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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

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 2011: 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%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Wynonah: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Lake Wynonah, Pennsylvania on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Lake Wynonah is mentioned 12 times on our forum:
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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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lake Wynonah:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Wynonah CDP:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

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

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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
  • 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%)

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Average climate in Lake Wynonah, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Lake Wynonah-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 57% 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 significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 69% 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 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 56.6 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 30.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Lake Wynonah center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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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Hospitals/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)

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

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 19 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • Albright College (about 22 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 31 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 36 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 37 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,127)

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

Reservoirs: Fawn Lake (A), Lake Wynonah (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.0. This is about average.
City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0967. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0967
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.222. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.41. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.41
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.71
U.S.:

22.06
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6


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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Wynonah, PA

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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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. (18%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lake Wynonah 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.
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%

3.76% 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 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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