Houserville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,814. Population change since 2000: +0.3%
Males: 925  (51.0%)
Females: 889  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16801.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $72,084 (it was $45,673 in 2000)
Houserville:

$72,084
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,364 (it was $20,035 in 2000)

Houserville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $188,590 (it was $110,400 in 2000)
Houserville:

$188,590
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $219,462; Detached houses: $235,633; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,654; In 2-unit structures: $202,957; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,438; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $176,356; Mobile homes: $46,310

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,053.

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  • Races in Houserville, PA (2010)

    Houserville races chart
    • 1,67092.1%White alone
    • 482.6%Two or more races
    • 331.8%Asian alone
    • 311.7%Black alone
    • 271.5%Hispanic
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Houserville: 100.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.3%), United States (6.9%), Irish (6.7%), English (6.2%), Italian (5.7%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

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

Houserville,PA real estate house value index trend

Houserville, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Houserville:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houserville CDP:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

47 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.5% North America, 0.5% Africa).

This place:

2.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,041 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,213 (1.1%)

Houserville satellite photo by USGS

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

Houserville household income distribution Houserville home values distribution

Property values in Houserville, PA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Houserville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Houserville-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 42% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 141.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 181.4 miles away from Houserville 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 100.2 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 280.0 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 101.8 miles away from Houserville 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) earthquake occurred 172.5 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 Centre County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Houserville topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)
  • FAIRWAYS AT BROOKLINE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)
  • LINKS2CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE STATE COLLEGE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)
  • BROOKLINE HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houserville:

  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 1 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 3 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Lock Haven University (about 29 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 37 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Saint Francis University (about 49 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Susquehanna University (about 50 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 51 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.4. This is about average.

City:

86.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.82. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.82
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.2%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Houserville 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant23,99792
Catholic19,2038
Evangelical Protestant11,66478
Other2,51011
Orthodox2292
Black Protestant1711
None96,216-
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: 20
Centre County:

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.
State:

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
Centre County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Centre County:

27.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.6%
State:

11.5%

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clearfield County, PA  0.32% ($29,865 average AGI)
from Clinton County, PA  0.22% ($33,407)
from Blair County, PA  0.21% ($38,960)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($687 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.17%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clearfield County, PA  0.39% ($30,489 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.25% ($31,984)
to Clinton County, PA  0.23% ($30,495)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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