For population 25 years and over in Hop Bottom:
For population 15 years and over in Hop Bottom borough:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,167 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (21.0 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (106.1 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (118.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Nicholson borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Factoryville borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Montrose borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Dalton borough, PA (3.4 miles ), New Milford borough, PA (3.5 miles ), Waverly, PA (3.6 miles ), Glenburn, PA (3.7 miles ), Union Dale borough, PA (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 75.77 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-3.8%).
Work and jobs in Hop Bottom: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hop Bottom-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Hop Bottom borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 32.1 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hop Bottom-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% 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 96.1 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 96.1 miles away from Hop Bottom center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Hop Bottom center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Susquehanna County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Hop Bottom:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hop Bottom:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
(22.0% 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:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Hop Bottom compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Hop Bottom (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hop Bottom borough (based on Susquehanna County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hop Bottom government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Hop Bottom government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Hop Bottom government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,383 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,119 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,598
Total average daily truck traffic: 358
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,558
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3