Frackville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 3,611 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 1,792  (49.6%)
Females: 1,819  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17931.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,330 (it was $32,071 in 2000)
Frackville:

$60,330
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,861 (it was $18,587 in 2000)

Frackville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $80,964 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Frackville:

$80,964
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $98,902; detached houses: $125,029; townhouses or other attached units: $63,794

Median gross rent in 2019: $825.

March 2019 cost of living index in Frackville: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.8%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Frackville, PA (2010)
    • 3,69697.1%White alone
    • 401.1%Hispanic
    • 340.9%Asian alone
    • 120.3%Black alone
    • 110.3%Two or more races
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 161 registered sex offenders living in Frackville, Pennsylvania as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Frackville is 23 to 1.


Crime rates in Frackville by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(39.7)
1
(24.2)
2
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(158.7)
5
(121.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.7)
6
(157.2)
0
(0.0)
8
(212.9)
8
(213.4)
10
(268.6)
3
(80.8)
7
(191.7)
9
(248.3)
6
(166.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(138.8)
5
(121.2)
3
(73.2)
3
(73.1)
6
(157.2)
3
(79.2)
1
(26.6)
6
(160.1)
1
(26.9)
3
(80.8)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(110.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
17
(452.5)
9
(240.1)
19
(510.3)
16
(430.7)
16
(438.2)
12
(331.1)
16
(443.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
2
(53.4)
3
(80.6)
3
(80.8)
1
(27.4)
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)
1
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index54.940.019.818.842.413.5107.375.8103.953.6114.862.958.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Frackville, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: Polish (20.6%), German (14.0%), Irish (12.1%), Russian (10.2%), Guyanese (8.0%), American (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/10/1876

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 6,053 people per square mile   (high).

Frackville, Pennsylvania map

125 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This borough:

3.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,449 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,562 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (34.6 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (79.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Englewood, PA (0.7 miles ),
Altamont, PA (0.8 miles ),
Gilberton borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Girardville borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Shenandoah borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Shenandoah Heights, PA (1.9 miles ),
New Boston-Morea, PA (1.9 miles ),
Heckscherville, PA (2.2 miles)

Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 76.23 W

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Frackville, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Frackville, PA in 2019
Frackville satellite photo by USGS

Frackville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Frackville, PA
Historical housing units in Frackville, PA
Most common industries in Frackville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.2%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.5%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Apparel (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Frackville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Electricians (3.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Frackville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Frackville, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Frackville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Frackville borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 27.3 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Frackville-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 218.6 miles away from Frackville 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 33.0 miles away from Frackville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 239.6 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 222.3 miles away from Frackville 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 33.8 miles away from Frackville center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 288.3 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 Schuylkill County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Frackville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Frackville:

  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NSG FRACKVILLE (500 WEST LAUREL ST)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REH (500 WEST LAUREL STREET)
  • DAVITA - FRACKVILLE (801 SCHUYLKILL MALL ROAD)

Operable nuclear power plants near Frackville:

  • 19 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

College/University in Frackville:

  • Schuylkill Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 151; Location: 101 Technology Dr; Public; Website: www.stcenters.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frackville:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 8 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 31 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 33 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Susquehanna University (about 34 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 34 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

Public high school in Frackville:

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Library in Frackville:

  • FRACKVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $101,950; Location: 56 NORTH LEHIGH AVENUE; 16,011 books; 319 audio materials; 535 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Good Will Hose Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Country Inn-Stes - Frackville (100 Keystone Boulevard East), Econo Lodge (501 S Middle St.), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (958 Schuykill Mall).

Schuylkill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

60.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.4%
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: 0.2% of all households
112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
114 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Frackville (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Frackville Branch at 2 South Lehigh St, branch established on 1934/02/08; Altamont Drive-In Branch at 530 Altamont Blvd, branch established on 2010/07/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Frackville Branch at 255 South Lehigh Avenue, branch established on 1970/10/26. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • National Penn Bank: Schuylkill Mall Branch at 611 Schuylkill Mall, branch established on 1935/07/27. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Miners Bank: South Lehigh Street Branch at 452 South Lehigh Street, branch established on 2001/10/01. Info updated 2010/10/29: Bank assets: $125.7 mil, Deposits: $107.9 mil, headquarters in Minersville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Phoenix Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Frackville:

Marital status in Frackville, PA
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Frackville:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Frackville
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Religion statistics for Frackville, PA (based on Schuylkill County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
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: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 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): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Schuylkill County:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Frackville:

43.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Frackville:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Frackville:

17.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Frackville:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Frackville:

28.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Frackville:

57.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.3%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Frackville, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$25,628$61,5075$3,587
Streets and Highways 3$13,102$52,4083$4,654
Financial Administration 1$3,505$42,0600$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,699$56,3880$0
Totals for Government 10$46,934$56,3218$8,242

Frackville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $429,000 ($118.80)
    Central Staff Services: $311,000 ($86.13)
    Police Protection: $153,000 ($42.37)
    General - Other: $130,000 ($36.00)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($22.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($14.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000 ($5.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($2.49)

Frackville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $261,000 ($72.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($3.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $23,000 ($6.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($3.32)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($1.11)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000 ($39.32)
  • Tax - Property: $284,000 ($78.65)
    Individual Income: $222,000 ($61.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $54,000 ($14.95)
    Public Utility License: $42,000 ($11.63)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $8,000 ($2.22)

Frackville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $219,000 ($60.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000 ($31.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,000 ($28.80)

Frackville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($34.06)

3.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.52%
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 Berks County, PA  0.50% ($38,474 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.43% ($33,233)
from Carbon County, PA  0.26% ($30,285)


