Karns City, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 211 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 105  (50.0%)
Females: 106  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16041.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,431 (it was $32,125 in 2000)
Karns City:

$42,431
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,111 (it was $15,290 in 2000)

Karns City borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,161 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Karns City:

$91,161
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $96,833; Detached houses: $98,636; Mobile homes: $77,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Karns City: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.8%), English (12.4%), Irish (10.2%), Swedish (7.1%), Italian (5.3%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 558 people per square mile   (low).

Karns City,PA real estate house value index trend

Karns City, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Karns City:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Karns City borough:

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.8%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Karns City, Pennsylvania as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Karns City to the number of sex offenders is 213 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,237 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $950 (1.0%)

Karns City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (40.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (250.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Petrolia borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Fairview borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Chicora borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Bruin borough, PA (2.1 miles ), East Brady borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Parker, PA (2.7 miles ), West Sunbury, PA (3.0 miles) , East Butler borough, PA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.00 N, Longitude: 79.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Karns City household income distribution Karns City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in Karns City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Karns City, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Karns City, Pennsylvania average temperatures Karns City, Pennsylvania average precipitation Karns City, Pennsylvania humidity Karns City, Pennsylvania wind speed Karns City, Pennsylvania snowfall Karns City, Pennsylvania sunshine Karns City, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Karns City-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the Karns City borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Karns City-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Karns City center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 296.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.9 miles away from Karns City center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 342.4 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 Butler County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Karns City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Karns City:

  • AVS/WEST SUNBURY SINGLE FAMILY (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WEST SUNBURY, PA)
  • BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; EAST BUTLER, PA)
  • BUTLER COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BOYERS, PA)
  • SUNNYVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, PA)
  • VNA OF WESTERN PA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BUTLER, PA)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN HEALTH AND HUMAN CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CABOT, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karns City:

  • Butler County Community College (about 16 miles; Butler, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,518)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Grove City College (about 22 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 40 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 40 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 40 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)

Public high school in Karns City:

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.8. This is about average.

City:

79.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Karns City and their reported violations in the past:

THE WILLOWS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OUTER LIMITS PIZZA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SLATERS MARKET (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Karns City that have no violations reported:

  • THE HOMETOWN GRILL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.0%
(33.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  70.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  12.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Karns City compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Karns City travel time to work - commute Karns City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (97%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Karns City borough (based on Butler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.57%
Here: 59.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents50.9%10.9%10.8%10.7%3.9%
Congregations13.0%16.6%22.8%10.4%4.1%
NameAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.5%1.4%1.0%7.4%
Congregations3.1%1.6%2.1%1.6%24.9%
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: 34
Butler County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Butler County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Butler County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 118
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

25.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.4%
State:

11.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$900
Totals for Government 0$0 1$900

Karns City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $12,000 ($56.87)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($28.44)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($18.96)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($14.22)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($4.74)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($4.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($56.87)

Karns City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($4.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($33.18)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,000 ($42.65)
    Property: $7,000 ($33.18)
    NEC: $2,000 ($9.48)

Karns City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $52,000 ($246.45)

4.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.61% ($60,465 average AGI)
from Beaver County, PA  0.33% ($64,058)
from Armstrong County, PA  0.19% ($36,007)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($891 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.34% ($49,311 average AGI)
to Beaver County, PA  0.35% ($50,628)
to Mercer County, PA  0.18% ($34,881)

Strongest AM radio stations in Karns City:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBUT (1050 AM; 1 kW; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Karns City:

  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCUC-FM (91.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION STATE COLLEGE)
  • WSAJ-FM (91.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: GROVE CITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Karns City:

  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 960
Total average daily truck traffic: 19
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,215

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA3SSC, Licensee ID: L01317403
    Grant Date: 08/23/2007, Expiration Date: 11/21/2017, Certifier: Dennis M Demby
    Registrant: Dennis M Demby, 161 Haysville Rd, Karns City, PA 16041-1605
  • Call Sign: KA3TGN
    Grant Date: 07/26/1988, Expiration Date: 07/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2000
    Registrant: Dee A Demby, Rd 2 Box 1192, Karns City, PA 16041
  • Call Sign: N3UQD
    Grant Date: 05/14/1995, Expiration Date: 06/15/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2007
    Registrant: Jason I Demby, 161 Haysville Rd, Karns City, PA 16025-0161
  • Call Sign: N3VNU
    Grant Date: 07/10/1997, Expiration Date: 05/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2007
    Registrant: Justin V Wick, Rd 2 Box 340, Karns City, PA 16041-9735
  • Call Sign: KB3GQC, Licensee ID: L00359164
    Grant Date: 05/21/2001, Expiration Date: 05/21/2011, Certifier: Richard A Hicks
    Registrant: Richard A Hicks, Rd 2 Box 827, Karns City, PA 16041

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$50,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9101.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Karns City, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2374.8 years
Mary2081.3 years
William2066.9 years
Robert1268.6 years
Richard1071.6 years
Thomas980.1 years
James974.3 years
Margaret980.9 years
George871.1 years
Joseph875.7 years
Most common last names in Karns City, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hicks1268.2 years
Crawford878.2 years
Bryan783.7 years
Barger779.3 years
Mcelravy770.5 years
Young765.8 years
Byers679.2 years
Robinson678.0 years
Shakley680.5 years
Sheakley678.5 years

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