East Rutherford, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 196. Population change since 2000: +5.9%
Males: 126  (64.3%)
Females: 70  (35.7%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17021, 17035.

East Rutherford Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,790 (it was $28,333 in 2000)
East Rutherford:

$59,790
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,971 (it was $13,456 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,659 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
East Rutherford:

$65,659
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $63,824; Detached houses: $63,824

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,050.

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East Rutherford races chart
  • White alone - 194 (99.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in East Rutherford: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (55.6%), English (20.4%), Irish (13.0%), Italian (9.3%), Dutch (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 860 people per square mile   (low).

East Rutherford, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in East Rutherford:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Rutherford CDP:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 31.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.2%
  • Divorced: 25.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $933 (1.5%)

East Rutherford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (66.0 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (90.3 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (132.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Blain borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Longfellow, PA (3.2 miles ), Mattawana, PA (3.3 miles ), McVeytown borough, PA (3.4 miles ), Newton Hamilton borough, PA (3.5 miles ), Atkinson Mills, PA (3.6 miles) , Granville, PA (3.6 miles ), Strodes Mills, PA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 77.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

East Rutherford household income distribution East Rutherford home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (43%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (62%)
  • Finance and insurance (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Woodworkers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (20%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (17%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Business operations specialists (11%)
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)

Average climate in East Rutherford, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Rutherford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the East Rutherford place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Rutherford-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 165.2 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 82.7 miles away from East Rutherford center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 204.2 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 84.2 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 298.9 miles away from East Rutherford center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 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 Juniata County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Rutherford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Rutherford:

  • MALTA HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GRANVILLE, PA)

Amtrak station near East Rutherford:

  • 16 miles: LEWISTON (LEWISTOWN, HELEN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Shippensburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,051)
  • Dickinson College (about 25 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 33 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 35 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Messiah College (about 36 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 39 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Gettysburg College (about 42 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)

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Notable location: East Waterford Community Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Juniata 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 2012 was 99.6. This is worse than average.

City:

99.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.96
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.273. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.6%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

East Rutherford compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Rutherford CDP (based on Juniata County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.17%
Here: 50.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMennonite Church USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the Brethren
Adherents34.7%20.9%9.4%7.7%3.9%
Congregations32.0%13.3%8.0%9.3%5.3%
NameOld Order AmishBrethren in Christ ChurchAssemblies of GodConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents3.6%3.4%3.3%3.0%10.1%
Congregations8.0%1.3%2.7%2.7%17.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Juniata County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Juniata County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Juniata County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Juniata County:

29.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.6%
State:

11.5%

3.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Perry County, PA  0.75% ($31,529 average AGI)
from Mifflin County, PA  0.60% ($27,250)
from Dauphin County, PA  0.30% ($45,964)


3.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mifflin County, PA  0.69% ($22,677 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.37% ($28,714)
to Perry County, PA  0.32% ($32,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Rutherford:

  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKVA (920 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Rutherford:

  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMRF-FM (95.7 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around East Rutherford:

  • W12CA (Channel 12; ELLIOTTSBURG, PA; Owner: HEIRLOOM MINISTRIES, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PERULACK, Approx. 3 Miles Wsw Of (Lat: 40.353333 Lon: -77.657222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQLQ216
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2010, Expiration Date: 03/26/2020, Certifier: Richard D Soileau
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

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