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Population in 2010: 1,353. Population change since 2000: +111.1%
Males: 604  (44.7%)
Females: 749  (55.3%)

Median resident age:  44.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17870.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,250 (it was $24,600 in 2000)
Hummels Wharf:

$59,250
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,401

Hummels Wharf CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,206 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Hummels Wharf:

$118,206
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $96,981; Detached houses: $99,095; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,778; Mobile homes: $32,589

Median gross rent in 2012: $696.

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  • White alone - 1,278 (94.5%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 17 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hummels Wharf: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (48.0%), Irish (11.3%), English (4.8%), United States (4.4%), Polish (3.4%), Slovak (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 4,758 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Hummels Wharf:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hummels Wharf CDP:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

33 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This place:  2.0%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $963 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,820 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (58.7 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (106.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (106.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shamokin Dam borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Selinsgrove borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Sunbury, PA (1.8 miles ), Kratzerville, PA (1.8 miles ), Northumberland borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Kapp Heights, PA (2.2 miles ), Winfield, PA (2.3 miles ), Kreamer, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 76.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Therapists (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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Average climate in Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Hummels Wharf-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the Hummels Wharf place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hummels Wharf-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 90% 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 54.6 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 56.0 miles away from Hummels Wharf 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 92.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 43.1 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 56.7 miles away from Hummels Wharf center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Snyder County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 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 Hummels Wharf:

  • DAVITA - SELINSGROVE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • LOVING CARE NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Hummels Wharf, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hummels Wharf:

  • Susquehanna University (about 3 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,187)
  • Bucknell University (about 9 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 30 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 38 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Lock Haven University (about 39 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 45 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,416)

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Notable locations in Hummels Wharf: EMTS Ambulance Service (A), Hummels Wharf Fire Company Station 70 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Snyder County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hummels Wharf and their reported violations in the past:

HUMMELS WHARF FIRE CO (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.6%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hummels Wharf, PA

Hummels Wharf compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Hummels Wharf (2011 data):

  • Swineford National Bank: Hummels Wharf at 1255 North Susquehanna Trail, branch established on 1970/12/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $290.7 mil, Deposits: $237.8 mil, headquarters in Middleburg, PA, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hummels Wharf CDP (based on Snyder County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.60%
Here47.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristCatholic ChurchOld Order Mennonite
Adherents32.9%24.4%15.9%7.3%4.2%
Congregations22.4%30.6%11.8%1.2%8.2%
NameChurch of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchMennonite; Other Groups The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%1.7%1.5%1.3%7.5%
Congregations1.2%1.2%3.5%2.4%17.6%
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: 13
Snyder County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

8.65 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Snyder County:

27.6%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

5.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,467 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

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:
from Northumberland County, PA  1.43% ($33,472 average AGI)
from Union County, PA  0.87% ($35,884)
from Juniata County, PA  0.26% ($32,833)


5.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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:
to Northumberland County, PA  1.28% ($28,565 average AGI)
to Union County, PA  0.74% ($28,696)
to Juniata County, PA  0.21% ($27,379)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hummels Wharf:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGL (1240 AM; 1 kW; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLP (1380 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hummels Wharf:

  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W289AI (105.7 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENN. EDUC. TV ASSOC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WBGM (88.1 FM; NEW BERLIN, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WGRC (91.3 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hummels Wharf:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.824444 Lon: -76.849444, Call Sign: WQFA786
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, 461.712 MHz, 461.837 MHz, 466.962 MHz, 467.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, Certifier: Lisa Monnig
    Registrant: Bearcom Wireless Worldwide, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 340-8876, Fax: (214) 355-1713, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N3ZHD, Licensee ID: L00232578
    Grant Date: 04/30/1999, Expiration Date: 05/05/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2009
    Registrant: Carl R Kready, Hummels Wharf, PA 17831
  • Call Sign: W3VPJ, Previous Call Sign: KB3BHT, Licensee ID: L01012890
    Grant Date: 08/02/2006, Expiration Date: 09/09/2016, Certifier: Robert E Stahl
    Registrant: Susquehanna Valley Amat Rad Club Inc, Hummels Wharf, PA 17831
  • Call Sign: W3WNT
    Grant Date: 04/26/1988, Expiration Date: 04/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2000
    Registrant: Robert H Wert, Hummels Wharf, PA 17831


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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