For population 25 years and over in Hookstown:
For population 15 years and over in Hookstown borough:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,500 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (28.3 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (284.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Midland borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Shippingport borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Georgetown, PA (1.8 miles) , Glasgow, PA (1.9 miles) , Chester, WV (2.2 miles ), Industry borough, PA (2.3 miles ), East Liverpool, OH (2.3 miles ), Ohioville borough, PA (2.4 miles ).
Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 80.47 W
Area code: 724
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-10.1%).
Average climate in Hookstown, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hookstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.3 miles away from the Hookstown borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the borough center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hookstown-area historical earthquake activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from Hookstown center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Hookstown center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Beaver County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Hookstown:
Airports located in Hookstown:
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Operable nuclear power plants near Hookstown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hookstown:
Public high schools in Hookstown:
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Private elementary/middle school in Hookstown:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.46. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.450. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0841. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hookstown that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 2.8%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Hookstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hookstown (based on Beaver County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 35
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hookstown government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,157 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,194 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Hookstown:
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Hookstown fatal accident list:
Jun 4, 1975 04:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 600
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 714
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hookstown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hookstown)
FAA Registered Aircraft:13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hookstown)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6029.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.