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Population in 2012: 4,744 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 

Males: 2,389  (50.4%)
Females: 2,355  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  43.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18229, 18235.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,639 (it was $35,976 in 2000)
Jim Thorpe:

$64,639
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,147

Jim Thorpe borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $128,622 (it was $80,200 in 2000)
Jim Thorpe:

$128,622
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $139,071; Detached houses: $158,599; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,573; In 2-unit structures: $69,831; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $213,372; Mobile homes: $100,148

Median gross rent in 2012: $687.

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  • White alone - 4,559 (95.4%)
  • Hispanic - 119 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.06%)

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

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Ancestries: German (31.8%), Irish (15.7%), Slovak (6.4%), Italian (6.1%), Polish (4.4%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/1956

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 14.5 square miles.

Population density: 328 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Jim Thorpe:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jim Thorpe borough:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.0%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jim Thorpe to the number of sex offenders is 1,581 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,249 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,813 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (23.2 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (68.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lehighton borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Weissport borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Weissport East, PA (1.9 miles ), Nesquehoning borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Dry Tavern, PA (2.2 miles ), Parryville borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Bowmanstown borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Weatherly borough, PA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 75.74 W

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Jim Thorpe by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 200121312
per 100,000 41.30.00.020.440.920.561.020.941.8
Robberies 101020013
per 100,000 20.60.020.40.040.90.00.020.962.7
Assaults 8141461721201311
per 100,000 165.2286.7285.9122.5347.7431.2406.9271.1230.0
Burglaries 151716162011151112
per 100,000 309.7348.1326.8326.7409.1225.9305.2229.4250.9
Thefts 5472921057495124120113
per 100,000 1115.01474.21879.12143.71513.61950.72522.92502.12363.0
Auto thefts 238146545
per 100,000 41.361.4163.420.481.8123.2101.783.4104.6
Arson 004110000
per 100,000 0.00.081.720.420.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 147.6151.5181.5157.2218.8214.7271.2208.1227.6

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Crime rate in Jim Thorpe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -256 (-5.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Jim Thorpe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Jim Thorpe borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 27.2 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jim Thorpe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% 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 40.7 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 40.3 miles away from Jim Thorpe 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 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.9 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 57.1 miles away from Jim Thorpe center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carbon County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Jim Thorpe:

  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • SUMMIT AT BLUE MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REHAB CTR, THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jim Thorpe:

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 16 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,422)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 23 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 26 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 26 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Lehigh University (about 27 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Wilkes University (about 27 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)

Public high schools in Jim Thorpe:

Private high school in Jim Thorpe:

  • ADVENTURE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 85; Location: 1398 STATE ROUTE 903 STE 1; Grades: 6 - 12; Boys only)

Private elementary/middle school in Jim Thorpe:

  • ST JOSEPH REGIONAL ACADEMY (Students: 143; Location: 25 W 6TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Jim Thorpe:

  • DIMMICK MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $188,762; Location: 54 BROADWAY; 26,302 books; 820 audio materials; 897 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Jim Thorpe: Flagstaff Mountain Overlook (A), Diligent Fire Company 3 (B), Phoenix Hose Company 2 (C), Fairview Hose Company 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jim Thorpe Tomb (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), German Cemetery (3), Immaculate Conception Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Mauch Chunk Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Robertson Run (A), Silkmill Run (B), Mauch Chunk Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jim Thorpe: Flagstaff Mountain Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Broadway House (Museums; 41 West Broadway) (1), Everything Nice (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 41 Susquehanna Street) (2), C C Tourist Promotion Agency (Railrd Station) (3), Rail Tours Inc (Recreational Trips & Guides; 4 Lehigh Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Carbon County Courthouse - Jury Commissioners (Courthouse) (1), Carbon County Court System - Juvenile Probation (69 Broadway) (2), Carbon County Court House - Archives- Clerk of Courts-Criminal- Recorder of Deeds Of (Courthouse Annex) (3), Carbon County Court House - Controller Office (69 Broadway) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

19.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.57. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.57
U.S.:

2.88
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

10.5
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jim Thorpe and their reported violations in the past:

FLAGSTAFF (Population served: 265, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jim Thorpe that have no violations reported:

  • BLUE HERON HOMEOWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JIM THORPE CAMPING RESORT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JIM THORPE SPORTSMENS CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.1%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 59.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  66.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jim Thorpe, PA

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Jim Thorpe in 2000:

  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

Jim Thorpe compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Jim Thorpe (2011 data):

  • Mauch Chunk Trust Company: Trust Services And Investment Mgmt B, at 1111 North Street, Broadway Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $312.6 mil, Deposits: $236.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Mauch Chunk Trust Financial Corp.
  • The Jim Thorpe National Bank: at 12 Broadway, Penn Forest Branch, Center Street Branch. Info updated 2009/01/30: Bank assets: $161.4 mil, Deposits: $145.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Jtnb Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania:

