Kratzerville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 383.
Population change since 2000: -2.0%
Males: 209  (54.6%)
Females: 174  (45.4%)
Median resident age:

50.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17889.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,666 (it was $42,292 in 2000)
Kratzerville:

$67,666
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,780 (it was $20,008 in 2000)

Kratzerville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $231,612 (it was $96,700 in 2000)
Kratzerville:

$231,612
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $279,530; detached houses: $278,960

Median gross rent in 2019: $752.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kratzerville: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.5%
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Ancestries: German (50.0%), American (22.5%), European (2.5%), Scottish (2.5%), Eastern European (1.5%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 664 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 390 people per square mile   (very low).

Kratzerville, Pennsylvania map

7 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This place:

2.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,885 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,703 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (62.1 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (108.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (109.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hummels Wharf, PA (1.8 miles ),
Shamokin Dam borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Winfield, PA (2.0 miles ),
Selinsgrove borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
New Berlin borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Kapp Heights, PA (2.3 miles ),
Kreamer, PA (2.3 miles ),
Sunbury, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 76.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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

4.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Kratzerville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (18.1%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Kratzerville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Carpenters (8.7%)
  • Woodworkers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (8.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Kratzerville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Kratzerville-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.5 miles away from the Kratzerville place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kratzerville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% 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 211.3 miles away from Kratzerville 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 57.9 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 187.5 miles away from the 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 250.6 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 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 227.8 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 Snyder County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Kratzerville:

  • DAVITA - SELINSGROVE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • LOVING CARE NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SELINSGROVE, PA)
  • SUN HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA)
  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • NOTTINGHAM VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MANSION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kratzerville:

  • Susquehanna University (about 5 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 7 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 28 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Lock Haven University (about 36 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 37 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 39 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Kratzerville Volunteer Fire Company Station 130 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Snyder County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Kratzerville:

Marital status in Kratzerville, PA
  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kratzerville:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kratzerville, PA (based on Snyder County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,96553
Evangelical Protestant3,97434
Catholic1,8991
Other41
None22,860-
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: 13
This county:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Snyder County:

8.65 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Snyder County:

27.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kratzerville:

46.3%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kratzerville:

39.5%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Kratzerville:

28.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kratzerville:

21.0%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kratzerville:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Kratzerville:

52.4%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Kratzerville:

73.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kratzerville, PA Residents

4.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
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 Northumberland County, PA  1.20% ($38,427 average AGI)
from Union County, PA  0.72% ($36,892)
from Mifflin County, PA  0.23% ($31,750)


5.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
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 Northumberland County, PA  1.25% ($28,851 average AGI)
to Union County, PA  0.71% ($37,090)
to Juniata County, PA  0.22% ($31,294)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kratzerville:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGL (1240 AM; 1 kW; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMLP (1380 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kratzerville:

  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBGM (88.1 FM; NEW BERLIN, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • W289AI (105.7 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENN. EDUC. TV ASSOC.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, 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.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WGRC (91.3 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kratzerville:

  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.6mTotal length
  • $2,209,000Total costs
  • 5,215Total average daily traffic
  • 273Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,498Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kratzerville, PA
  • 45.9%Electricity
  • 25.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.2%Wood
  • 10.2%Coal or coke
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kratzerville, PA
  • 72.2%Electricity
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Coal or coke
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Other fuel


Kratzerville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
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