Loretto, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,308 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 369  (28.2%)
Females: 939  (71.8%)
Median resident age:  20.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15940.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,436 (it was $30,357 in 2000)
Loretto:

$27,436
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $5,216 (it was $7,125 in 2000)

Loretto borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $107,727 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Loretto:

$107,727
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $636.

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  • Races in Loretto, PA (2010)

    Loretto races chart
    • 1,16889.7%White alone
    • 745.7%Black alone
    • 292.2%Hispanic
    • 181.4%Two or more races
    • 110.8%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Loretto: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.2%), Irish (19.1%), Polish (8.4%), Italian (5.6%), Slovak (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/08/1845

Elevation: 1944 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,283 people per square mile   (low).

Loretto,PA real estate house value index trend

Loretto, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Loretto:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.3%
  • Unemployed: 55.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loretto borough:

  • Never married: 91.9%
  • Now married: 5.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 1.3%

43 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Oceania).

This borough:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Loretto, Pennsylvania as of December 09, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Loretto to the number of sex offenders is 342 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,205 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,417 (1.6%)

Loretto satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (70.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (187.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sankertown borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Cresson borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Gallitzin borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Ebensburg borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Chest Springs, PA (2.3 miles) , Tunnelhill borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Lilly borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Ashville borough, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.51 N, Longitude: 78.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Loretto household income distribution Loretto home values distribution

Property values in Loretto, PA


Crime rates in Loretto by Year
Type 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 264.3) 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+4.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Community and social service occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Loretto, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Loretto-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.1 miles away from the Loretto borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 45.7 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Loretto-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 114.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from Loretto 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 137.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.2 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 324.2 miles away from Loretto 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 325.3 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 Cambria County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Loretto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Loretto:

  • PRODIGY DIALYSIS, LLC - EBENSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; EBENSBURG, PA)
  • CAMBRIA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EBENSBURG, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; EBENSBURG, PA)
  • DAVITA - EBENSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; EBENSBURG, PA)
  • CAMBRIA RESIDENTIAL SERVS INC/ (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PORTAGE, PA)
  • PRODIGY DIALYSIS, LLC - CARROLLTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CARROLLTOWN, PA)
  • CAMBRIA HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SUMMERHILL, PA)

airports located in Loretto:

Amtrak stations near Loretto:

  • 13 miles: ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Loretto:

  • Saint Francis University (Full-time enrollment: 2,636; Location: 117 Evergreen Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.francis.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Loretto:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 13 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,656)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 20 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 29 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 32 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 46 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 48 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Seton Hill University (about 51 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Private elementary/middle school in Loretto:

  • ST MICHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 157, Location: 301 SAINT ELIZABETH ST, Grades: KG-8)

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Notable location: Loretto Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Loretto: Mount Assisi Monastery (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cambria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.263. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.93. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.56. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.56
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.6%
(35.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  38.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  1.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

People in group quarters in Loretto in 2010:

  • 873 people in college/university student housing
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Loretto in 2000:

  • 825 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Loretto (2011 data):

  • S&T Bank: Loretto Branch at 180 St. Mary's Street, branch established on 1965/10/01. Info updated 2012/03/14: Bank assets: $4,099.9 mil, Deposits: $3,349.5 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: S & T Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Loretto travel time to work - commute Loretto mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Loretto borough (based on Cambria County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,83156
Mainline Protestant24,819101
Evangelical Protestant9,20867
Black Protestant2,0666
Orthodox1,58112
Other6095
None40,565-
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: 31
Cambria County:

2.14 / 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): 12
Cambria County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Cambria County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cambria County:

31.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.2%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Loretto:

46.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Loretto:

14.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Loretto:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

21.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Loretto:

57.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Loretto, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,585
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 7$6,612
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,378
Totals for Government 0$0 11$9,575

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $21,000 ($16.06)
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($13.00)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($11.47)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($10.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($9.94)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($9.17)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($7.65)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($6.12)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($3.06)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($2.29)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($2.29)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $7,000 ($5.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,000 ($23.70)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $66,000 ($50.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($1.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($6.88)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($4.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($46.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($11.47)
    All Other: $3,000 ($2.29)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.76)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($16.82)
    Individual Income: $15,000 ($11.47)
    NEC: $8,000 ($6.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $405,000 ($309.63)

2.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.96%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Somerset County, PA  0.44% ($32,854 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.26% ($33,651)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.19% ($34,620)


3.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.57%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($366 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Somerset County, PA  0.45% ($34,793 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.35% ($30,672)
to Blair County, PA  0.32% ($30,843)

Strongest AM radio stations in Loretto:

  • WRDD (1580 AM; 1 kW; EBENSBURG, PA)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WRTA (1240 AM; 1 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALTOONA TRANS-AUDIO CORP, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Loretto:

  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHPA (93.5 FM; BARNESBORO, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES INC.)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBRX (94.3 FM; PATTON, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPCL (97.3 FM; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INCORPORATED)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUZI (105.7 FM; PORTAGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Loretto:

  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W57AH (Channel 57; BROCKPORT, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • W32AX (Channel 32; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WKBS-TV (Channel 47; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Loretto fatal accident list:

Jul 11, 1992 02:23 AM, 1005, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 7, 1981 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Loretto) 380 Columbia Street (Lat: 40.518111 Lon: -78.635917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKA474
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Glenn S RabinRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LORETTO, 1 Mi N Of (Lat: 40.518083 Lon: -78.636722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37.8 m, Call Sign: WQHR904
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2007, Expiration Date: 10/19/2017, Certifier: Brian FeistRegistrant: Cambria County, 401 Candlelight Drive, Ebensburg, PA 15931, Phone: (814) 472-2525, Fax: (814) 472-2057, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5122M , Serial Number: 10422, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin C Strohmier, 1375 Columbia St, Loretto, PA 15940
  • Aircraft: COATES TABOR W SUPER KOALA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7861L , Serial Number: 095, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey R Diehl, 145 Smithbower Ln, Loretto, PA 15940
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 93989 , Serial Number: 15285580, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Merle Robert Hite, 582 Syberton Rd, Loretto, PA 15940

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$160,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$73,450
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Loretto, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1780.2 years
John1771.8 years
Charles1080.7 years
Joseph981.1 years
Francis974.8 years
Robert873.7 years
Paul874.9 years
Michael767.0 years
Albert779.9 years
William779.4 years
Most common last names in Loretto, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Farabaugh1478.6 years
Krug980.0 years
Biter770.9 years
Schenk775.8 years
Itle786.3 years
Little771.3 years
Eckenrode773.9 years
Lenz575.8 years
Bender575.2 years
Hoover581.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Coal or coke (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Loretto compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Loretto on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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