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Population in 2012: 3,890 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 

Males: 1,887  (48.5%)
Females: 2,003  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  40.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18232.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,391 (it was $27,478 in 2000)
Lansford:

$33,391
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,677

Lansford borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,507 (it was $34,200 in 2000)
Lansford:

$52,507
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,467; Detached houses: $83,333; Townhouses or other attached units: $51,340; In 2-unit structures: $112,655; Mobile homes: $63,404

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • White alone - 3,650 (92.6%)
  • Hispanic - 171 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 64 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 35 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lansford: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.6%), Irish (15.0%), Polish (9.3%), Italian (8.6%), Slovak (8.5%), United States (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1877

Elevation: 1134 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 2,492 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lansford:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lansford borough:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

53 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.3%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Lansford, Pennsylvania as of September 14, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lansford to the number of sex offenders is 486 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,320 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,168 (2.4%)

Lansford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (26.6 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (69.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Summit Hill borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Coaldale borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Nesquehoning borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Tamaqua borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Hometown, PA (2.3 miles ), Beaver Meadows borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Tresckow, PA (2.7 miles ), McAdoo borough, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 75.88 W

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Lansford by Year
Type 2007 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1012
per 100,000 23.90.025.350.7
Assaults 10265
per 100,000 239.248.2151.7126.9
Burglaries 72467
per 100,000 167.5578.0151.7177.6
Thefts 19472521
per 100,000 454.51132.0632.3532.9
Auto thefts 4100
per 100,000 95.724.10.00.0
Arson 2121
per 100,000 47.824.150.625.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 272.1) 96.1101.076.677.2

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Crime rate in Lansford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Lansford, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -358 (-7.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Lansford-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Lansford borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 24.3 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lansford-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 81% 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 35.6 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 35.5 miles away from Lansford 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 43.6 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 51.2 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 93.4 miles away from Lansford center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 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 Carbon County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 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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Birthplace of: Mike Holovak - Football player, Richard Marcinko - Navy SEAL, Benjamin Bloom - Educationist, John M. Riebe - Aerospace engineer, Thomas Kennedy (unionist) - Labor leader, John R. Chuckran - Football coach.


Hospitals/medical centers near Lansford:

  • REDCO GROUP/SUMMIT HILL,THE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SUMMIT HILL, PA)
  • ST LUKE'S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 2 miles away; COALDALE, PA)
  • ST LUKE'S REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; COALDALE, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Lansford, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lansford:

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 19 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,422)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 26 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 26 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Wilkes University (about 29 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • King's College (about 29 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Lehigh University (about 31 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)

Public high schools in Lansford:

Private elementary/middle school in Lansford:

  • OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS ACADEMY (Students: 127; Location: 123 E WATER ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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Notable location: American Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: 9 Coal Mine & Museum (9 Dock Street).

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

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.401
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.72
U.S.:

2.96


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.3%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Black residents, 69.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  57.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.7%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lansford, PA

26 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
28 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Lansford compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Lansford, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Lansford (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Lansford Branch at 12 West Ridge Street, branch established on 1989/11/10. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Jim Thorpe National Bank: Lansford Branch at 430 West Patterson Street, branch established on 2005/11/17. Info updated 2009/01/30: Bank assets: $161.4 mil, Deposits: $145.0 mil, headquarters in Jim Thorpe, PA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Jtnb Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Lansford Branch at 13 West Ridge Street, branch established on 1903/12/03. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lansford travel time to work - commute


Lansford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (60%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Coal or coke (15%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lansford borough (based on Carbon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.53%
Here63.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents53.1%23.4%12.4%4.1%2.1%
Congregations24.7%24.7%18.3%10.8%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.0%0.7%0.7%
Congregations3.2%2.2%1.1%2.2%9.7%
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: 13
Carbon County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Carbon County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Carbon County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

29.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,015$24,1800$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$9,850$59,1005$7,937
Police - Other 0$0 8$4,140
Streets and Highways 2$7,005$42,0303$554
Health 0$0 1$266
Totals for Government 6$20,641$41,28217$12,897

Lansford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $394,000 ($101.29)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($68.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($60.93)
    Regular Highways: $233,000 ($59.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $61,000 ($15.68)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($12.60)
    Fire Protection: $32,000 ($8.23)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($3.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($3.34)
    Health Services - Other: $9,000 ($2.31)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($2.06)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($1.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($0.77)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $377,000 ($96.92)

Lansford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $268,000 ($68.89)
    Sewerage: $110,000 ($28.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($10.28)
    All Other: $37,000 ($9.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($11.05)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($5.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $73,000 ($18.77)
    All Other: $59,000 ($15.17)
    General Support: $4,000 ($1.03)
  • Tax - Property: $219,000 ($56.30)
    Individual Income: $188,000 ($48.33)
    NEC: $78,000 ($20.05)

Lansford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $552,000 ($141.90)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lehigh County, PA  1.29% ($31,763 average AGI)
from Northampton County, PA  0.72% ($38,206)
from Monroe County, PA  0.67% ($36,205)


5.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Carbon County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lehigh County, PA  0.86% ($29,123 average AGI)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.72% ($29,281)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.58% ($35,859)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lansford:

  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH 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.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WAZL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lansford:

  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lansford:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lansford, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Lansford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2003, Expiration Date: 11/15/2013
    Registrant: 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5556, Fax: (570) 622-6666, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Us 209 650 Ft E Of Summit Hill Boro Line (Lat: 40.844528 Lon: -75.843250), Overall height: 62.5 m, Call Sign: WCX431, Licensee ID: L00010429
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014
    Registrant: J-Systems Franchising Corp., 1444 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18102

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lansford)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$53,3759$44,33317$62,8828$18,1251$110,00011$29,182
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$136,0000$02$92,0001$32,0001$132,0002$92,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$68,66710$50,70021$52,3815$12,4000$02$46,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$43,6672$40,0009$42,8891$35,0000$02$40,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$50,0002$31,5001$22,0000$02$51,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$50,7142$56,0001$50,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$32,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Lansford, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20774.1 years
Mary20179.8 years
Joseph14973.8 years
Anna10879.6 years
Michael7174.1 years
Helen6478.6 years
Margaret6377.4 years
George6273.4 years
Elizabeth5078.8 years
Andrew4673.4 years
Most common last names in Lansford, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1875.7 years
Gallagher1873.6 years
Miller1677.3 years
Jones1376.2 years
Reese1376.4 years
Sniscak1273.4 years
Harvan1269.5 years
Thomas1175.6 years
Mikulsky1079.1 years
Boyle1073.4 years
Businesses in Lansford, PA
NameCountNameCount
GNC1Rite Aid1
Kroger1U-Haul1

Lansford on our top lists:

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  • #15 (18232) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #62 (18232) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gary J. Loudon (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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