East Berwick, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 2,007.
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
Males: 1,020  (50.9%)
Females: 987  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

50.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18603.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,095 (it was $40,489 in 2000)
East Berwick:

$61,095
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,160 (it was $19,531 in 2000)

East Berwick CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $134,014 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
East Berwick:

$134,014
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $164,592; detached houses: $174,373; townhouses or other attached units: $114,116; in 2-unit structures: $99,277; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,806; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,004; mobile homes: $41,710

Median gross rent in 2019: $796.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Berwick: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.8%

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Ancestries: American (17.6%), German (16.7%), Italian (14.7%), Polish (8.7%), English (7.0%), Irish (4.8%).

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, Pennsylvania map

100 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This place:

4.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,437 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,965 (1.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in East Berwick, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in East Berwick, PA in 2019
East Berwick satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in East Berwick, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Utilities (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (12.9%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Food (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Utilities (5.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in East Berwick, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Financial managers (4.3%)

Average climate in East Berwick, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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

City:

0.331
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6

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 significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% 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 236.4 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 51.6 miles away from East Berwick center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 221.7 miles away from the city 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 East Berwick center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 270.9 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 East Berwick 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
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, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in East Berwick:

Marital status in East Berwick, PA
  • Never married: 12.4%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in East Berwick:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - East Berwick
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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
This county:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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:
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.8%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Berwick:

49.6%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Berwick:

21.2%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
East Berwick:

76.0%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Berwick, PA Residents

3.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.38%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.42% ($34,949 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($37,285)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($35,492)


3.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.39% ($42,725 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.22% ($37,469)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($33,233)

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.)

East Berwick fatal accident list:

Jul 11, 2019 01:48 PM, Us-11 E Front St, Lat: 41.061011, Lon: -76.219411, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 2017 03:12 PM, Us-11 E Front St, Lat: 41.061000, Lon: -76.219389, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.6mTotal length
  • $769,000Total costs
  • 87,286Total average daily traffic
  • 10,164Total 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Berwick, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Berwick, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Berwick, PA
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%Coal or coke
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Berwick, PA
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.1%Electricity


East Berwick compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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