Freeburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 574 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 292  (50.9%)
Females: 282  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17827, 17842.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,168 (it was $30,729 in 2000)
Freeburg:

$58,168
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,823 (it was $15,893 in 2000)

Freeburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $140,152 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Freeburg:

$140,152
PA:

$174,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $658.

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  • Races in Freeburg, PA (2010)

    Freeburg races chart
    • 56798.6%White alone
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Freeburg: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (71.2%), American (5.3%), Italian (3.2%), English (3.0%), Portuguese (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 2,031 people per square mile   (low).

Freeburg,PA real estate house value index trend

Freeburg, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Freeburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freeburg borough:

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

9 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,802 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,564 (1.2%)

Freeburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (60.2 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (102.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (108.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Kreamer, PA (1.7 miles ), Selinsgrove borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Mount Pleasant Mills, PA (2.2 miles ), Middleburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Port Trevorton, PA (2.4 miles ), Herndon borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Kratzerville, PA (2.6 miles ), Hummels Wharf, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 76.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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

3.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-9.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Freeburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Freeburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.3 miles away from the Freeburg borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Freeburg-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 56.1 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 187.0 miles away from Freeburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 257.4 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 57.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 227.2 miles away from Freeburg 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 305.2 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 Snyder County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freeburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Ralph Mitterling - Football, William L. Dill - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Freeburg:

  • LOVING CARE NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • DAVITA - SELINSGROVE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MANSION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • MANSION NURSING CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • SUN HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeburg:

  • Susquehanna University (about 5 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 14 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 33 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 34 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 38 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Lock Haven University (about 38 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)

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

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Snyder County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.78
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.7%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  64.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.6%
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: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Freeburg borough (based on Snyder County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,96553
Evangelical Protestant3,97434
Catholic1,8991
Other41
None22,860-
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: 13
Snyder County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Snyder County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

8.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Snyder County:

27.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Freeburg:

54.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Freeburg:

52.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Freeburg:

21.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Freeburg:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

60.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Freeburg:

78.1%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Freeburg, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,828
Sewerage 2$10,569$63,4140$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$1,708
Totals for Government 2$10,569$63,4145$3,536

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($121.95)
    Sewerage: $66,000 ($114.98)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($57.49)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($55.75)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($43.55)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($19.16)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($15.68)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($13.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($10.45)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($3.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $74,000 ($128.92)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $61,000 ($106.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($6.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($19.16)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($10.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($135.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($20.91)
    All Other: $3,000 ($5.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($3.48)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $38,000 ($66.20)
    Property: $11,000 ($19.16)
    NEC: $9,000 ($15.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $205,000 ($357.14)

4.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Northumberland County, PA  1.15% ($34,123 average AGI)
from Union County, PA  0.76% ($30,071)
from Juniata County, PA  0.24% ($28,714)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northumberland County, PA  1.10% ($30,552 average AGI)
to Union County, PA  0.72% ($30,972)
to Mifflin County, PA  0.26% ($31,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Freeburg:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGL (1240 AM; 1 kW; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freeburg:

  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBGM (88.1 FM; NEW BERLIN, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Freeburg:

  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W18BC (Channel 18; MIDDLEBURG, PA; Owner: HEIRLOOM MINISTRIES, INC.)

Freeburg fatal accident list:

Jun 24, 1995 11:23 PM, 35, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.763611 Lon: -76.938333, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXN367
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.587 MHz, 465.587 MHzGrant Date: 05/09/2003, Expiration Date: 05/09/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2013, Certifier: Thomas J Wallish Mr.Registrant: Lao#20233104, 102 E Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9QLA, Licensee ID: L00536036, Grant Date: 05/18/2012, Expiration Date: 07/28/2022, Certifier: Curtis B Osborne, Registrant: Curtis B Osborne, 4 Fountain Run Road, Freeburg, PA 17827

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH 77 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38462 , Serial Number: WA-244, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1981
    Registrant (Individual): John E Clifford, 7 Fountain Run Rd, Freeburg, PA 17827

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

SHAKEY'S (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Most common first names in Freeburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1575.1 years
William1069.0 years
Robert770.5 years
John773.1 years
Helen582.4 years
Ruth483.0 years
Grace377.0 years
Frances388.0 years
Paul377.0 years
Ray381.6 years
Most common last names in Freeburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moyer1374.4 years
Wagner874.2 years
Snyder774.0 years
Walter679.3 years
Boyer676.2 years
Kissinger586.2 years
Smith581.0 years
Aucker577.8 years
Ulrich578.2 years
Amig471.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Freeburg compared to Pennsylvania 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.
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