Laceyville, Pennsylvania

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Pennsylvania average:

2.09
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Laceyville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (10.4%)
  • Paper (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (14.7%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Food (8.4%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Truck transportation (8.4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Laceyville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Food processing workers (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Electricians (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Food processing workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.2%)
  • Food processing workers (8.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Laceyville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Laceyville-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Laceyville borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 29.4 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laceyville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% 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 275.1 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 184.4 miles away from Laceyville 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 91.2 miles away from Laceyville center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 234.1 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 219.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 232.1 miles away from Laceyville 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 Wyoming County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Laceyville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Laceyville:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-TUNKHANNOCK (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TUNKHANNOCK, PA)
  • TUNKHANNOCK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; TUNKHANNOCK, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laceyville:

  • Misericordia University (about 23 miles; Dallas, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,554)
  • University of Scranton (about 31 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 31 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • King's College (about 32 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 32 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 33 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 33 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)

Library in Laceyville:

  • LACEYVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,476; Location: WEST MAIN ST.; 7,212 books; 81 audio materials; 120 video materials; 41 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Goodwill Fire Company Number 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Wyoming 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 Laceyville and their reported violations in the past:

MARKS VALLEY VIEW RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-02-2012 and AUG-02-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUL-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
KRISTIS KOUNTRY KITCHEN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

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

  • HELLERS CHILL AND GRILL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TABLE ROCK BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

63.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Laceyville (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Laceyville Branch at 101 Main Street, branch established on 1907/11/27. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Laceyville
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Religion statistics for Laceyville, PA (based on Wyoming County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,0004
Mainline Protestant3,78523
Evangelical Protestant1,80219
Other1702
None16,519-
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: 10
Here:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Wyoming County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Wyoming County:

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wyoming County:

30.1%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.6%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Laceyville:

38.9%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.6%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Laceyville:

13.6%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Laceyville:

51.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Laceyville, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$61
Financial Administration 0$0 2$900
Water Supply 0$0 1$489
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,664
Totals for Government 0$0 10$3,114

Laceyville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $157,000 ($451.15)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($229.89)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($126.44)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($120.69)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($71.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($28.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($28.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($11.49)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($5.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($5.75)

Laceyville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,000 ($5.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($71.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($2.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($20.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($8.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($235.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($63.22)
  • Tax - Property: $77,000 ($221.26)
    Individual Income: $26,000 ($74.71)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000 ($2.87)

Laceyville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($8.62)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($8.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($8.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($8.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $191,000 ($548.85)

4.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,408 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
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 Lackawanna County, PA  1.26% ($35,993 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  1.02% ($37,239)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.75% ($30,884)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Lackawanna County, PA  1.26% ($43,068 average AGI)
to Luzerne County, PA  1.00% ($33,235)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.75% ($48,552)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laceyville:

  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laceyville:

  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Laceyville:

  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W77AI (Channel 77; WYALUSING, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)

Laceyville fatal accident list:

Oct 6, 1978 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.2mTotal length
  • $2,545,000Total costs
  • 22,364Total average daily traffic
  • 4,084Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,573Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Laceyville, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Laceyville, PA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.749972 Lon: -76.149417, Call Sign: WRCZ608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.540 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2019, Expiration Date: 03/06/2029, Certifier: Kenneth Sharer, Registrant: Kenneth Sharer, 4256 Clapperhill Road, Laceyville, PA 18623, Phone: (570) 746-3146, Fax: (570) 746-1550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laceyville)
Most common first names in Laceyville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1870.0 years
William1674.2 years
George1576.3 years
James1474.9 years
Mary1380.9 years
John1372.2 years
Helen1280.2 years
Charles1170.2 years
Donald1171.5 years
Elizabeth1082.4 years
Most common last names in Laceyville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1371.7 years
Bennett1279.8 years
Comstock1175.1 years
Salsman1170.2 years
Brotzman1082.6 years
Carter978.0 years
Jayne975.4 years
Clapper981.3 years
Smith878.0 years
Adams775.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Laceyville, PA
  • 68.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.2%Wood
  • 8.7%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Laceyville, PA
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 13.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.6%Utility gas


Laceyville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2023.