Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 143. Population change since 2000: +68.2%
Males: 87  (60.9%)
Females: 56  (39.1%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17028, 17038.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,424 (it was $65,893 in 2000)
Fort Indiantown Gap:

$71,424
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,185 (it was $27,757 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $304,480 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Fort Indiantown Gap:

$304,480
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $226,944; Detached houses: $226,944
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  • White alone - 140 (97.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Indiantown Gap: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (42.9%), English (28.6%), German (14.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 560 feet

Land area: 18.8 square miles.

Population density: 7.6 people per square mile   (very low).

Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Fort Indiantown Gap:

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Indiantown Gap CDP:

  • Never married: 12.1%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 33.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $583 (0.7%)

Fort Indiantown Gap satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (31.0 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (78.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (81.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jonestown borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Annville, PA (2.8 miles ), Cleona borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Palmyra borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Sand Hill, PA (3.1 miles ), Pleasant Hill, PA (3.1 miles ), Palmdale, PA (3.1 miles ), Williamstown borough, PA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 76.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Fort Indiantown Gap household income distribution Fort Indiantown Gap home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (54%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (55%)
  • Retail trade (45%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fort Indiantown Gap-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Fort Indiantown Gap place center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 14.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Indiantown Gap-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 29.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.4 miles away from Fort Indiantown Gap 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 30.9 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 268.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 252.4 miles away from Fort Indiantown Gap 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 315.8 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 Lebanon County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Indiantown Gap:

  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HUMMELSTOWN, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE PALMYRA/LEBANON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PALMYRA, PA)
  • LEBANON VALLEY HOME THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ANNVILLE, PA)
  • PALMYRA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PALMYRA, PA)
  • LEBANON VALLEY BRETHREN HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PALMYRA, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HERSHEY, PA)
  • OAKVIEW (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LEBANON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Indiantown Gap:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 19 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 19 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 25 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Messiah College (about 30 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Susquehanna University (about 30 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 31 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 32 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)

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Notable location: Verizon Substation (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fort Indiantown Gap include: Walmers Church (A), Moonshine Church (B), Emmanuel United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Marquette Lake (A), Shuey Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Fort Indiantown Gap: Memorial Lake State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lebanon 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 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.227. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported
63 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

Fort Indiantown Gap compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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

Fort Indiantown Gap travel time to work - commute Fort Indiantown Gap mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Electricity (21%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fort Indiantown Gap CDP (based on Lebanon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.66%
Here: 48.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChurch of the Brethren
Adherents23.8%20.5%17.0%14.8%6.0%
Congregations5.9%21.7%13.8%15.1%6.6%
NameOld Order MennoniteAssemblies of GodMennonite; Other GroupsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.9%1.5%10.0%
Congregations3.3%2.6%5.9%1.3%23.7%
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: 31
Lebanon County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Lebanon County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Lebanon County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lebanon County:

28.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.0%
State:

11.5%

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  0.84% ($41,207 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.56% ($43,538)
from Berks County, PA  0.49% ($34,909)


4.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.77% ($39,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.52% ($36,442)
to Berks County, PA  0.37% ($33,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Indiantown Gap:

  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Indiantown Gap:

  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQIC (100.1 FM; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Indiantown Gap:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$166,4086$134,43226$140,3615$44,7682$127,8453$33,693
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$242,7501$60,1800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$013$181,3431$67,4300$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$114,2901$67,9307$199,5341$64,7200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$110,6600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00 , 0023.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$183,6501$156,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$117,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$201,160
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00 , 0023.00

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