Greenwood, Pennsylvania

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.7%

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.52
Pennsylvania average:

1.96
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Greenwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Greenwood place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 tornado 18.2 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenwood-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 236.2 miles away from the city 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 60.3 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 223.3 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) earthquake occurred 204.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 273.0 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 61.1 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 Blair County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Greenwood:

  • ORANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ORANGEVILLE, PA)
  • BALANCED CARE, BLOOMSBURG (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • COLUMBIA MONTOUR HHS VNA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • GEISINGER - BLOOMSBURG HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • GEISINGER-BLOOMSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Greenwood:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenwood:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 9 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,452)
  • Bucknell University (about 25 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 26 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 30 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Misericordia University (about 31 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Susquehanna University (about 32 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Wilkes University (about 32 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 16 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoir: Pottsgrove Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Greenwood (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Greenwood Branch at 1567 East Pleasant Valley Boulevard, branch established on 1971/12/17. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenwood, PA (based on Blair County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,60621
Mainline Protestant19,74789
Evangelical Protestant16,79099
Other1,9316
Orthodox3685
Black Protestant1912
None60,456-
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: 25
Blair County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Blair County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
This county:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Blair County:

9.8%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Blair County:

11.1%
State:

11.5%

2.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.88%
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 Cambria County, PA  0.39% ($41,174 average AGI)
from Bedford County, PA  0.28% ($42,570)
from Centre County, PA  0.20% ($36,529)


3.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.37%
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 Cambria County, PA  0.35% ($31,629 average AGI)
to Bedford County, PA  0.29% ($41,264)
to Huntingdon County, PA  0.23% ($43,386)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, 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.)
  • WFBS (1280 AM; 1 kW; BERWICK, PA; Owner: FBS WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)

TV broadcast stations around Greenwood:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
Greenwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Greenwood fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 2018 11:26 AM, Us-220 Pleasant Valley Rd, Sr-764, Lat: 40.530153, Lon: -78.362742, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2011 08:36 PM, Saint Francis Lane, Lat: 40.538111, Lon: -78.362086, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 25, 2010 05:04 PM, Sr-764, Lat: 40.532458, Lon: -78.360436, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.1mTotal length
  • 102,143Total average daily traffic
  • 11,200Total average daily truck traffic
  • 65,158Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Greenwood, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 121990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Greenwood, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Greenwood)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Greenwood Twr, Shiffer Road (Lat: 40.568333 Lon: -77.166944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQBN555, Licensee ID: L01525888,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19600.0 MHz, 19360.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2004, Expiration Date: 11/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Spectrum Holdings LLC, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • Greenwood Twr, Shiffer Road (Lat: 40.568333 Lon: -77.166944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQCS247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19600.0 MHz, 19360.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2005, Expiration Date: 11/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2006, Certifier: Sandra G Thomas, Registrant: First Avenue Networks Solutions, Inc., 7925 Jones Branch Road, Suite 3300, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (703) 873-4169, Email:
  • PL08SH429, Shiffer Road (Lat: 40.568333 Lon: -77.166944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQRD978,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/24/2023, Certifier: Greg Todd, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greenwood, PA
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greenwood, PA
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel


Greenwood 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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