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Population in 2012: 3,768 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.6%
 

Males: 1,809  (48.0%)
Females: 1,959  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  44.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17931.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,176 (it was $32,071 in 2000)
Frackville:

$41,176
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,070

Frackville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,843 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Frackville:

$66,843
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,075; Detached houses: $102,867; Townhouses or other attached units: $54,806

Median gross rent in 2012: $626.

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  • White alone - 3,696 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 34 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Frackville: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (19.8%), Irish (16.3%), Polish (12.8%), Dutch (8.0%), Lithuanian (8.0%), Ukrainian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/10/1876

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 6,316 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Frackville:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Frackville borough:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

16 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Frackville, Pennsylvania as of December 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Frackville to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,203 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,332 (2.0%)

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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

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Crime rates in Frackville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 01331212001
per 100,000 0.019.058.458.819.739.724.248.80.00.026.4
Assaults 431551850260
per 100,000 76.557.1291.998.119.7158.7121.20.048.7157.20.0
Burglaries 15715116753363
per 100,000 286.8133.3291.9215.8118.3138.8121.273.273.1157.279.2
Thefts 2233403822000000
per 100,000 420.7628.5778.5745.4433.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 42543100200
per 100,000 76.538.197.378.559.119.80.00.048.70.00.0
Arson 00000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.026.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.3) 60.656.8140.591.941.857.141.520.519.544.114.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Frackville, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -445 (-9.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Frackville-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 42% greater 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 80% 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 33.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from Frackville center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from Frackville center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Frackville:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Frackville, PA

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: 158; Location: 101 Technology Dr; Public; Website: www.stcenters.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frackville:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,552)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 31 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 32 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Susquehanna University (about 34 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 34 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Albright College (about 34 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)

Public high school in Frackville:

Private elementary/middle school in Frackville:

  • FRACKVILLE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 46; Location: 25 E SPRING ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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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)

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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

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

  • HAWK VALLEY GENERAL STORE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.7% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Frackville, PA

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

Frackville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Frackville, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Frackville, Pennsylvania:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 958 Schuylkill Mall Rd, Frackville, PA 17931 , Phone: (570) 874-1700
  • Econo Lodge, 501S Middle St, Frackville, PA 17931 , Phone: (570) 874-3838, Fax: (570) 874-4660
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Frackville, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Frackville travel time to work - commute


Frackville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (60%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Coal or coke (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Frackville borough (based on Schuylkill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Here74.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents56.8%17.7%11.0%7.4%0.8%
Congregations27.6%15.5%16.2%16.2%1.3%
NameSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Orthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents0.8%0.6%0.5%0.5%3.9%
Congregations0.7%1.7%1.7%1.3%17.8%
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: 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.
State:

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
Schuylkill County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,123$30,7380$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$886
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,871$40,4903$1,784
Police - Other 0$0 1$248
Firefighters 0$0 1$139
Streets and Highways 2$3,870$23,2204$5,475
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,116
Totals for Government 9$25,864$34,48518$9,648

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $271,000 ($71.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $73,000 ($19.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $308,000 ($81.74)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($58.39)
    Housing & Community Development: $194,000 ($51.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000 ($50.16)
    Central Staff Services: $137,000 ($36.36)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($19.37)
    Fire Protection: $55,000 ($14.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($14.33)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($10.88)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($8.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($4.25)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($3.98)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,460,000 ($387.47)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($9.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $38,000 ($10.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $488,000 ($129.51)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $223,000 ($59.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($7.43)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($2.92)
    All Other: $10,000 ($2.65)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($5.84)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($2.12)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $265,000 ($70.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $36,000 ($9.55)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $82,000 ($21.76)
    All Other: $67,000 ($17.78)
    General Support: $5,000 ($1.33)
  • Tax - Property: $326,000 ($86.52)
    Individual Income: $244,000 ($64.76)
    NEC: $65,000 ($17.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $61,000 ($16.19)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $355,000 ($94.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $347,000 ($92.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $69,000 ($18.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $188,000 ($49.89)

3.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Berks County, PA  0.41% ($35,187 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.41% ($31,150)
from Carbon County, PA  0.31% ($29,281)


3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.31% ($31,690 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.30% ($32,480)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.26% ($30,014)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Frackville, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Frackville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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: 06/07/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2015, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 135, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • FRACKVILLESC, 0.8 Km S On Rt 443 (Lat: 40.780000 Lon: -76.210861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: KGA859
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.5800 MHz, 456.262 MHz, 37.6200 MHz, 37.6400 MHz, 37.6600 MHz, 37.7400 MHz, 37.8200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 02/09/2023, Certifier: Paul E Kowalczyk
    Registrant: Ppl Services Corp., 827 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104, Phone: (484) 634-3757, 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
    Grant Date: 08/09/2010, Expiration Date: 08/09/2020, Certifier: Mark Fadorshock
    Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 814-6932, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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
    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-MIA+ (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 232BB , Serial Number: 40.531, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): 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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew R Derr, 511 W Nicholas St, Frackville, PA 17931
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8848Z , Serial Number: 17255498, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Gene Pasker, 125 N Spencer St, Frackville, PA 17931


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


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
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
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