East Berwick, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 2,007. Population change since 2000: +0.5%
Males: 883  (44.0%)
Females: 1,124  (56.0%)
Median resident age:  55.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18603.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,063 (it was $40,489 in 2000)
East Berwick:

$48,063
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,927 (it was $19,531 in 2000)

East Berwick CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $142,485 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
East Berwick:

$142,485
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $149,250; Detached houses: $159,764; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,182; In 2-unit structures: $91,710; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,901; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,892; Mobile homes: $38,389

Median gross rent in 2016: $712.

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  • Races in East Berwick, PA (2010)

    East Berwick races chart
    • 1,89494.4%White alone
    • 683.4%Hispanic
    • 271.3%Two or more races
    • 130.6%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Berwick: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.8%), American (15.9%), Italian (10.6%), Irish (7.6%), Polish (7.5%), Ukrainian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 0.87 square miles.

Population density: 2,318 people per square mile   (low).

East Berwick,PA real estate house value index trend

East Berwick, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in East Berwick:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Berwick CDP:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

21 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,972 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,338 (1.8%)

East Berwick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (37.7 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (93.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Nescopeck borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Foundryville, PA (1.1 miles ), Berwick borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Briar Creek borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Mifflinville, PA (2.2 miles ), Lime Ridge, PA (2.6 miles ), Mocanaqua, PA (2.6 miles ), Shickshinny borough, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 41.06 N, Longitude: 76.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

East Berwick household income distribution East Berwick home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in East Berwick, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Berwick-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the East Berwick place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 tornado 31.8 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:

East Berwick-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 51.6 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.7 miles away from East Berwick 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 218.8 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 52.2 miles away from the city 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 268.8 miles away from East Berwick center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 259.0 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 Luzerne County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Berwick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Berwick:

  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH HOSPICE CA (Hospital, about 1 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK RETIREMENT VILLAGE NRS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BERWICK (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; BERWICK, PA)
  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • BALANCED CARE, BLOOMSBURG (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • ORANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ORANGEVILLE, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near East Berwick:

  • 2 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Berwick:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,452)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 16 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Wilkes University (about 22 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 23 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Misericordia University (about 24 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 27 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bucknell University (about 36 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)

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Notable location: East Berwick Hose Company 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Luzerne 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 63.0. This is about average.

City:

63.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.331. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.331
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.537
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.6%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% 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:

9.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

East Berwick travel time to work - commute East Berwick mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Berwick CDP (based on Luzerne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
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: 65
Luzerne County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Luzerne County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Here:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Berwick:

51.1%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Berwick:

20.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.0%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
East Berwick:

76.8%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Berwick, PA Residents

3.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.48%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.41% ($33,801 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($35,230)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.17% ($28,378)


3.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.36% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.16% ($28,552)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($28,678)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Berwick:

  • WFBS (1280 AM; 1 kW; BERWICK, PA; Owner: FBS WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Berwick:

  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around East Berwick:

  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W68CE (Channel 68; SHICKSHINNY, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 39m128ftTotal length
  • 94,034Total average daily traffic
  • 10,075Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,399Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$95,5802$96,1101$28,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$140,1600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$72,2900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2161.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

East Berwick compared to Pennsylvania 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
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