Martins Creek, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 631.
Males: 305  (48.4%)
Females: 326  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

62.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18040, 18063.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $74,328
Martins Creek:

$74,328
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,996

Martins Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $229,400
Martins Creek:

$229,400
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $250,315; detached houses: $277,369; townhouses or other attached units: $166,523; in 2-unit structures: $151,341; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $211,154; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,877; mobile homes: $60,656

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,278.

March 2019 cost of living index in Martins Creek: 101.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.1%

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Ancestries: German (55.3%), Polish (14.5%), Welsh (14.0%), American (5.0%), Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 275 feet

37 residents are foreign born (8.4% Europe).

This place:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,978 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,606 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (14.7 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (52.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (54.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brainards, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Hutchinson, NJ (1.7 miles),
Ackermanville, PA (2.1 miles ),
Stockertown borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Tatamy borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Belfast, PA (2.2 miles ),
Delaware Park, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Bangor borough, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.78 N, Longitude: 75.19 W

Distribution of median household income in Martins Creek, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Martins Creek, PA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.2. This is about average.

City:

84.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.11. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.11
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.312. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.312
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Martins Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Martins Creek place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martins Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from the city 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 54.6 miles away from Martins Creek center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 223.4 miles away from Martins Creek center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 268.8 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 53.4 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 266.8 miles away from Martins Creek 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 Northampton County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Martins Creek:

  • LOPATCONG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • BRAKELEY PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • ST LUKE'S WARREN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • KAQ HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL - ANDERSON CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • LEADER NSG AND REHAB EASTON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • FMC PHILLIPSBURG DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)

located in Martins Creek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martins Creek:

  • Lafayette College (about 6 miles; Easton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,562)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 11 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)
  • Lehigh University (about 16 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Centenary College (about 20 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • DeSales University (about 20 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 22 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)

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Notable location: Lower Mount Bethel Township Sandts Eddy Fire Company 1 Station 26 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

MARTINS CRK PIONEER STORE (Population served: 150, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2014. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
JONATHANS PIZZA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SABELLAS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-21-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2008)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LMBT WELCOME CNTR & CONCESSION (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Martins Creek that have no violations reported:

  • SAINT ROCCOS CHURCH (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Martins Creek (2011 data):

  • Merchants Bank of Bangor: Martins Creek Branch at 6626 Main St, branch established on 2003/12/15. Info updated 2008/07/29: Bank assets: $300.9 mil, Deposits: $249.6 mil, headquarters in Bangor, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mnb Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Martins Creek:

Marital status in Martins Creek, PA
  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 24.3%

For population 25 years and over in Martins Creek:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Martins Creek, PA (based on Northampton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,45626
Mainline Protestant54,336120
Evangelical Protestant17,79483
Other2,81719
Orthodox2,2005
Black Protestant1562
None138,976-
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: 52
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Northampton County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Northampton County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northampton County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

5.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lehigh County, PA  2.05% ($48,295 average AGI)
from Monroe County, PA  0.36% ($45,625)
from Warren County, NJ  0.31% ($55,969)


5.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lehigh County, PA  1.95% ($44,109 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.28% ($41,322)
to Warren County, NJ  0.17% ($48,660)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martins Creek:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEX (1230 AM; 1 kW; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martins Creek:

  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W289AA (105.7 FM; LEBANON TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W284AF (104.7 FM; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Martins Creek:

  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNJB2 (Channel 58; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Martins Creek fatal accident list:

Jul 14, 2009 02:13 AM, Sr-611, Lat: 40.784803, Lon: -75.182014, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 26, 2005 08:08 PM, Sr-0611, Sr-1002, Lat: 40.783740, Lon: -75.186560, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 30, 2000 10:25 PM, Sr-611, Lat: 40.779619, Lon: -75.179906, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.7mTotal length
  • $246,000Total costs
  • 18,671Total average daily traffic
  • 1,955Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,002Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic
New bridges in Martins Creek, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Martins Creek, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Martins Creek)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.776250 Lon: -75.176889, Call Sign: WPVR403,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.462 MHz, 451.512 MHz, 456.462 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 456.712 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2012, Expiration Date: 08/05/2022, Certifier: K Suedmeyer, Registrant: Ecco Communications, 2927 S Pike Ave., Allentown, PA 18103, Phone: (610) 791-5144, Fax: (610) 791-3426, Email:
  • Lat: 40.749556 Lon: -75.197667, Call Sign: WQEN591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 456.312 MHz, 452.412 MHz, 457.412 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2015, Expiration Date: 03/13/2026, Certifier: K A Suedmeyer, Registrant: Ardent Mills, LLC, Minneapolis, MN 55440-5606, Phone: (952) 742-5019, Fax: (952) 404-6240, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: W2GQ, Licensee ID: L00500638, Grant Date: 04/16/2002, Expiration Date: 04/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2005, Registrant: Loring S Fisher, 6120 Third Ave, Martins Creek, PA 18063
  • Call Sign: WB3IGB, Grant Date: 04/12/1996, Expiration Date: 04/12/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2008, Registrant: Joseph D Savoia, Little Creek Rd, Martins Creek, PA 18063
  • Call Sign: KC3JPC, Licensee ID: L02120451, Grant Date: 07/28/2017, Expiration Date: 07/28/2027, Certifier: Jack D Spadoni, Registrant: Jack D Spadoni, Martins Creek, PA 18063
  • Call Sign: KC3LKI, Licensee ID: L02132636, Grant Date: 05/10/2018, Expiration Date: 05/10/2028, Certifier: Joseph P Nalducci Jr, Registrant: Joseph P Nalducci Jr, 6586 School Street, Martins Creek, PA 18063

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • SKYWATCH INC, Po Box 316, Martins Creek, PA 18063
    Certificate: 02-0915 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2002, Expiration Date: 05/09/2003

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martins Creek, PA
  • 71.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martins Creek, PA
  • 56.7%Electricity
  • 43.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Martins Creek compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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