For population 25 years and over in Great Bend:
For population 15 years and over in Great Bend borough:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,638 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (17.3 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (117.8 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (124.0 miles , pop. 1,537,195).
Nearest cities: Hallstead borough, PA (0.9 miles ), New Milford borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Conklin, NY (2.6 miles ), Oakland borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Susquehanna Depot borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Kirkwood, NY (2.9 miles ), Windsor, NY (2.9 miles ), Lanesboro borough, PA (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 41.97 N, Longitude: 75.74 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-0.7%).
Work and jobs in Great Bend: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Great Bend, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Great Bend-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Great Bend borough center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 6/2/1998, a category F3 tornado 28.0 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Great Bend-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from Great Bend center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Susquehanna County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Great Bend:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Great Bend:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 7.0%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Great Bend compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Great Bend (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Great Bend (based on Susquehanna County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Great Bend government finances in 2002:
5.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,383 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,119 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Great Bend:
Strongest FM radio stations in Great Bend:
TV broadcast stations around Great Bend:
Great Bend fatal accident list:
Jul 16, 2002 05:05 PM, Us-11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 24, 1991 11:41 PM, 11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1985 11:10 PM, 00010, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 31,913
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,241
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 45,764
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Great Bend)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
Businesses in Great Bend, PA