Highspire, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 2,377 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.6%
 
Males: 1,155  (48.6%)
Females: 1,222  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17034.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,067 (it was $32,083 in 2000)
Highspire:

$43,067
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,852 (it was $18,781 in 2000)

Highspire borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,614 (it was $75,100 in 2000)
Highspire:

$90,614
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $90,552; Detached houses: $112,510; Townhouses or other attached units: $80,622; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $64,655; Mobile homes: $11,102

Median gross rent in 2012: $664.

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  • White alone - 1,920 (73.7%)
  • Hispanic - 273 (10.5%)
  • Black alone - 194 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races - 169 (6.5%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highspire: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.5%), Irish (8.2%), English (6.0%), Italian (5.7%), United States (5.4%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1867

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 0.72 square miles.

Population density: 3,288 people per square mile   (average).

Highspire,PA real estate house value index trend

Highspire, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Highspire:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highspire borough:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

156 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This borough:  6.0%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Highspire, Pennsylvania as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Highspire to the number of sex offenders is 597 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,090 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,068 (4.1%)

Highspire satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (27.9 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (62.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (88.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bressler, PA (1.6 miles ), Bressler-Enhaut-Oberlin, PA (1.6 miles ), Enhaut, PA (1.7 miles ), Oberlin, PA (1.7 miles ), Steelton borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Middletown borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Royalton borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Valley Green, PA (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.21 N, Longitude: 76.78 W

Highspire household income distribution Highspire home values distribution

Crime rates in Highspire by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.041.5
Rapes 0012002001
per 100,000 0.00.037.876.10.00.077.10.00.041.5
Robberies 1285211212
per 100,000 37.174.6302.2190.377.438.438.676.041.583.0
Assaults 21212271215916137
per 100,000 74.2447.8453.31027.8464.2576.0347.0608.4540.1290.5
Burglaries 13131415511015710
per 100,000 482.4485.1528.9571.0193.438.4385.5570.3290.8414.9
Thefts 80987280382343582961
per 100,000 2968.53656.72720.13045.31470.0883.31657.72205.31204.82531.1
Auto thefts 7488113412
per 100,000 259.7149.3302.2304.538.738.4115.7152.141.583.0
Arson 1111202440
per 100,000 37.137.337.838.177.40.077.1152.1166.20.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 197.8301.9378.8506.0190.1166.6243.4282.7191.0333.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Highspire detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-0.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Religious workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Highspire, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Highspire-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Highspire borough center caused $18 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 18.1 miles away from the borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highspire-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 40.4 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 208.7 miles away from Highspire 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 41.9 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) earthquake occurred 287.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 248.2 miles away from Highspire center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.0 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 Dauphin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highspire topographic map

Birthplace of: Don Keefer - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Highspire:

  • COURTYARD GARDENS NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, PA)
  • FREY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, PA)
  • COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE CEN (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES HARRISBURG (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • VNA OF CENTRAL PA INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • DAUPHIN CO HOME AND HOSP (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • SPRING CREEK REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)

Amtrak stations near Highspire:

  • 7 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highspire:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 3 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 9 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Messiah College (about 12 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 17 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • Dickinson College (about 22 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 27 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Official town flag designed by Charles H. Dengler.

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Notable location: Citizens Fire Company 1 of Highspire (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Highspire: Saint Peters Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buser Run (A), Burd Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dauphin 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 2012 was 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.247. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.247
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.12
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.2%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Black residents, 64.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 78.8% for other race residents, 27.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.0 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  50.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

Highspire compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Banks with branches in Highspire (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Highspire Branch at 218 Second Street, branch established on 1957/01/02. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highspire borough (based on Dauphin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.54%
Here: 49.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents33.2%17.4%13.3%4.7%4.5%
Congregations6.2%21.8%14.5%6.2%3.6%
NameJewish General Conference Churches of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.0%2.6%2.6%2.0%15.7%
Congregations1.8%6.2%1.5%2.5%35.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
Dauphin County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Dauphin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Dauphin County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
Here:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dauphin County:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
State:

11.5%
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 3$7,986$31,9440$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$650
Police Protection - Officers 6$44,258$88,5167$11,069
Streets and Highways 2$6,985$41,9100$0
Sewerage 6$24,695$49,3903$2,591
Totals for Government 17$83,924$59,24018$14,310

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $41,000 ($17.25)
    General: $3,000 ($1.26)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $549,000 ($230.96)
    Police Protection: $355,000 ($149.35)
    Regular Highways: $216,000 ($90.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($69.84)
    General - Other: $160,000 ($67.31)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($26.08)
    Housing & Community Development: $45,000 ($18.93)
    Fire Protection: $39,000 ($16.41)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($7.99)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($6.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($5.89)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($5.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $545,000 ($229.28)
    Securities - Mortgages: $268,000 ($112.75)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $123,000 ($51.75)
    Other Investments - Other: $103,000 ($43.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($42.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $37,000 ($15.57)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($11.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($10.10)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $644,000 ($270.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $582,000 ($244.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($71.10)
    All Other: $21,000 ($8.83)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $28,000 ($11.78)
    Interest Revenue: $-21,000 ($-8.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($23.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $38,000 ($15.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $173,000 ($72.78)
    Highways: $45,000 ($18.93)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($6.73)
    General Support: $3,000 ($1.26)
  • Tax - Property: $464,000 ($195.20)
    Individual Income: $215,000 ($90.45)
    NEC: $171,000 ($71.94)

