For population 25 years and over in Marion Heights:
For population 15 years and over in Marion Heights borough:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $654 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (42.7 miles , pop. 81,207).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (89.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Kulpmont borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Strong, PA (1.2 miles) , Atlas, PA (1.4 miles ), Beaverdale, PA (1.5 miles ), Mount Carmel borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Ranshaw, PA (1.8 miles ), Wilburton Number One, PA (2.0 miles ), Marshallton, PA (2.0 miles ).
Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 76.46 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -102 (-12.2%).
Work and jobs in Marion Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Marion Heights, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marion Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Marion Heights borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 29.3 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:Marion Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 84% 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 39.8 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 40.8 miles away from Marion Heights 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 72.5 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 46.9 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 62.5 miles away from Marion Heights center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Northumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Marion Heights:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion Heights:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.8%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Marion Heights compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Marion Heights borough (based on Northumberland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marion Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Marion Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,638 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2