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Population in 2010: 1,814. Population change since 2000: +0.3%
Males: 907  (50.0%)
Females: 907  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,894 (it was $45,673 in 2000)
Houserville:

$65,894
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,558

Houserville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $178,226 (it was $110,400 in 2000)
Houserville:

$178,226
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $170,852; Detached houses: $170,852

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,008.

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  • White alone - 1,670 (92.1%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 31 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Houserville: 99.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (28.0%), English (8.4%), Irish (6.1%), United States (5.9%), Italian (5.4%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,660 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Houserville:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houserville CDP:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

52 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This place:  2.7%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,856 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,905 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (97.0 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (115.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (152.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lemont, PA (1.2 miles ), Toftrees, PA (1.7 miles ), State College borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Boalsburg, PA (2.0 miles ), Park Forest Village, PA (2.2 miles ), Pleasant Gap, PA (2.3 miles ), Unionville borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Julian, PA (2.5 miles) .

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 77.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Bus drivers (8%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Houserville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the Houserville place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Houserville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from Houserville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Centre County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Houserville:

  • BAYADA PEDIATRICS (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)
  • CENTRE HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)
  • MOUNT NITTANY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houserville:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 3 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 43,065)
  • Lock Haven University (about 29 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 37 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,924)
  • Bucknell University (about 51 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Susquehanna University (about 51 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 51 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Dickinson College (about 55 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)

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Centre 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.60
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.3%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Houserville, PA

Houserville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Houserville travel time to work - commute


Houserville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Houserville CDP (based on Centre County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.80%
Here42.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.6%19.6%11.5%4.7%4.3%
Congregations4.5%28.1%10.7%9.6%5.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian and Missionary AllianceEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%1.9%1.9%14.2%
Congregations1.7%2.2%3.9%1.7%32.6%
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: 20
Here:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Centre County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
This county:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Centre County:

6.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Centre County:

7.0%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

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

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

7.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

1.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($823 average AGI)
Centre County:

1.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clearfield County, PA  0.38% ($30,517 average AGI)
from Clinton County, PA  0.29% ($32,896)
from Blair County, PA  0.28% ($36,287)


7.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.19%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clearfield County, PA  0.32% ($26,831 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.27% ($33,780)
to Clinton County, PA  0.24% ($27,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Houserville:

  • WMAJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBLF (970 AM; 1 kW; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Houserville:

  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLTS (94.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • WZWW (95.3 FM; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOWY (98.7 FM; PLEASANT GAP, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQWK (97.1 FM; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKPS (90.7 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF PA ST. UNIV)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Houserville:

  • W59AI (Channel 59; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • W13BY (Channel 13; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: GEORGE W. KIMBLE)
  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W36BE (Channel 36; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W39BE (Channel 39; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W07CD (Channel 7; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHVL-LP (Channel 29; STATE COLLEGE, ETC., PA; Owner: CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$172,9737$177,55118$187,6871$39,0701$182,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$107,6601$211,7800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$136,5703$191,4800$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$133,0404$175,2930$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$253,7701$257,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$118,7300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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