Lake Latonka, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,012.
Males: 525  (51.9%)
Females: 487  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

55.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16137.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,543
Lake Latonka:

$54,543
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,743

Lake Latonka CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $123,400
Lake Latonka:

$123,400
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $303,967; detached houses: $296,618

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,389.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Latonka: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.5%
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Ancestries: American (17.7%), German (16.8%), European (8.6%), Irish (7.4%), English (7.1%), Italian (7.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

10 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,477 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,355 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (27.6 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (58.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (278.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Jackson Center borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Mercer borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Fredonia borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Stoneboro borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Sandy Lake borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Grove City borough, PA (3.1 miles ),
New Lebanon borough, PA (3.3 miles ),
Sheakleyville, PA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 80.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in Lake Latonka, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake Latonka, PA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.6. This is about average.

City:

66.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.432
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00133
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Lake Latonka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Lake Latonka place center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Latonka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 58% 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 18.5 miles away from Lake Latonka center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from Lake Latonka center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 261.9 miles away from Lake Latonka center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.5 miles away from Lake Latonka 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 292.0 miles away from Lake Latonka center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 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 Mercer County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Latonka:

  • AVALON SPRINGS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MERCER, PA)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CONV HME LMTD PARTNERSHIP (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MERCER, PA)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CONVAL HOME LTD PA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MERCER, PA)
  • GROVE CITY MEDICAL CENTER TCC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GROVE CITY, PA)
  • HILLCREST NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GROVE CITY, PA)
  • TRINITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GROVE CITY, PA)
  • GROVE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GROVE CITY, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Latonka:

  • Grove City College (about 10 miles; Grove City, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,560)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Allegheny College (about 26 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Youngstown State University (about 28 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)
  • Butler County Community College (about 35 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 41 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 43 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Old Cool Spring Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Latonka (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Mercer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lake Latonka:

Marital status in Lake Latonka, PA
  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 74.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Latonka:

  • High school or higher: 99.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Latonka, PA (based on Mercer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,24415
Mainline Protestant21,83178
Evangelical Protestant13,73994
Black Protestant1,1477
Orthodox9296
Other6129
None50,136-
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: 23
Here:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Mercer County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Mercer County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Mercer County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Mercer County:

29.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

3.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.56%
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 Lawrence County, PA  0.38% ($49,544 average AGI)
from Trumbull County, OH  0.35% ($27,590)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.32% ($48,556)


4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
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 Trumbull County, OH  0.49% ($31,418 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.39% ($36,441)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.36% ($40,677)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Latonka:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIC (790 AM; 1 kW; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKW (1440 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Latonka:

  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAJ-FM (91.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: GROVE CITY COLLEGE)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEXC (107.1 FM; GREENVILLE, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAKZ (95.9 FM; SHARPSVILLE, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WUUZ (107.7 FM; COOPERSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W248AD (97.5 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVMN (90.1 FM; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVME (91.9 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Latonka:

  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • W52BO (Channel 52; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Lake Latonka fatal accident list:

Jul 10, 2013 05:53 PM, Us-62 Franklin Rd, Lat: 41.260928, Lon: -80.185942, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 318ft / 97.2mTotal length
  • $3,130,000Total costs
  • 130,102Total average daily traffic
  • 31,617Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,823Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lake Latonka, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lake Latonka, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Latonka, PA
  • 69.3%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 3.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Latonka, PA
  • 76.5%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity


Lake Latonka compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lake Latonka on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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