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Population in 2012: 1,773 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 

Males: 874  (49.3%)
Females: 899  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17097.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,055 (it was $33,846 in 2000)
Lykens:

$41,055
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,135

Lykens borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,076 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Lykens:

$71,076
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,040; Detached houses: $78,743; Townhouses or other attached units: $68,641; Mobile homes: $52,045

Median gross rent in 2012: $793.

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  • White alone - 1,702 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 39 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lykens: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (40.6%), Irish (12.1%), English (7.2%), United States (6.7%), Dutch (5.6%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/03/1872

Elevation: 690 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,328 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lykens:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lykens borough:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

19 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Lykens, Pennsylvania as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lykens to the number of sex offenders is 443 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,141 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $981 (1.5%)

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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

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Crime rates in Lykens by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.056.0
Assaults 11012
per 100,000 54.154.40.056.0111.9
Burglaries 13152
per 100,000 54.1163.153.6280.1111.9
Thefts 121111410
per 100,000 648.654.4589.2784.3559.6
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 272.0) 42.225.528.464.772.2

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

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

0.56
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -54 (-2.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lykens-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 44% greater 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 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 38.7 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 40.2 miles away from Lykens 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 83.9 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 37.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from Lykens 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 96.6 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 Dauphin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Political contributions by individuals in Lykens, PA

Airports located in Lykens:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lykens:

  • Susquehanna University (about 19 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,187)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 22 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 26 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bucknell University (about 29 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Messiah College (about 33 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 34 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Dickinson College (about 37 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.6. This is worse than average.
City:

39.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.167
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.1%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lykens, PA

Lykens compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lykens travel time to work - commute


Lykens mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Coal or coke (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.54%
Here49.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents33.2%17.4%13.3%4.7%4.5%
Congregations6.2%21.8%14.5%6.2%3.6%
NameJewish General Conference Churches of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.0%2.6%2.6%2.0%15.7%
Congregations1.8%6.2%1.5%2.5%35.6%
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: 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 2007)
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$2,218
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$2,553
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,810$39,2402$1,437
Streets and Highways 1$2,834$34,0081$620
Health 0$0 1$183
Solid Waste Management 1$3,299$39,5880$0
Totals for Government 5$15,943$38,26314$7,011

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $161,000 ($90.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($77.83)
    Regular Highways: $122,000 ($68.81)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($22.00)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($21.43)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($9.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($8.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($3.95)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($2.26)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($1.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($1.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $38,000 ($21.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($14.66)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($12.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $278,000 ($156.80)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($83.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($9.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($11.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($9.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($21.43)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.38)
    General Support: $2,000 ($1.13)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $120,000 ($67.68)
    Property: $81,000 ($45.69)
    NEC: $47,000 ($26.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $27,000 ($15.23)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $165,000 ($93.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $183,000 ($103.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($5.08)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $18,000 ($10.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $488,000 ($275.24)

6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cumberland County, PA  1.08% ($36,392 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.44% ($36,810)
from York County, PA  0.44% ($31,613)


5.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.22% ($40,564 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.49% ($43,425)
to York County, PA  0.41% ($38,885)

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 drivers: 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 drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,684
Total average daily truck traffic: 485
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 10,226


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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  • Brandon Snyder (1)
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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