Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 535 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.6%
 
Males: 226  (42.4%)
Females: 309  (57.6%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17044.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,549 (it was $29,286 in 2000)
Juniata Terrace:

$46,549
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,433 (it was $14,398 in 2000)

Juniata Terrace borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $53,441 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Juniata Terrace:

$53,441
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $142,319; detached houses: $152,733; townhouses or other attached units: $80,475; in 2-unit structures: $67,967; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,526; mobile homes: $55,839

Median gross rent in 2019: $801.

March 2019 cost of living index in Juniata Terrace: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.7%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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Ancestries: German (56.3%), American (13.9%), English (7.8%), Dutch (2.2%), Irish (1.7%), European (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 4,199 people per square mile   (average).

Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania map

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,293 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,306 (2.5%)

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

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

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Juniata Terrace, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.1%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Apparel (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Juniata Terrace, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (23.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)

Average climate in Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania average temperatures Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania average precipitation Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania humidity Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania wind speed Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania snowfall Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania sunshine Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.7. This is about average.

City:

74.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.31
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.105. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.105
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Juniata Terrace-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 30% smaller 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 62% 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 186.0 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 159.7 miles away from Juniata Terrace 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 83.1 miles away from Juniata Terrace center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 199.4 miles away from Juniata Terrace center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 285.9 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 the city 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 Mifflin County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Juniata Terrace:

  • LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (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)
  • MALTA HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRANVILLE, PA)
  • VALLEY VIEW HAVEN, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BELLEVILLE, 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: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 22 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Dickinson College (about 34 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Lock Haven University (about 40 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Susquehanna University (about 40 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 42 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Juniata Terrace:

Marital status in Juniata Terrace, PA
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Juniata Terrace:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,01067
Mainline Protestant9,88845
Catholic1,1901
Black Protestant731
Other11
None24,520-
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: 17
Mifflin County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Mifflin County:

27.5%
State:

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

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Juniata Terrace:

63.4%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

65.7%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Juniata Terrace:

27.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Juniata Terrace:

12.1%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Juniata Terrace:

70.2%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Juniata Terrace, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 2$10,398$62,3882$2,848
Totals for Government 2$10,398$62,3882$2,848

Juniata Terrace government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $126,000 ($235.51)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($74.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($74.77)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($59.81)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($48.60)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($29.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($13.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($9.35)

Juniata Terrace government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $112,000 ($209.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($80.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($7.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($31.78)
  • Tax - Property: $87,000 ($162.62)
    Individual Income: $38,000 ($71.03)
    Public Utility License: $5,000 ($9.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.87)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000 ($1.87)

Juniata Terrace government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000 ($252.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,000 ($237.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($14.95)

Juniata Terrace government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $659,000 ($1231.78)

3.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.65% ($29,983 average AGI)
from Juniata County, PA  0.40% ($35,254)
from Centre County, PA  0.38% ($37,348)


3.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.44% ($37,949 average AGI)
to Juniata County, PA  0.44% ($30,734)
to Centre County, PA  0.34% ($57,919)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.6mTotal length
  • $3,379,000Total costs
  • 22,453Total average daily traffic
  • 880Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,457Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Juniata Terrace, PA
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.9%Solar energy
  • 1.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Juniata Terrace, PA
  • 57.7%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood


Juniata Terrace compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Juniata Terrace on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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