Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,633 (79% urban, 21% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 2,300  (49.6%)
Females: 2,333  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18229, 18235.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,867 (it was $35,976 in 2000)
Jim Thorpe:

$50,867
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,185 (it was $17,119 in 2000)

Jim Thorpe borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,905 (it was $80,200 in 2000)
Jim Thorpe:

$149,905
PA:

$181,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $757.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jim Thorpe: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.1% for Black residents, 55.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Jim Thorpe, PA (2010)
    • 4,55995.4%White alone
    • 1192.5%Hispanic
    • 491.0%Two or more races
    • 270.6%Asian alone
    • 190.4%Black alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jim Thorpe is 779 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Jim Thorpe by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
2
(40.9)
1
(20.5)
3
(61.0)
1
(20.9)
2
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.5)
2
(43.3)
4
(87.4)
3
(65.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
3
(62.7)
1
(21.1)
1
(21.2)
2
(42.9)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.8)
1
(21.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(286.7)
14
(285.9)
6
(122.5)
17
(347.7)
21
(431.2)
20
(406.9)
13
(271.1)
11
(230.0)
7
(147.9)
9
(191.2)
6
(128.7)
15
(325.1)
11
(240.2)
15
(325.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(348.1)
16
(326.8)
16
(326.7)
20
(409.1)
11
(225.9)
15
(305.2)
11
(229.4)
12
(250.9)
11
(232.4)
7
(148.7)
9
(193.1)
18
(390.1)
6
(131.0)
8
(173.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
72
(1,474)
92
(1,879)
105
(2,144)
74
(1,514)
95
(1,951)
124
(2,523)
120
(2,502)
113
(2,363)
100
(2,112)
75
(1,593)
77
(1,652)
79
(1,712)
69
(1,507)
57
(1,236)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(61.4)
8
(163.4)
1
(20.4)
4
(81.8)
6
(123.2)
5
(101.7)
4
(83.4)
5
(104.6)
2
(42.2)
2
(42.5)
3
(64.4)
2
(43.3)
5
(109.2)
3
(65.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(81.7)
1
(20.4)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(63.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
1
(21.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)145.6174.4151.1210.3206.4260.6200.0218.7140.1122.1140.5205.5202.7190.3

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City-data.com crime index in Jim Thorpe, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (36.7%), Irish (16.9%), Italian (7.1%), Pennsylvania German (4.2%), American (3.4%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/1956

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 14.5 square miles.

Population density: 320 people per square mile   (very low).

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania map

93 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.9%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,962 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,711 (1.9%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Jim Thorpe, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jim Thorpe, PA in 2017
Jim Thorpe satellite photo by USGS

Jim Thorpe tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Jim Thorpe, PA
Historical housing units in Jim Thorpe, PA
Most common industries in Jim Thorpe, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.1%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Jim Thorpe, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)

Average climate in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.5. This is about average.

City:

74.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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

City:

3.57
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.92
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jim Thorpe-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% smaller 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.6 miles away from Jim Thorpe 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 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 246.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 270.2 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 Jim Thorpe 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 Carbon County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jim Thorpe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jim Thorpe:

  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (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)
  • MAHONING VALLEY NURSING AND RE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • WEATHERWOOD NURSING HOME AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WEATHERLY, PA)
  • REDCO GROUP/SUMMIT HILL,THE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SUMMIT HILL, PA)
  • PALMERTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PALMERTON, PA)

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

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 16 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,391)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 23 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 26 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 26 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Lehigh University (about 27 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Wilkes University (about 27 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)

Public high schools in Jim Thorpe:

Public elementary/middle school in Jim Thorpe:

Private elementary/middle school in Jim Thorpe:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

TRATTORIA 903 RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PENN FOREST STREAM CLUBHOUSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2012)

