Ernest, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 450 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 198  (44.1%)
Females: 252  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15739.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,545 (it was $21,058 in 2000)
Ernest:

$49,545
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,955 (it was $10,951 in 2000)

Ernest borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $72,588 (it was $36,100 in 2000)
Ernest:

$72,588
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $72,917; Detached houses: $70,770

Median gross rent in 2016: $741.

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  • Races in Ernest, PA (2010)

    Ernest races chart
    • 44596.3%White alone
    • 102.2%Hispanic
    • 40.9%Black alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ernest: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (12.7%), Slovak (11.7%), English (7.3%), Polish (6.8%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1180 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,917 people per square mile   (low).

Ernest,PA real estate house value index trend

Ernest, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Ernest:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ernest borough:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ernest, Pennsylvania as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Ernest to the number of sex offenders is 403 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $730 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $638 (0.8%)

Ernest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (45.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (217.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Creekside borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Chevy Chase Heights, PA (1.7 miles ), Indiana borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Atwood, PA (2.7 miles) , Shelocta, PA (2.7 miles) , Clymer borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Plumville borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Lucerne Mines, PA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 79.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

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

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (2%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Ernest, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ernest-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Ernest borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 43.3 miles away from the borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ernest-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 85.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from Ernest 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.0 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) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from the city 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 307.2 miles away from Ernest center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 334.8 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).
Ernest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ernest:

  • SCENERY HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • INDIAN HAVEN/INDIANA CTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • COMMUNITIES AT INDIAN HAVEN, (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • HERITAGE VISITING NURSE'S AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • DCI OF INDIANA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • INDIANA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; INDIANA, PA)
  • INDIANA PRESBYTERIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; INDIANA, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ernest:

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 5 miles; Indiana, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,471)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 17 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Saint Francis University (about 31 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Seton Hill University (about 33 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 34 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 38 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 39 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)

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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 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

75

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 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 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.79
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.6%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  70.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ernest borough (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:
Ernest:

52.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.0%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ernest:

19.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ernest:

79.8%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ernest, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$300
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$380
Totals for Government 0$0 2$680

Ernest government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($124.44)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($37.78)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($13.33)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($13.33)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($8.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($6.67)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($6.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.22)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($17.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($64.44)

Ernest government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($4.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($160.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($20.00)
    All Other: $2,000 ($4.44)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $16,000 ($35.56)
    NEC: $8,000 ($17.78)
    Property: $4,000 ($8.89)

Ernest government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,000 ($15.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($6.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($8.89)

Ernest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($128.89)

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 Ernest:

  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAD (1450 AM; 1 kW; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ernest:

  • 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)
  • WLCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, PA; Owner: LONGO MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPCL (97.3 FM; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INCORPORATED)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WBRX (94.3 FM; PATTON, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHPA (93.5 FM; BARNESBORO, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES INC.)
  • WYTR (103.3 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ernest:

  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Ernest fatal accident list:

Oct 3, 1988 07:35 PM, 110, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Thomas A Stutzman, Blue Spruce (Lat: 40.685361 Lon: -79.166722), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 7243499300, Tstutzman@indianacounty.Org, 85 HAVEN DRIVE
  • R Allen Smith, Blue Spruce (Lat: 40.685361 Lon: -79.166722), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 42063 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 7243499300, Tstutzman@indianacounty.Org, 85 HAVEN DRIVE
  • R Allen Smith, Blue Spruce (Lat: 40.685361 Lon: -79.166722), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 42063 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 7243499300, Tstutzman@indianacounty.Org, 85 HAVEN DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cr Rofw 2000 E Of Ridge Pike (Lat: 40.105944 Lon: -75.306583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KGV725, Licensee ID: L00201418
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2003, Expiration Date: 03/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2004, Certifier: Robert Mac MillanRegistrant: Pennsylvania Lines LLC, 99 Spring St Sw Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (215) 209-3716, Fax: (215) 209-2304
  • .3 Mi N Of Sr 110 On Blue Spruce Rd (Lat: 40.680611 Lon: -79.164194), Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPBB566
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.300 MHzGrant Date: 09/07/2002, Expiration Date: 11/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2009Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLUE SPRUCE, Blue Spruce (Lat: 40.685361 Lon: -79.166722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQPF463, Licensee ID: L00135011
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2022, Certifier: Thomas StutzmanRegistrant: County Of Indiana, 85 Haven Drive, Indiana, PA 15701, Phone: (724) 349-9300, Fax: (724) 465-3868, Email:

Most common first names in Ernest, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1375.5 years
Mary1181.1 years
Anna1081.0 years
George978.0 years
Joseph682.8 years
William672.5 years
James574.6 years
Charles580.8 years
Mike578.2 years
Robert569.8 years
Most common last names in Ernest, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark574.5 years
Ohara574.4 years
Patterson578.6 years
Zellman582.6 years
Smith586.4 years
Gerber483.5 years
Miconi472.0 years
Lewis476.0 years
Swanlek472.7 years
Henley385.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Ernest compared to Pennsylvania 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Ernest on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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