3.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
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 Berks County, PA  0.37% ($42,991 average AGI)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.32% ($35,492)
to Carbon County, PA  0.26% ($26,262)
Businesses in Frackville, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Arby's1Kroger2
Bath & Body Works1Lane Furniture1
Carson Pirie Scott1McDonald's1
Cracker Barrel1New Balance1
Curves1Nike1
Deb1Payless1
Econo Lodge1RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
GameStop1Rodeway Inn1
Gap1Sears2
H&R Block1Subway1
Holiday Inn1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Frackville:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Frackville:

  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Frackville:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W61AG (Channel 61; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W66AI (Channel 66; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
Frackville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Frackville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Frackville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 32 E King St (Lat: 40.786750 Lon: -76.242444), Type: Building, Structure height: 35 m, Call Sign: WPPX857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.212 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/1998, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Certifier: Stan F Sech, Registrant: Venable LLP, 575 7th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4653, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Sci 301 Morea Rd (Lat: 40.791750 Lon: -76.176611), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPDC660, Licensee ID: L00098005,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.210 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/1998, Expiration Date: 09/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2003, Registrant: Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Of, 2520 Lisburn Rd, Camp Hill, PA 17011, Phone: (999) 999-9999
  • Schu50, Southside Of I-81 (Lat: 40.770917 Lon: -76.210778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPQC602,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.050 MHz, 851.537 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2015, Expiration Date: 05/22/2025, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • Schuylkill Svc Cntr Morea & Industrial Rds (Lat: 40.780083 Lon: -76.211889), Call Sign: WNFU207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.6200 MHz, 37.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/1996, Expiration Date: 02/12/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2001, Registrant: Pp&l Inc, 2 N Ninth St, Allentown, PA 18101-1179, Phone: (717) 459-7511
  • SCI MAHANOY, 301 Morea Road (Lat: 40.820833 Lon: -76.162500), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.6 m, Overall height: 11.4 m, Call Sign: WPUN289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.092 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2013, Certifier: David D Garlinger, Registrant: Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Of, 2520 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011, Phone: (717) 975-4984, Fax: (717) 731-0432, Email:
  • Lat: 40.790389 Lon: -76.198333, Call Sign: WQMH539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, 151.865 MHz, 151.925 MHz, 151.955 MHz, 466.887 MHz, 467.162 MHz, 468.462 MHz, 469.325 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2020, Expiration Date: 08/09/2030, Certifier: Mark Fadorshock, Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 865-1210, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ATC10150, Starter Drive (010150) (Lat: 40.778806 Lon: -76.211222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQRL766, Licensee ID: L01604521,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11035.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/13/2023, Certifier: Brian Sullivan, Registrant: Fundamental Broadcasting LLC, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, Phone: (302) 658-7581
  • PAEPA017, Starter Drive (010150) (Lat: 40.778806 Lon: -76.211222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQUB223,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 05/23/2014, Expiration Date: 05/23/2024, Certifier: Ed Delong, Registrant: Uniti Fiber LLC, 107 St. Francis Street, Suite 1800, Mobile, AL 36602, Phone: (877) 652-2321, Email:
  • SHENANDOAH, 475 Morea Road (Lat: 40.790278 Lon: -76.201056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQWL219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz... (+13 more), Grant Date: 09/24/2015, Expiration Date: 09/24/2025, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Amir Rajwany, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • STATION, 1.5 Mi E On St Rt 1008 (Lat: 40.783972 Lon: -76.198250), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WAS312,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2137.20 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2000, Expiration Date: 09/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2001, Registrant: State Police Technical Support Division, 1800 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 540-5020, Fax: (717) 540-5030, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Frackville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA20-C1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-240 SER (128 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 102TX , Serial Number: C0301, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Crystal Aviation LLC, 644 Ahamont Blvd, Frackville, PA 17931
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA20-C1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-240 SER (128 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 106TX , Serial Number: C0309, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Crystal Aviation LLC, 644 Altamont Blvd, Frackville, PA 17931
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1397C , Serial Number: 22-1154, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1953, Certificate Issue Date: 09/17/1991
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rodney W Derr, 511 Nicholas St, Frackville, PA 17931, Other Owners: Matthew R Derr
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-M1A+ (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 232BB , Serial Number: 40.531, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 08/26/2010
    Registrant (LLC): Crystal Aviation LLC, 644 Altamont Blvd, Frackville, PA 17931
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310D (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3171 , Serial Number: 39205, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 05/23/1994
    Registrant (Partnership): Matthew R Derr, 511 Nicholas St, Frackville, PA 17931, Other Owners: Rodney W Derr
  • Aircraft: AERO VODOCHODY L-29C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-jet
    N-Number: 5004 , Serial Number: 395004, Certificate Issue Date: 08/22/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew R Derr, 511 W Nicholas St, Frackville, PA 17931

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 27 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Frackville, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (71.9%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (14.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Frackville, PA
    • 8771.9%Structure Fires
    • 1714.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 108.3%Outside Fires
    • 75.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Frackville, PA
Most common first names in Frackville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18372.5 years
Mary15879.9 years
Anna13581.9 years
Joseph12473.7 years
William10473.4 years
Helen9681.8 years
Charles6971.1 years
Michael6575.8 years
Edward6269.3 years
Margaret5882.4 years
Most common last names in Frackville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wagner2474.8 years
Miller1976.9 years
Thomas1974.7 years
Davis1774.9 years
Morgan1780.1 years
Jones1581.7 years
Brown1277.0 years
James1273.4 years
Robbins1169.1 years
Seitzinger1172.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Frackville, PA
  • 58.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.4%Electricity
  • 13.3%Coal or coke
  • 9.6%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Frackville, PA
  • 46.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.9%Electricity
  • 15.6%Coal or coke
  • 7.2%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel


Frackville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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