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Population in 2010: 127. Population change since 2000: +24.5%
Males: 65  (51.2%)
Females: 62  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 17941

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,032 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
Klingerstown:

$45,032
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,021

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,035 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Klingerstown:

$88,035
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,735; Detached houses: $107,735

Median gross rent in 2012: $669.

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  • White alone - 125 (98.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Klingerstown: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (64.6%), Irish (13.1%), English (5.4%), Dutch (2.3%), Slovak (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 536 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 302 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Klingerstown:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Klingerstown CDP:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,292 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,212 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (46.0 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (93.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gratz borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Pillow borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Wiconsico, PA (2.5 miles ), Lykens borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Williamstown borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Berrysburg borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Valley View, PA (2.9 miles ), Herndon borough, PA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 76.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (68%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Klingerstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Klingerstown place center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 27.4 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Klingerstown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% 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 41.4 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 42.9 miles away from Klingerstown 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 83.4 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 42.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from Klingerstown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dutch Romberger - Major League Baseball pitcher.


Hospitals/medical centers near Klingerstown:

  • KEPLER HOME, INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA)
  • VNA HEALTH SYSTEM (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SHAMOKIN, PA)
  • LOVING CARE NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Klingerstown, PA

Airports located in Klingerstown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Klingerstown:

  • Susquehanna University (about 14 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,187)
  • Bucknell University (about 23 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 27 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 28 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 33 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Messiah College (about 39 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Dickinson College (about 42 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)

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Creek: Pine Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Schuylkill 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 Klingerstown and their reported violations in the past:

KLINGERTOWN HOTEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Klingerstown, PA

Klingerstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Klingerstown travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Klingerstown CDP (based on Schuylkill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Here74.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents56.8%17.7%11.0%7.4%0.8%
Congregations27.6%15.5%16.2%16.2%1.3%
NameSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Orthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents0.8%0.6%0.5%0.5%3.9%
Congregations0.7%1.7%1.7%1.3%17.8%
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: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Here:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Schuylkill County:

10.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

3.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Berks County, PA  0.41% ($35,187 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.41% ($31,150)
from Carbon County, PA  0.31% ($29,281)


3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.31% ($31,690 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.30% ($32,480)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.26% ($30,014)

Strongest AM radio stations in Klingerstown:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Klingerstown:

  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Klingerstown:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 73 High Rd .5 Mi W (Lat: 40.657861 Lon: -76.696361), Call Sign: KEZ755
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 01/27/2022, Certifier: Glenn L Troutman
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 40.651667 Lon: -76.743611, Call Sign: WPRW381
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.912 MHz, 465.012 MHz, 462.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2011, Certifier: Gary Harner
    Registrant: Nat License Corp, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N3QDF, Licensee ID: L00734607
    Grant Date: 08/25/2003, Expiration Date: 09/14/2013
    Registrant: Joseph E Gorrie, Rd 1 Box 32a, Klingerstown, PA 17941


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

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