For population 25 years and over in McVeytown:
For population 15 years and over in McVeytown borough:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,087 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (76.0 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (101.6 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (141.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Belleville, PA (2.7 miles ), Newton Hamilton borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Juniata Terrace borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Kistler borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Mount Union borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Mill Creek borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Lewistown borough, PA (3.3 miles ), East Rutherford, PA (3.4 miles) .
Latitude: 40.50 N, Longitude: 77.74 W
Area code: 717
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.2%).
Work and jobs in McVeytown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in McVeytown, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
McVeytown-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the McVeytown borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/20/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:McVeytown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% 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 90.5 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 92.1 miles away from McVeytown center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.4 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 82.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mifflin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph Rothrock - Conservationist.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in McVeytown and their reported violations in the past:IDLE ACRES CPGRD (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:KOUNTRY KITCHEN RESTAURANT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:HOTEL WAYNE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.2%
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
McVeytown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
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Religion statistics for McVeytown (based on Mifflin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
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McVeytown government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,072 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,198 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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McVeytown fatal accident list:
Mar 8, 2002 10:23 AM, Us-22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 28, 1982 10:99 PM, 00033, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1980 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in McVeytown)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2