Ferndale, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,519 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 729  (48.1%)
Females: 790  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15905.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,362 (it was $32,617 in 2000)
Ferndale:

$50,362
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,357 (it was $25,750 in 2000)

Ferndale borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,108 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Ferndale:

$90,108
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $88,339; detached houses: $91,054; townhouses or other attached units: $33,800; in 2-unit structures: $229,621

Median gross rent in 2017: $656.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ferndale: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.9%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ferndale, PA (2010)
    • 1,56795.8%White alone
    • 231.4%Two or more races
    • 231.4%Hispanic
    • 191.2%Black alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Ferndale by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.5)
1
(61.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(428.1)
3
(184.0)
2
(121.9)
7
(430.8)
4
(251.3)
1
(63.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.5)
1
(62.8)
3
(189.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.5)
2
(122.3)
1
(61.3)
3
(182.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(316.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.6)
1
(66.5)
Auto thefts
(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)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)4.250.8139.439.331.790.573.538.60.02.62.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), American (12.9%), Italian (9.1%), Irish (7.6%), English (6.9%), Polish (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/01/1896

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 4,305 people per square mile   (average).

Ferndale, Pennsylvania map

14 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,339 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,338 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (56.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (200.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lorain borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Elim, PA (1.2 miles ),
Belmont, PA (1.3 miles ),
Dale borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Southmont borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Geistown borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Daisytown borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Johnstown, PA (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.29 N, Longitude: 78.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Distribution of median household income in Ferndale, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ferndale, PA in 2017

Property values in Ferndale, PA

Ferndale satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Ferndale, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Ferndale, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)

Average climate in Ferndale, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ferndale, Pennsylvania average temperatures Ferndale, Pennsylvania average precipitation Ferndale, Pennsylvania humidity Ferndale, Pennsylvania wind speed Ferndale, Pennsylvania snowfall Ferndale, Pennsylvania sunshine Ferndale, 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 71.0. This is about average.

City:

71.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.666. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.666
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
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 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Ferndale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the Ferndale borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 36.7 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ferndale-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 113.6 miles away from Ferndale center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from Ferndale 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 152.0 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 150.7 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 305.2 miles away from Ferndale 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 194.6 miles away from Ferndale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cambria County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Ferndale:

  • CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 1 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEM HOSP TRANS CARE U (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN NSG CARE CTR-JO (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • PRODIGY DIALYSIS, LLC - OSBORNE STREET (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • HIRAM G ANDREWS CNTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF GREATER JOHNSTOWN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Ferndale:

  • 3 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferndale:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 5 miles; Johnstown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,815)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 20 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Saint Francis University (about 21 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 32 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Seton Hill University (about 34 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 35 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cambria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

NOCKAMIXON TWP VETERANS PARK (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • FERNDALE INN (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

63.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Ferndale:

Marital status in Ferndale, PA
  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Ferndale:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ferndale
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Religion statistics for Ferndale, PA (based on Cambria County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,83156
Mainline Protestant24,819101
Evangelical Protestant9,20867
Black Protestant2,0666
Orthodox1,58112
Other6095
None40,565-
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: 31
Here:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Cambria County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
This county:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Cambria County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cambria County:

10.9%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ferndale:

51.3%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.2%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Ferndale:

57.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ferndale:

77.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ferndale, 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
Streets and Highways 3$5,474$21,8961$850
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,454$29,44811$4,210
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$510
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$124
Financial Administration 0$0 3$3,167
Totals for Government 4$7,928$23,78425$8,861

Ferndale government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $112,000 ($73.73)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $170,000 ($111.92)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($86.24)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($80.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000 ($61.88)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($48.72)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($18.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($18.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($15.14)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($12.51)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($11.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($9.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($1.32)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $464,000 ($305.46)
    Corporate Bonds: $340,000 ($223.83)
    Benefit Payments: $310,000 ($204.08)
    Withdrawals: $34,000 ($22.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $225,000 ($148.12)

Ferndale government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $122,000 ($80.32)
    Sewerage: $54,000 ($35.55)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.32)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $234,000 ($154.05)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $50,000 ($32.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($5.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($1.97)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.32)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $99,000 ($65.17)
    Highways: $43,000 ($28.31)
  • Tax - Property: $190,000 ($125.08)
    Individual Income: $111,000 ($73.07)
    Public Utility License: $22,000 ($14.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($9.22)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,000 ($3.95)

Ferndale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $320,000 ($210.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $115,000 ($75.71)

2.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.97%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Somerset County, PA  0.46% ($31,843 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.33% ($31,629)
from Indiana County, PA  0.19% ($35,000)


3.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.62%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Somerset County, PA  0.51% ($42,392 average AGI)
to Blair County, PA  0.36% ($41,174)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.31% ($40,065)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferndale:

  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WNTJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: GREATER JOHNSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferndale:

  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WUZI-FM1 (105.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W228AO (93.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ferndale:

  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)

Ferndale fatal accident list:

Mar 22, 2017 02:48 AM, Sr-403 Ferndale Ave, Lat: 40.293436, Lon: -78.919344, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.6mTotal length
  • $4,196,000Total costs
  • 7,199Total average daily traffic
  • 552Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,227Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ferndale)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • BRIDGETON, Lonely Cottage Road (Lat: 40.542611 Lon: -75.129611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQRY324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 769.506 MHz, 770.556 MHz, 770.806 MHz, 771.681 MHz, 771.981 MHz, 772.331 MHz, 772.656 MHz, 772.981 MHz, 773.231 MHz, 773.881 MHz, 774.656 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2013, Expiration Date: 08/14/2023, Certifier: Peter D Ference, Registrant: L.R. Kimball, 4400 Deer Path Rd. Suite 105, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 250-9944, Fax: (717) 221-8860, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SITE 69, Lonely Cottage Road (Lat: 40.542611 Lon: -75.129611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQOQ619, Licensee ID: L01653650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/23/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2014, Certifier: Nelson Santos, Registrant: Sw Networks, 948 Springer Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3807, Fax: (630) 652-3805
  • EPA0515, 9209 Easton Road (Lat: 40.536500 Lon: -75.178694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQSS919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 11/08/2013, Expiration Date: 11/08/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • CROWN BRDGTN, Lonely Cottage Road (Lat: 40.542611 Lon: -75.129611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQWN324, Licensee ID: L00071364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11215.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/08/2015, Expiration Date: 10/08/2025, Certifier: Tracy A Carl, Registrant: Bucks County Dept. Of Emergency Communic, 1265 Almshouse Road, Doylestown, PA 18901, Phone: (215) 345-3960, Fax: (215) 340-8395, Email:
  • FERNDALE, 2.7 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 40.542583 Lon: -75.129611), Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WAH495,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6345.50 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA3YIU, Licensee ID: L00321248, Grant Date: 01/31/2011, Expiration Date: 04/30/2021, Certifier: John S Becker, Registrant: John S Becker, Beverly Dr, Ferndale, PA 18921

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$71,0005$56,60014$58,8573$24,6672$44,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$44,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$07$47,5713$8,0001$10,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$20,0004$28,7500$02$43,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$42,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$76,0001$63,0001$79,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$86,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ferndale, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ferndale, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ferndale, PA
  • 95.7%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ferndale, PA
  • 91.4%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Electricity


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