Lykens, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 1,765 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 858  (48.6%)
Females: 907  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17097.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,921 (it was $33,846 in 2000)
Lykens:

$45,921
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,176 (it was $17,459 in 2000)

Lykens borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,507 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Lykens:

$75,507
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $80,132; Detached houses: $88,208; Townhouses or other attached units: $54,855; Mobile homes: $33,660

Median gross rent in 2013: $786.

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  • Races in Lykens, PA (2010)

    Lykens races chart
    • 1,70295.7%White alone
    • 392.2%Hispanic
    • 201.1%Asian alone
    • 171.0%Two or more races
    • 10.06%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lykens: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (41.1%), Irish (8.4%), English (8.0%), United States (6.5%), Dutch (5.6%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/03/1872

Elevation: 690 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,322 people per square mile   (low).

Lykens,PA real estate house value index trend

Lykens, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Lykens:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lykens borough:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

13 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Lykens, Pennsylvania as of September 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lykens to the number of sex offenders is 355 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,176 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,210 (1.6%)

Lykens satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (42.1 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (87.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (91.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wiconsico, PA (1.2 miles ), Gratz borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Williamstown borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Elizabethville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Berrysburg borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Klingerstown, PA (2.6 miles) , Pillow borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Tower City borough, PA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 76.70 W

Area code: 717

Lykens household income distribution Lykens home values distribution

Crime rates in Lykens by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.056.00.0
Assaults 110120
per 100,000 54.154.40.056.0111.90.0
Burglaries 131524
per 100,000 54.1163.153.6280.1111.9225.9
Thefts 12111141018
per 100,000 648.654.4589.2784.3559.61,016.4
Auto thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.056.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 267.5) 42.225.528.464.772.258.8

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Crime rate in Lykens detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.56
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -54 (-2.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lykens, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lykens-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Lykens borough center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 24.1 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lykens-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 38.7 miles away from the city 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 203.0 miles away from Lykens 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 40.2 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 263.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 243.1 miles away from Lykens 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 310.9 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 Dauphin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lykens topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lykens:

  • KEPLER HOME, INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MILLERSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MILLERSBURG, PA)
  • MANOR AT SUSQUEHANNA VILLAGE,THE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MILLERSBURG, PA)
  • NIPPLE CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LIVERPOOL, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; HUMMELSTOWN, PA)

Airports located in Lykens:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lykens:

  • Susquehanna University (about 19 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,495)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 21 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 26 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 26 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bucknell University (about 29 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Messiah College (about 33 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 34 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

Public high schools in Lykens:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lykens:

  • WINDY KNOLL SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 401 E MIDDLE RD; Grades: 1 - 7)
  • MAHANTANGO SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: LUXENBURG RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ROLLING ACRES SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: SMUCKER HILL RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
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Notable location: Liberty Hose Company 2 Station 22 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dauphin 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 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.227. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
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 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lykens and their reported violations in the past:

WILDWOOD FAMILY CG (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.0%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Lykens, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Lykens compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.

Banks with branches in Lykens (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Lykens Branch at Main And Market Streets, branch established on 1980/01/18. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Mid Penn Bank: Miners Lykens Branch at 550 Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/02: Bank assets: $715.4 mil, Deposits: $634.1 mil, headquarters in Millersburg, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Coal or coke (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lykens borough (based on Dauphin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant43,691122
Catholic39,73916
Evangelical Protestant27,374164
Other10,39026
Black Protestant6,46431
Orthodox6895
None139,753-
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: 51
Dauphin County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Dauphin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Dauphin County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
Here:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dauphin County:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
State:

11.5%
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$6,657
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$7,662
Police Protection - Officers 3$16,967$67,8683$4,313
Streets and Highways 1$4,902$58,8241$1,861
Health 0$0 1$549
Solid Waste Management 1$5,706$68,4720$0
Totals for Government 5$27,575$66,18019$21,042

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $161,000 ($91.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($78.19)
    Regular Highways: $122,000 ($69.12)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($22.10)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($21.53)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($9.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($8.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($3.97)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($2.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($1.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($1.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $38,000 ($21.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($14.73)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($13.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $278,000 ($157.51)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($83.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($9.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($11.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($9.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($21.53)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.40)
    General Support: $2,000 ($1.13)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $120,000 ($67.99)
    Property: $81,000 ($45.89)
    NEC: $47,000 ($26.63)

Lykens government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $27,000 ($15.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $165,000 ($93.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $183,000 ($103.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($5.10)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $18,000 ($10.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $488,000 ($276.49)

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.92% ($38,308 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.38% ($42,571)
from Lebanon County, PA  0.38% ($39,491)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.14% ($42,077 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.42% ($41,207)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.40% ($42,322)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lykens:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lykens:

  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)

TV broadcast stations around Lykens:

  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Lykens fatal accident list:

Aug 9, 1990 10:25 PM, 4013, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 15, 1986 04:25 PM, Twp-615, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 1986 08:55 AM, 00339, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 2, 1985 04:00 AM, 22003, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 7,684Total average daily traffic
  • 485Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,226Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 560 S Second St (Lat: 40.566194 Lon: -76.702472), Call Sign: KGF786, Licensee ID: L00844991
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/1999, Expiration Date: 06/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2004
    Registrant: Liberty Hose Co 2, 559 S Second St, Lykens, PA 17048
  • LYKENS, .T Km North Of The Boro Of Lykens (Lat: 40.581944 Lon: -76.691333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPFD883
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2004, Expiration Date: 06/27/2014
    Registrant: Ssi Services, Inc., 2578 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17113, Phone: (717) 541-8630, Fax: (717) 541-8649, Email:
  • Lykens Comm Bldg 559 S 2nd St (Lat: 40.566194 Lon: -76.702472), Call Sign: WAN351
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2004, Expiration Date: 05/30/2014
    Registrant: Dauphin County Emergency Management Agency, 911 Gibson Blvd., Steelton, PA 17113, Phone: (717) 558-6800, Fax: (717) 558-6850, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Call Sign: KA35109
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/1979, Expiration Date: 08/01/1981, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Quinn Broadcast Inc
  • Lat: 40.582861 Lon: -76.699694, Call Sign: KAA632
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.700 MHz, 161.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/1978, Expiration Date: 08/01/1981, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Quinn Broadcasting Inc

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lykens)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 172AF , Serial Number: 17261269, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Gary S Bopp, 602 Market St, Lykens, PA 17048
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5302T , Serial Number: 17251202, Year manufactured: 1964
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph C Jr Trutt, 328 N Second St, Lykens, PA 17048
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 735PR , Serial Number: 18265581, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory M Kerwin, 200 Irish Rd, Lykens, PA 17048
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 89456 , Serial Number: 15282755, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory M Kerwin, 200 Irish Rd, Lykens, PA 17048

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$107,4501$26,0404$70,9202$21,2051$48,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$88,0601$22,1700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$70,2100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0250.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$54,4601$62,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0250.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Lykens, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6174.4 years
Mary4880.1 years
Charles4276.0 years
William3778.2 years
Robert3571.6 years
James2966.4 years
Margaret2776.3 years
George2674.6 years
Ruth2279.3 years
Harry2175.7 years
Most common last names in Lykens, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Klinger3077.6 years
Hoffman3076.9 years
Miller2876.6 years
Snyder2875.7 years
Shadle1679.7 years
Kissinger1574.2 years
Bowman1381.8 years
Sitlinger1380.4 years
Matter1376.9 years
Forney1281.2 years

Businesses in Lykens, PA

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
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