For population 25 years and over in Meshoppen:
For population 15 years and over in Meshoppen borough:
38 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,188 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (24.2 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (114.4 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (121.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Laceyville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Tunkhannock borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Wyalusing borough, PA (3.4 miles ), Lake Winola, PA (3.5 miles ), Noxen, PA (3.7 miles ), Nicholson borough, PA (3.7 miles ), Factoryville borough, PA (3.8 miles ), West Falls, PA (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 76.05 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
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Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+4.3%).
Work and jobs in Meshoppen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Meshoppen, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Meshoppen-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Meshoppen borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 31.9 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Meshoppen-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% 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 88.9 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 89.1 miles away from Meshoppen center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city 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 85.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Meshoppen center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wyoming County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Meshoppen:
Airports located in Meshoppen:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meshoppen:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Meshoppen and their reported violations in the past:KOUNTRY KORNER MARKET (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.5%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 53.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Meshoppen compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Meshoppen (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Meshoppen borough (based on Wyoming County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
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Meshoppen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,137 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:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,723 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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Meshoppen fatal accident list:
Mar 31, 1994 04:45 AM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 24, 1993 02:34 AM, Ywp-518, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 23, 1986 00:30 AM, 00241, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1985 06:20 AM, 00241, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 23, 1984 01:99 AM, 00316, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 3, 1982 06:99 AM, 00241, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 5, 1976 06:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $3,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,171
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,576
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 13,371
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Meshoppen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Meshoppen)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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