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

  • MAUCH CHUNK LAKE PARK (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POCONO WHITEWATER LTD. (Population served: 111, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JIM THORPE CAMPING RESORT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PENN FOREST PLAZA (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAUCH CHUNK LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JIM THORPE SPORTSMENS CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REILEYS PUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAUCH CHUNK LAKE MAIN OFFICE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Jim Thorpe:

Marital status in Jim Thorpe, PA
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Jim Thorpe:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jim Thorpe
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant14,61352
Catholic12,41814
Evangelical Protestant1,94318
Orthodox2642
Other1623
None35,849-
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:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
State:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jim Thorpe:

50.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.2%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jim Thorpe:

19.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jim Thorpe:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.6%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jim Thorpe, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$45,223$77,5254$9,397
Streets and Highways 5$37,340$89,6160$0
Water Supply 5$30,558$73,3390$0
Sewerage 4$20,541$61,6230$0
Solid Waste Management 1$6,220$74,6400$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$6,452
Other Government Administration 0$0 25$5,846
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 1$4,943
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$1,363
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 22$139,882$76,29934$28,001

Jim Thorpe government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $225,000 ($48.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000 ($26.12)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $847,000 ($182.82)
    Sewerage: $727,000 ($156.92)
    Police Protection: $663,000 ($143.10)
    Regular Highways: $595,000 ($128.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $580,000 ($125.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $175,000 ($37.77)
    Central Staff Services: $144,000 ($31.08)
    General Public Buildings: $101,000 ($21.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($17.27)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($12.30)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($6.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000 ($5.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($5.40)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $484,000 ($104.47)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $270,000 ($58.28)
    Corporate Bonds: $146,000 ($31.51)
    Benefit Payments: $87,000 ($18.78)
    Other Investments - Other: $77,000 ($16.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($13.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $111,000 ($23.96)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($14.68)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($7.77)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($7.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,190,000 ($256.85)

Jim Thorpe government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $936,000 ($202.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $628,000 ($135.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $170,000 ($36.69)
    Parking Facilities: $92,000 ($19.86)
    Other: $78,000 ($16.84)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $78,000 ($16.84)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $47,000 ($10.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000 ($16.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $118,000 ($25.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($7.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($5.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($4.53)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,101,000 ($237.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $437,000 ($94.32)
    Highways: $103,000 ($22.23)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Tax - Property: $678,000 ($146.34)
    Individual Income: $476,000 ($102.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $111,000 ($23.96)
    Public Utility License: $57,000 ($12.30)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $32,000 ($6.91)
    Amusements Sales: $16,000 ($3.45)

Jim Thorpe government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,287,000 ($2652.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,646,000 ($2513.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $687,000 ($148.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000 ($9.93)

Jim Thorpe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000 ($2.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $96,000 ($20.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,670,000 ($576.30)

5.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
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 Lehigh County, PA  0.92% ($39,297 average AGI)
from Northampton County, PA  0.64% ($41,608)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.63% ($40,427)


5.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
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 Lehigh County, PA  0.80% ($43,928 average AGI)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.63% ($39,848)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.58% ($30,285)
Businesses in Jim Thorpe, PA
NameCountNameCount
Kroger1True Value1
Quiznos1U-Haul1
Starbucks1UPS1
Subway1

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.)
Jim Thorpe fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jim Thorpe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.5mTotal length
  • $829,000Total costs
  • 14,373Total average daily traffic
  • 696Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,874Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3661W , Serial Number: 32-568, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 07/02/2012
    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: 6465U , Serial Number: 2212, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 05/31/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Armani Consulting Corp, 185 Unionville Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2011
    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 in Jim Thorpe, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Jim Thorpe, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of reported fires - 39 took place in 2005, and the least - 11 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jim Thorpe, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.8%), and Outside Fires (27.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jim Thorpe, PA
    • 14644.8%Structure Fires
    • 8827.0%Outside Fires
    • 5115.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4112.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jim Thorpe, PA
  • 31.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.0%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 11.0%Coal or coke
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jim Thorpe, PA
  • 41.1%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 21.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Coal or coke


Jim Thorpe compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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