For population 25 years and over in Karns City:
For population 15 years and over in Karns City borough:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,237 (1.6%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+7.5%).
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-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% greater 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 below Pennsylvania state average. It is 93% 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 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from Karns City center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Karns City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karns City:
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Public high school in Karns City:
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Karns City compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Karns City borough (based on Butler County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 34
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Number of full-service restaurants: 118
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Karns City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Karns City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Karns City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,867 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($172 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)
0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9101.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Karns City, PA
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.