Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,353.
Population change since 2000: +111.1%
Males: 651  (48.1%)
Females: 702  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

51.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17870.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $73,805 (it was $24,600 in 2000)
Hummels Wharf:

$73,805
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,161 (it was $19,218 in 2000)

Hummels Wharf CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $164,918 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Hummels Wharf:

$164,918
PA:

$192,600

Median gross rent in 2019: $850.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hummels Wharf: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.3%
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Ancestries: German (51.6%), American (18.7%), European (8.1%), Irish (5.0%), British (2.8%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

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

Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania map

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,565 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,747 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Hummels Wharf, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hummels Wharf, PA in 2019
Hummels Wharf satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Hummels Wharf, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.5%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (9.0%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (22.3%)
  • Construction (18.1%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (13.8%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (7.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (6.2%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Hummels Wharf, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Carpenters (12.8%)
  • Therapists (11.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (8.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (16.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania average temperatures Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania average precipitation Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania humidity Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania wind speed Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania snowfall Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania sunshine Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Hummels Wharf-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% smaller 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 significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.7 miles away from Hummels Wharf 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 54.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from Hummels Wharf center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 250.5 miles away from Hummels Wharf 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 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 231.1 miles away from Hummels Wharf 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 Snyder County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hummels Wharf topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MANSION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • MANSION NURSING CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • SUN HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA)

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

  • Susquehanna University (about 4 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 9 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 30 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 34 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 38 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Lock Haven University (about 40 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)

Points of interest:

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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:

SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY COUNTRY CLU (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HUMMELS WHARF FIRE CO (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hummels Wharf that have no violations reported:

  • PERKINS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Hummels Wharf:

Marital status in Hummels Wharf, PA
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hummels Wharf:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hummels Wharf
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,96553
Evangelical Protestant3,97434
Catholic1,8991
Other41
None22,860-
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: 13
This county:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.65 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Snyder County:

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hummels Wharf:

50.2%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hummels Wharf:

48.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hummels Wharf:

15.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hummels Wharf:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

44.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hummels Wharf:

78.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hummels Wharf, PA Residents

4.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Northumberland County, PA  1.20% ($38,427 average AGI)
from Union County, PA  0.72% ($36,892)
from Mifflin County, PA  0.23% ($31,750)


5.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Northumberland County, PA  1.25% ($28,851 average AGI)
to Union County, PA  0.71% ($37,090)
to Juniata County, PA  0.22% ($31,294)
Businesses in Hummels Wharf, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Nissan1
FedEx1Vans1
JCPenney1Wendy's1

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.)

Hummels Wharf fatal accident list:

Apr 16, 2010 08:34 AM, Sr-1023, Lat: 40.831292, Lon: -76.836056, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.9mTotal length
  • $106,000Total costs
  • 50,792Total average daily traffic
  • 5,658Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,046Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 04/23/2016, Expiration Date: 06/02/2026, Certifier: Lisa Monnig, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, ., Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1713, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • 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: 06/13/2016, Expiration Date: 09/09/2026, 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
  • Call Sign: KC3EDO, Licensee ID: L01915239, Grant Date: 01/12/2015, Expiration Date: 01/12/2025, Certifier: David M Andrews, Registrant: David M Andrews, Hummels Wharf, PA 17831

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hummels Wharf, PA
  • 47.6%Electricity
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hummels Wharf, PA
  • 57.7%Electricity
  • 42.3%Utility gas


Hummels Wharf compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Hummels Wharf on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
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