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Population in 2010: 1,441. Population change since 2000: +0.3%
Males: 734  (51.0%)
Females: 707  (49.0%)

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

Zip codes: 17866.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,050 (it was $23,173 in 2000)
Marshallton:

$35,050
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,302

Marshallton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,908 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Marshallton:

$61,908
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $52,222; Detached houses: $65,496; Townhouses or other attached units: $27,986; Mobile homes: $32,389

Median gross rent in 2012: $486.

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  • White alone - 1,409 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marshallton: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (30.9%), Irish (17.9%), German (13.6%), Italian (9.8%), Dutch (7.7%), Hungarian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,651 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marshallton:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marshallton CDP:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $555 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $662 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (44.6 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (91.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shamokin, PA (0.9 miles ), Ranshaw, PA (1.0 miles ), Fairview-Ferndale, PA (1.4 miles ), Tharptown (Uniontown), PA (1.4 miles ), Kulpmont borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Marion Heights borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Strong, PA (2.3 miles) , Elysburg, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.79 N, Longitude: 76.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Marshallton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Marshallton place 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 29.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marshallton-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 41.2 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 42.4 miles away from Marshallton 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 76.2 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 58.6 miles away from Marshallton 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Marshallton:

  • VNA HEALTH SYSTEM (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SHAMOKIN, PA)
  • DAVITA - NORTHUMBERLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MT. CARMEL, PA)
  • FAMILY HOME MEDICAL (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MOUNT CARMEL, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marshallton:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,552)
  • Susquehanna University (about 18 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Bucknell University (about 22 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 39 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 40 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 40 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 41 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)

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Notable location: Coal Township Fire Department - East End Hose and Fire Company Station 120 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.4%

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marshallton, PA


16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Marshallton 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Marshallton travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Marshallton CDP (based on Northumberland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ The Wesleyan Church
Adherents36.5%19.9%14.5%8.6%8.1%
Congregations7.7%20.5%20.5%14.7%3.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.5%1.5%1.1%1.0%6.5%
Congregations5.8%1.9%1.9%1.3%21.8%
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: 19
Northumberland County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Northumberland County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Here:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Northumberland County:

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northumberland County:

29.3%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, PA  0.68% ($30,529 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.49% ($28,565)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.39% ($28,164)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, PA  0.76% ($29,919 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.55% ($33,472)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.32% ($29,184)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marshallton:

  • WISL (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: BASIC LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, 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.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marshallton:

  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W289AI (105.7 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENN. EDUC. TV ASSOC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marshallton:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • St Police Sta Rt 162 (Lat: 39.947889 Lon: -75.723278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: KXH315
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.580 MHz, 154.755 MHz, 155.445 MHz, 155.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2003, Expiration Date: 09/30/2013
    Registrant: State Police Technical Support Division, 7820 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112-3763, Phone: (717) 540-5057, Fax: (717) 540-5030, Email:


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