Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 2,777 (64% urban, 36% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 1,296  (46.7%)
Females: 1,481  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  50.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18618.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,966 (it was $37,656 in 2000)
Harveys Lake:

$56,966
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,200 (it was $22,795 in 2000)

Harveys Lake borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $182,052 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Harveys Lake:

$182,052
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $149,250; Detached houses: $159,764; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,182; In 2-unit structures: $91,710; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,901; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,892; Mobile homes: $38,389

Median gross rent in 2016: $972.

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  • Races in Harveys Lake, PA (2010)

    Harveys Lake races chart
    • 2,71597.3%White alone
    • 371.3%Two or more races
    • 180.6%Hispanic
    • 130.5%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harveys Lake: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (16.3%), Irish (15.0%), Polish (9.8%), Slovak (8.3%), German (7.3%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1330 feet

Land area: 5.35 square miles.

Population density: 519 people per square mile   (low).

Harveys Lake,PA real estate house value index trend

Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Harveys Lake:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harveys Lake borough:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

53 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Harveys Lake to the number of sex offenders is 461 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,038 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,382 (0.9%)

Harveys Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (19.8 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (105.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Noxen, PA (2.0 miles ), Dallas borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Back Mountain, PA (2.2 miles ), Pikes Creek, PA (2.2 miles ), Shavertown, PA (2.5 miles ), Silkworth, PA (2.6 miles ), Chase, PA (2.6 miles ), Trucksville, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 41.36 N, Longitude: 76.04 W

Area code: 570

Harveys Lake household income distribution Harveys Lake home values distribution

Property values in Harveys Lake, PA


Crime rates in Harveys Lake by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 100000100
per 100,000 34.10.00.00.00.00.035.80.00.0
Assaults 000122213
per 100,000 0.00.00.035.771.671.471.736.1108.6
Burglaries 0219836301
per 100,000 0.068.1643.6285.7107.4214.3107.50.036.2
Theft 31348352832202212
per 100,000 102.2442.81,626.01,250.01,002.11,142.9716.6793.4434.3
Auto thefts 013101310
per 100,000 0.034.1101.635.70.035.7107.536.10.0
Arson 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 256.8) 14.325.2118.280.061.977.969.941.841.6

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Crime rate in Harveys Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Pennsylvania average:

2.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +153 (+5.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania average temperatures Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania average precipitation Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania humidity Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania wind speed Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania snowfall Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania sunshine Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Harveys Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Harveys Lake borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/6/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harveys Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 198.9 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 71.5 miles away from Harveys Lake 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 225.9 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 246.1 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 71.7 miles away from Harveys Lake center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 265.6 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 Luzerne 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, Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harveys Lake topographic map

Birthplace of: T. Newell Wood - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Harveys Lake:

  • LAKESIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DALLAS, PA)
  • HOMEBOUND HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SHAVERTOWN, PA)
  • STEP BY STEP INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH'S CNTR COMM SWOYERSV (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SWOYERSVILLE, PA)
  • DIVERSIFIED NURSING INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • PERSONAL CARE HH SRVCS (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • ASSOCIATED FAMILY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harveys Lake:

  • Misericordia University (about 5 miles; Dallas, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,554)
  • Wilkes University (about 12 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 12 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 13 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • University of Scranton (about 21 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 22 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

Public elementary/middle school in Harveys Lake:

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Notable location: Harveys Lake Fire and Ambulance Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Scarlat Lake (A), Harveys Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Luzerne 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 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0839
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.537
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.3%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.4% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Harveys Lake (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Pikes Creek Branch at 2378 State Route 118, branch established on 1996/03/04. 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 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Harveys Lake travel time to work - commute Harveys Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harveys Lake borough (based on Luzerne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
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: 65
Luzerne County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Luzerne County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Here:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harveys Lake:

48.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.2%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Harveys Lake:

29.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harveys Lake:

13.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Harveys Lake:

55.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Harveys Lake:

76.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harveys Lake, 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
Other Government Administration 1$3,012$36,1442$904
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,948$43,7925$3,800
Streets and Highways 2$5,758$34,5480$0
Totals for Government 6$19,718$39,4367$4,704

Harveys Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $64,000 ($23.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $150,000 ($54.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($34.57)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($32.77)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($28.45)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($22.69)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($11.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($8.64)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($5.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($2.16)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($2.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.08)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $49,000 ($17.64)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($2.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $237,000 ($85.34)

Harveys Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($52.57)
    All Other: $6,000 ($2.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($4.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($3.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($17.28)
    All Other: $9,000 ($3.24)
    General Support: $4,000 ($1.44)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $235,000 ($84.62)
    Property: $163,000 ($58.70)
    NEC: $77,000 ($27.73)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $425,000 ($153.04)

3.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.48%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.41% ($33,801 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($35,230)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.17% ($28,378)


3.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.36% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.16% ($28,552)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($28,678)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harveys Lake:

  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harveys Lake:

  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL 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.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WRGN (88.1 FM; SWEET VALLEY, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harveys Lake:

  • 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.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
Harveys Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harveys Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 2,656Total average daily traffic
  • 79Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,402Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harveys Lake)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HARVEYS LAKE, Rural Route 3, Box 345 (Lat: 41.344389 Lon: -76.044667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WPJF581
    Assigned Frequencies: 10562.5 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2012, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • Brown, 284 Carpenter Road (Lat: 41.350500 Lon: -76.022472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 81.7 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQIJ202
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/25/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • 2LU6327A, 284 Carpenter Road (Lat: 41.350500 Lon: -76.022472), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 81.7 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQXD244
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/03/2016, Expiration Date: 02/03/2026, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harveys Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4726Z , Serial Number: 22-8272
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey L Ayers, 1093 Sr 292 E, Harveys Lake, PA 18618
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 92159 , Serial Number: 17261550, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Buster Aviation LLC, 2005 Lakeside Dr, Harveys Lake, PA 18618

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$128,42914$162,35745$158,00010$68,40015$216,4002$55,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$348,5004$23,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$83,0002$88,50030$146,1333$158,6673$135,0003$107,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$218,3333$121,3330$02$245,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$400,0002$115,0000$02$231,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2113.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$130,0001$127,0001$80,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$127,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$63,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2113.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

COUNTRY PINE ESTATES (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2012)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
THE BENJAMIN HARVEY INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RICH AND CHARLOTTES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Harveys Lake, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3572.0 years
William3570.5 years
Mary3480.0 years
Joseph3268.6 years
Helen2481.1 years
George2372.7 years
Anna1983.9 years
Charles1879.1 years
Robert1865.3 years
Margaret1878.4 years
Most common last names in Harveys Lake, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2076.4 years
Jones1672.6 years
Clark1180.1 years
Grey1071.9 years
Williams1076.7 years
Kocher982.9 years
Evans968.2 years
Davis780.0 years
Taylor778.1 years
Miller774.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Coal or coke (12%)
  • Wood (1%)

Harveys Lake 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Harveys Lake on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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