  • Harry Packer Mansion Inn, Packer Hill, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 , Phone: (570) 325-8566
  • Inn At Jim Thorpe, 24 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 , Phone: (570) 325-2599, Fax: (570) 325-9145
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jim Thorpe travel time to work - commute


Jim Thorpe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Coal or coke (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jim Thorpe borough (based on Carbon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.53%
Here63.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents53.1%23.4%12.4%4.1%2.1%
Congregations24.7%24.7%18.3%10.8%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.0%0.7%0.7%
Congregations3.2%2.2%1.1%2.2%9.7%
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
Carbon County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Carbon County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Carbon County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

29.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 17$1,948
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,150
Police Protection - Officers 7$26,147$44,8233$3,131
Firefighters 0$0 2$454
Streets and Highways 5$21,589$51,8140$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,596$43,1520$0
Sewerage 4$11,876$35,6280$0
Natural Resources 0$0 1$1,647
Water Supply 5$17,668$42,4030$0
Totals for Government 22$80,876$44,11424$9,330

Jim Thorpe government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $68,000 ($14.33)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $682,000 ($143.76)
    Water Utilities: $596,000 ($125.63)
    General - Other: $591,000 ($124.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $457,000 ($96.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000 ($81.16)
    Regular Highways: $357,000 ($75.25)
    Police Protection: $293,000 ($61.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $229,000 ($48.27)
    General Public Buildings: $89,000 ($18.76)
    Central Staff Services: $75,000 ($15.81)
    Fire Protection: $57,000 ($12.02)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($9.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $24,000 ($5.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($2.11)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.63)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $927,000 ($195.40)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $63,000 ($13.28)
    Benefit Payments: $42,000 ($8.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $436,000 ($91.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $762,000 ($160.62)

Jim Thorpe government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $577,000 ($121.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $449,000 ($94.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $374,000 ($78.84)
    All Other: $53,000 ($11.17)
    Parking Facilities: $38,000 ($8.01)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $6,000 ($1.26)
    Interest Revenue: $-103,000 ($-21.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $203,000 ($42.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $121,000 ($25.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $77,000 ($16.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $672,000 ($141.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $86,000 ($18.13)
    All Other: $53,000 ($11.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $31,000 ($6.53)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $348,000 ($73.36)
    Property: $288,000 ($60.71)
    NEC: $173,000 ($36.47)

Jim Thorpe government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,269,000 ($1532.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,924,000 ($1459.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $345,000 ($72.72)

Jim Thorpe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $214,000 ($45.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,576,000 ($332.21)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Lehigh County, PA  1.29% ($31,763 average AGI)
from Northampton County, PA  0.72% ($38,206)
from Monroe County, PA  0.67% ($36,205)


5.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Carbon County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lehigh County, PA  0.86% ($29,123 average AGI)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.72% ($29,281)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.58% ($35,859)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jim Thorpe:

  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jim Thorpe:

  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Jim Thorpe:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 66
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Jim Thorpe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,340
Total average daily truck traffic: 336
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 14,372

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Jim Thorpe)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jim Thorpe, PA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jim Thorpe)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 58 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2785Z , Serial Number: 296, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel J Witczak, 196 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5731W , Serial Number: 28-1380, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Vincent A Prete, 68 Blackberry Ln, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99WK , Serial Number: 2396, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1963
    Registrant (Corporation): Armani Consulting Corp, 185 Unionville Rd, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$94,84629$99,586114$115,04436$46,50019$76,3682$103,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$71,0009$147,7781$5,0001$71,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$94,2509$105,11159$129,3398$78,25011$83,2731$101,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$135,6675$61,60031$134,8061$253,0008$80,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$100,0004$64,7500$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$174,3332$124,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$148,3331$182,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$182,5002$160,5001$182,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jim Thorpe, PA

Most common first names in Jim Thorpe, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10978.5 years
John10773.7 years
Anna6378.8 years
William5873.8 years
Joseph4871.0 years
Helen4178.4 years
Elizabeth4178.7 years
James4070.5 years
Margaret3876.6 years
Charles3370.8 years
Most common last names in Jim Thorpe, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2673.7 years
Herman1876.1 years
Williams1673.1 years
Smith1574.1 years
Snyder1575.7 years
Brown1170.6 years
Otto1179.5 years
Mcginley1178.9 years
Dougherty1175.7 years
Yaich973.1 years
Businesses in Jim Thorpe, PA
NameCountNameCount
Kroger1True Value1
Quiznos1U-Haul1
Starbucks1UPS1
Subway1
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