Grier City-Park Crest, Pennsylvania

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Population in July 2007: 935.
Males: 445  (47.7%)
Females: 490  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 18214.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,990 (it was $42,574 in 2000)
Grier City-Park Crest:

$65,990
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,744 (it was $17,443 in 2000)

Grier City-Park Crest CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $131,050 (it was $85,800 in 2000)
Grier City-Park Crest:

$131,050
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $129,967; Detached houses: $164,370; Townhouses or other attached units: $53,522; In 2-unit structures: $93,874; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,643; Mobile homes: $72,293
  • Races in Grier City-Park Crest, PA (2000)

    Grier City-Park Crest races chart
    • 94999.5%White alone
    • 30.3%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Two or more races

Races in Grier City-Park Crest detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grier City-Park Crest: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.6%), Irish (22.5%), Polish (14.6%), Lithuanian (13.8%), Dutch (11.9%), English (8.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 545 people per square mile   (low).

Grier City-Park Crest,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Grier City-Park Crest:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grier City-Park Crest CDP:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

10 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Grier City-Park Crest CDP:  1.8% ($1,534)
Pennsylvania:  1.6% ($1,552)
Grier City-Park Crest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (33.7 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (74.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Park Crest, PA (0.8 miles ), Grier City, PA (0.8 miles ), Delano, PA (1.3 miles ), Hometown, PA (2.0 miles ), Tuscarora, PA (2.0 miles ), Mahanoy City borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Tamaqua borough, PA (2.2 miles ), New Boston-Morea, PA (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.82 N, Longitude: 76.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Apparel (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Grier City-Park Crest: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Grier City-Park Crest, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grier City-Park Crest-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Grier City-Park Crest place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 25.3 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grier City-Park Crest-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 33.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.8 miles away from Grier City-Park Crest 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 230.6 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 34.1 miles away from the city 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 280.2 miles away from Grier City-Park Crest center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 270.9 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 (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, 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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grier City-Park Crest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grier City-Park Crest:

  • HOMETOWN NURSING AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TAMAQUA, PA)
  • ST LUKE'S MINERS MEM HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; TAMAQUA, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TAMAQUA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; TAMAQUA, PA)
  • SHENANDOAH MANOR NURSING CENTE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SHENANDOAH, PA)
  • ST LUKE'S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; COALDALE, PA)
  • ST LUKE'S REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COALDALE, PA)
  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHENANDOAH, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Grier City-Park Crest:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grier City-Park Crest:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 14 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 26 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 27 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Wilkes University (about 31 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 32 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)

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Notable location: Ryan Township Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Schuylkill 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 2007 was 30.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.91
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.7%
Whole state:

11.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.8

Grier City-Park Crest travel time to work - commute Grier City-Park Crest mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grier City-Park Crest CDP (based on Schuylkill County data)

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.
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grier City-Park Crest:

43.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grier City-Park Crest:

19.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grier City-Park Crest:

8.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.8%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Grier City-Park Crest:

74.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grier City-Park Crest, PA Residents

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
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 Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grier City-Park Crest:

  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WAZL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grier City-Park Crest:

  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Grier City-Park Crest:

  • 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.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,245Total average daily traffic
  • 99Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,621Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (70%)
  • Coal or coke (18%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Grier City-Park Crest compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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