.4 mil, headquarters in Altoona, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Reliance Bancorp,mhc
  • S&T Bank: Strawberry Meadows Branch at 200 Patch Way Road, branch established on 2003/12/15. Info updated 2012/03/14: Bank assets: $4,099.9 mil, Deposits: $3,349.5 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: S & T Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Duncansville:

Marital status in Duncansville, PA
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Duncansville:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Duncansville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Duncansville, PA (based on Blair County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,60621
Mainline Protestant19,74789
Evangelical Protestant16,79099
Other1,9316
Orthodox3685
Black Protestant1912
None60,456-
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: 25
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Blair County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Blair County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Blair County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Blair County:

30.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

57.2%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Duncansville:

58.2%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.0%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Duncansville:

7.2%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Duncansville:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Duncansville:

62.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Duncansville, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3$4,828$19,3120$0
Sewerage 3$4,828$19,3120$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,977$41,8620$0
Financial Administration 1$3,160$37,9200$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,816$45,7920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,572
Totals for Government 10$23,609$28,3318$1,572

Duncansville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $370,000 ($297.19)
    Water Utilities: $211,000 ($169.48)
    Regular Highways: $153,000 ($122.89)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($97.99)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($50.60)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($42.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($36.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($22.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($4.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($2.41)

Duncansville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $372,000 ($298.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($4.02)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($8.03)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $218,000 ($175.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $67,000 ($53.82)
  • Tax - Property: $193,000 ($155.02)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $112,000 ($89.96)
    Individual Income: $101,000 ($81.12)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,000 ($19.28)
    Public Utility License: $21,000 ($16.87)

Duncansville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($52.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($52.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($52.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($52.21)

Duncansville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $141,000 ($113.25)
Businesses in Duncansville, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1UPS4
FedEx2Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Martin's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Duncansville:

  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WRTA (1240 AM; 1 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALTOONA TRANS-AUDIO CORP, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSM (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WHJB (1600 AM; 5 kW; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: JOHN H. CESSNA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duncansville:

  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Duncansville:

  • W32AX (Channel 32; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W57AH (Channel 57; BROCKPORT, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WKBS-TV (Channel 47; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)

Duncansville fatal accident list:

May 10, 2009 03:36 PM, 6th Av, Park Dr, Lat: 40.427561, Lon: -78.428650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 16, 1988 10:53 PM, Sr00220210, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 3, 1980 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 335ft / 102mTotal length
  • $2,738,000Total costs
  • 374,055Total average daily traffic
  • 40,808Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Duncansville, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 461980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Duncansville, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Duncansville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Duncansville, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • DUNCANSVILLE, Lat: 40.425194 Lon: -78.432889, Call Sign: WPXU778, Licensee ID: L00689178,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2023, Expiration Date: 06/13/2033, Certifier: G Ray Cochran, Registrant: Blair Township Water & Sewer Auth
  • PT05SH285, Longview Drive (Lat: 40.463611 Lon: -78.476639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WQRE389,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 06/26/2023, Expiration Date: 04/25/2033, Certifier: Steve Sharkey, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th St, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • WPA0111, Longview Drive (Lat: 40.463611 Lon: -78.476639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WQSX254,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 12/03/2013, Expiration Date: 12/03/2023, Certifier: Brett Lindsey, Registrant: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6039, Email:
  • A4F0827A, Longview Drive (Lat: 40.463611 Lon: -78.476639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WQXB236,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • HORSESHOE CU, Longview Drive (Lat: 40.463611 Lon: -78.476639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WRPE877, Licensee ID: L02299812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 01/26/2022, Expiration Date: 01/26/2032, Certifier: Dwayne Zimmerman, Registrant: Crowsnest Broadband LLC, 4467 Woodbury Pike, Woodbury, PA 16694, Phone: (814) 626-8646, Email:
  • STATION, Route 220 1.0 Mi S Of (Lat: 40.411167 Lon: -78.438333), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KGM39,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2146.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2001, Expiration Date: 11/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2007, Certifier: Peter J Pikna, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Blue Knob Valley Airport (Lat: 40.395917 Lon: -78.453917), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KPH9, Licensee ID: L00002361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2019, Expiration Date: 09/16/2029, Registrant: Blue Knob Valley Airport Inc, 200 Airport Rd, Duncansville, PA 16635, Phone: (814) 695-7705, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Duncansville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Duncansville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,6901$180,6404$145,9981$12,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$192,9900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$63,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Duncansville, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Duncansville, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 57 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Duncansville, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.2%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (18.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Duncansville, PA
    • 6351.2%Structure Fires
    • 2318.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2117.1%Other
    • 1613.0%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Duncansville, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Duncansville, Pennsylvania:

  • Wye Motor Lodge, 200 N & 220 Buisness St, Duncansville, Pennsylvania 16635 , Phone: (814) 695-4407
  • Comfort Inn, 130 Patchway Rd, Duncansville, Pennsylvania 16635 , Phone: (814) 693-1800, Fax: (814) 693-0126
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 115 Convention Center Dr, Duncansville, Pennsylvania 16635 , Phone: (814) 693-1004
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Duncansville, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Duncansville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7473.9 years
Mary7078.8 years
Charles5773.8 years
William5572.7 years
James5270.7 years
Robert4966.9 years
Helen3582.6 years
George3276.1 years
Donald2967.8 years
Paul2771.5 years
Most common last names in Duncansville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2874.2 years
Diehl2674.9 years
Miller2279.0 years
Snyder2271.7 years
Wilt2174.9 years
Hoover1975.0 years
Clapper1570.2 years
Brubaker1580.3 years
Piper1471.9 years
Stiffler1369.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Duncansville, PA
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Duncansville, PA
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Duncansville 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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