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Population in 2012: 545 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 

Males: 231  (42.5%)
Females: 314  (57.5%)

Median resident age:  35.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17044.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,365 (it was $29,286 in 2000)
Juniata Terrace:

$30,365
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,247

Juniata Terrace borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,289 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Juniata Terrace:

$46,289
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $47,207; Detached houses: $83,214; Townhouses or other attached units: $46,013

Median gross rent in 2012: $694.

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  • White alone - 526 (97.0%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Juniata Terrace: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.9%), Irish (20.8%), United States (13.4%), English (8.8%), Dutch (6.2%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 4,277 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Juniata Terrace:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Juniata Terrace borough:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $946 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $951 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (77.1 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (102.0 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lewistown borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Highland Park, PA (1.6 miles ), Granville, PA (1.8 miles ), Burnham borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Yeagertown, PA (2.0 miles ), Maitland, PA (2.3 miles ), Strodes Mills, PA (2.3 miles ), Reedsville, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 77.58 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-11.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (23%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Juniata Terrace-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.0 miles away from the Juniata Terrace borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/23/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the borough center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Juniata Terrace-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 94% 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 83.1 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 84.7 miles away from Juniata Terrace center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 14.5 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 76.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 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 Juniata Terrace:

  • LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)
  • DAVITA - LEWISTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-WILLIAM PENN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Juniata Terrace:

  • 1 miles: LEWISTON (LEWISTOWN, HELEN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Juniata Terrace:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 21 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 43,065)
  • Dickinson College (about 34 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Lock Haven University (about 39 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Susquehanna University (about 41 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 42 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Messiah College (about 43 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)

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Mifflin 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 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.62
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  10.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Juniata Terrace, PA

Juniata Terrace compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Juniata Terrace travel time to work - commute


Juniata Terrace mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Juniata Terrace borough (based on Mifflin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.76%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOld Order Amish
Adherents28.5%16.1%8.2%8.1%6.6%
Congregations24.8%8.3%8.3%0.9%18.3%
NameChurch of the BrethrenMennonite Church USAConservative Mennonite ConferenceChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents5.6%4.7%3.2%2.3%16.9%
Congregations5.5%4.6%1.8%6.4%21.1%
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: 17
This county:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Mifflin County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Mifflin County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

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 1$2,724$32,6880$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$3,091
Totals for Government 1$2,724$32,6883$3,091

Juniata Terrace government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $494,000 ($906.42)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($55.05)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($7.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($5.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($3.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($71.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $8,000 ($14.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $70,000 ($128.44)

Juniata Terrace government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($16.51)

Juniata Terrace government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $650,000 ($1192.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $203,000 ($372.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $447,000 ($820.18)

Juniata Terrace government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $45,000 ($82.57)

3.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.40% ($27,754 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.32% ($35,418)
from Juniata County, PA  0.29% ($25,098)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.49% ($24,744 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.34% ($30,700)
to Juniata County, PA  0.30% ($30,547)

Strongest AM radio stations in Juniata Terrace:

  • WKVA (920 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WJUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; MEXICO, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Juniata Terrace:

  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WMRF-FM (95.7 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WLTS (94.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Juniata Terrace:

  • W12CA (Channel 12; ELLIOTTSBURG, PA; Owner: HEIRLOOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W13BY (Channel 13; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: GEORGE W. KIMBLE)


Juniata Terrace on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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