Highspire government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,254,000 ($948.25)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,414,000 ($1015.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,140,000 ($900.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($7.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,510,000 ($1055.95)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $240,000 ($100.97)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $68,000 ($28.61)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $967,000 ($406.82)

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.92% ($38,308 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.38% ($42,571)
from Lebanon County, PA  0.38% ($39,491)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.14% ($42,077 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.42% ($41,207)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.40% ($42,322)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highspire:

  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WTCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highspire:

  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WXPH (88.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIV. OF PA.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Highspire:

  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Highspire, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 97
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 227
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 17

Highspire fatal accident list:

Nov 10, 1994 03:00 PM, 230, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1990 04:23 AM, 230, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 1, 1982 11:99 PM, 00380, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 3, 1978 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Bradley W Baker, Administration Bldg (Lat: 40.216667 Lon: -76.788611), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 7179399551, Bbaker@paturnpike.Com
  • Administration Bldg (Lat: 40.216667 Lon: -76.788611), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 7179399551, Bbaker@paturnpike.Com

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Harrisburg East Interchange (Lat: 40.217583 Lon: -76.787194), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPHW233
    Assigned Frequencies: 915.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/20/2022, Certifier: Joseph A Hawkins
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7676, Phone: (716) 986-9687, Fax: (717) 986-8752, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Harrisburg East Interchange (Lat: 40.217583 Lon: -76.787194), Call Sign: KFX323
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.195 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2004, Expiration Date: 02/15/2014
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7676, Phone: (716) 986-9687, Fax: (717) 986-8752, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • TRANSCORE MA, Pennsylvania Turnpike, Exit 19 At South Eisenhower Blvd (Lat: 40.216750 Lon: -76.788583), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WPRV460
    Assigned Frequencies: 19415.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2001, Expiration Date: 02/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2002, Certifier: Daniel Dunchock
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7676, Phone: (717) 939-9551, Email:
  • HIGHSPIRE, Pennsylvania Turnpike, Exit 19 At South Eisenhower Blvd (Lat: 40.215917 Lon: -76.788861), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.8 m, Call Sign: WPRV564
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/15/2021, Certifier: Daniel Dunchock
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7676, Phone: (716) 986-9687, Fax: (717) 986-8752, Email:
  • MIDDEL TOWER, Spring Garden Dr & Commerce Dr (Lat: 40.218861 Lon: -76.779694), Type: Building, Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQMF563
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/2010, Expiration Date: 07/26/2020, Certifier: Richard D Soileau
    Registrant: Spectra Energy, 5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:
  • PA-HAR0109B, 85 Industrial Rd. (Lat: 40.209250 Lon: -76.799083), Type: Sign, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQOU797
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • HIGHSPIRE, Administration Building (Lat: 40.216750 Lon: -76.788556), Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KGI78
    Assigned Frequencies: 2183.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/1998, Expiration Date: 05/27/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2002
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7676, Phone: (716) 986-9687, Fax: (717) 986-8752, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Highspire)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5547E , Serial Number: 17047, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Marvin P Dymond, 7 Roop St, Highspire, PA 17034
  • Aircraft: BOEING 727-224 (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 134, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 435 mph), Engine: P & W JT8D-15 (15500 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 79745 , Serial Number: 22448, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Wdc Leasing Corp, 427 2nd St, Highspire, PA 17034
  • Aircraft: BOEING 727-223 (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 134, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 435 mph), Engine: P & W JT8D-15 (15500 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 893AA , Serial Number: 22009, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Wdc Leasing Corp, 427 2nd St, Highspire, PA 17034
  • Aircraft: BOEING 727-200 (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 134, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 435 mph), Engine: Turbo-jet
    N-Number: 894AA , Serial Number: 22010, Year manufactured: 1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Wdc Leasing Corp, 427 2nd St, Highspire, PA 17034

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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$103,84013$72,30831$86,3877$16,2861$312,0007$63,4291$31,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$38,0001$5,0000$00$01$35,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$85,5009$42,33321$119,0956$16,6670$06$83,0006$25,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$135,0001$46,00017$110,5880$00$03$68,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$114,5000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$89,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$80,0001$109,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$63,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$109,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Highspire

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highspire, PA
Most common first names in Highspire, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2771.2 years
Charles2575.8 years
Robert2571.9 years
Mary2381.8 years
William1673.0 years
George1679.1 years
James1671.3 years
Joseph1574.1 years
Dorothy1482.4 years
Harry1379.1 years
Most common last names in Highspire, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1072.3 years
Miller975.8 years
Sheaffer880.5 years
Shoop775.9 years
Zimmerman676.5 years
Williams671.2 years
Hoffman673.8 years
Hoover577.8 years
Hendricks566.0 years
Snyder577.6 years
Businesses in Highspire, PA
NameCountNameCount
Kroger1Starbucks1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul1
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