Lake Wynonah, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 2,640. Population change since 2000: +34.6%
Males: 1,355  (51.3%)
Females: 1,285  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17922.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,354 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Lake Wynonah:

$71,354
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,684 (it was $19,886 in 2000)

Lake Wynonah CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $179,239 (it was $108,400 in 2000)
Lake Wynonah:

$179,239
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $200,158; Detached houses: $200,904; Townhouses or other attached units: $159,691; Mobile homes: $112,624

Median gross rent in 2012: $633.

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  • White alone - 2,539 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 49 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 25 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

Races in Lake Wynonah detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Wynonah: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), Irish (17.8%), Polish (10.6%), English (5.7%), United States (4.5%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 898 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Wynonah,PA real estate house value index trend

Lake Wynonah, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Wynonah:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Wynonah CDP:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

45 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.7%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,916 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,411 (1.5%)

Lake Wynonah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (21.7 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (68.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Summit Station, PA (1.4 miles ), Friedensburg, PA (1.7 miles ), Schuylkill Haven borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Cressona borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Landingville, PA (2.0 miles) , Renningers, PA (2.2 miles ), Auburn borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Mount Carbon, PA (2.4 miles) .

Latitude: 40.59 N, Longitude: 76.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Lake Wynonah household income distribution Lake Wynonah home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Lake Wynonah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Wynonah, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Lake Wynonah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Lake Wynonah place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 16.6 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Wynonah-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 19.4 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 20.3 miles away from Lake Wynonah 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.5 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 251.1 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 297.5 miles away from Lake Wynonah center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 268.7 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 Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Wynonah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Wynonah:

  • REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
  • SETON MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ORWIGSBURG, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-YORK TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • PRECISION HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL HEALTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSP AND WARNE CLINIC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL MEDICAL CENTER - SOUTH JACKSON STREET Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)

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

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 7 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 20 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 22 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 22 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 24 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 31 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

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Church in Lake Wynonah: Summer Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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Schuylkill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0461. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0461
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.40. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.788. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.788
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.130. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.130
U.S.:

0.015
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.0%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Lake Wynonah compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lake Wynonah travel time to work - commute Lake Wynonah mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Wynonah CDP (based on Schuylkill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Here: 74.3%
USA: 50.2%

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.
State:

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
Schuylkill County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
State:

11.5%

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Wynonah:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Wynonah:

  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Wynonah:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W61AG (Channel 61; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W66AI (Channel 66; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
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