Meshoppen, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 565 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.1%
Males: 304  (53.9%)
Females: 261  (46.1%)
Median resident age:  30.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18630.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,321 (it was $26,324 in 2000)
Meshoppen:

$47,321
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,675 (it was $13,408 in 2000)

Meshoppen borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,899 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Meshoppen:

$98,899
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $798.

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  • Races in Meshoppen, PA (2010)

    Meshoppen races chart
    • 48486.0%White alone
    • 5710.1%Hispanic
    • 101.8%Black alone
    • 40.7%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Asian alone
    • 40.7%Two or more races

Races in Meshoppen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Meshoppen: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Irish (14.7%), English (8.0%), Italian (7.5%), Polish (7.0%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 791 people per square mile   (low).

Meshoppen,PA real estate house value index trend

Meshoppen, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Meshoppen:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meshoppen borough:

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

47 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This borough:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Meshoppen, Pennsylvania as of May 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Meshoppen to the number of sex offenders is 190 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,266 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,377 (0.9%)

Meshoppen satellite photo by USGS

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

Meshoppen household income distribution Meshoppen home values distribution

Crime rates in Meshoppen by Year
Type 2008 2009 2011
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Burglaries 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Auto thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.9) 0.00.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Meshoppen-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 45% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.4 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 88.9 miles away from Meshoppen center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 225.3 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 230.9 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 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 264.4 miles away from the city 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 Wyoming County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meshoppen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Meshoppen:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-TUNKHANNOCK (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TUNKHANNOCK, PA)
  • TUNKHANNOCK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; TUNKHANNOCK, PA)

airports located in Meshoppen:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meshoppen:

  • Misericordia University (about 20 miles; Dallas, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,554)
  • Marywood University (about 25 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Scranton (about 25 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • King's College (about 27 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 27 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 30 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 33 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)

Public elementary/middle school in Meshoppen:

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Notable location: Meshoppen Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Meshoppen Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0839
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.7%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  3.0 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  67.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  14.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Meshoppen (2011 data):

  • Peoples Neighborhood Bank: Meshoppen Branch at U.S. Route 6, branch established on 1900/06/15. Info updated 2011/01/20: Bank assets: $620.8 mil, Deposits: $494.3 mil, headquarters in Hallstead, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Financial Services Corp.
  • Community Bank, National Association: Meshoppen Branch at Route 6, branch established on 1984/01/09. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Meshoppen travel time to work - commute Meshoppen mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Meshoppen borough (based on Wyoming County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,0004
Mainline Protestant3,78523
Evangelical Protestant1,80219
Other1702
None16,519-
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: 10
Wyoming County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Wyoming County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Wyoming County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wyoming County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Meshoppen:

42.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

33.2%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Meshoppen:

28.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.1%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Meshoppen:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Meshoppen:

49.5%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Meshoppen:

76.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Meshoppen, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,366
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$996
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,343$52,1160$0
Water Supply 0$0 4$2,941
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$75
Totals for Government 1$4,343$52,11618$5,378

Meshoppen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($63.72)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $102,000 ($180.53)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($92.04)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($42.48)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($14.16)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($14.16)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($12.39)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($8.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($3.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.77)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($104.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($84.96)

Meshoppen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $11,000 ($19.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($1.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($51.33)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($155.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($15.93)
    Highways: $8,000 ($14.16)
    All Other: $2,000 ($3.54)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $35,000 ($61.95)
    Property: $26,000 ($46.02)
    NEC: $6,000 ($10.62)

Meshoppen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $991,000 ($1753.98)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $960,000 ($1699.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $31,000 ($54.87)

Meshoppen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $126,000 ($223.01)

5.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Luzerne County, PA  1.19% ($32,287 average AGI)
from Lackawanna County, PA  1.00% ($40,421)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.67% ($33,519)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  1.46% ($49,637 average AGI)
to Lackawanna County, PA  1.36% ($41,178)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.76% ($26,807)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meshoppen:

  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meshoppen:

  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Meshoppen:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W66AB (Channel 66; MESHOPPEN, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)

Meshoppen fatal accident list:

Mar 31, 1994 04:45 AM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 24, 1993 02:34 AM, Ywp-518, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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 persons involved: 1
Mar 3, 1982 06:99 AM, 00241, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 11,051Total average daily traffic
  • 2,562Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,373Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Meshoppen)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MOBILES L5, Lat: 41.612694 Lon: -76.049639, Call Sign: WPLE420
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHzGrant Date: 12/20/2011, Expiration Date: 03/18/2022, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • MP IS 217.20, Lat: 41.612694 Lon: -76.049639, Call Sign: WQRV399, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.055 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/2013, Expiration Date: 08/01/2023, Certifier: Jerry R Celio/PcRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • AUBURN CENTER, .36mi Sw Of 5675 State Route 3001 (Lat: 41.688139 Lon: -76.041361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQRN201
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2013, Expiration Date: 06/21/2023, Certifier: Rick KulasinskyRegistrant: 4g Unwired Inc., 551 S. Apollo Blvd, Ste 207, Melbourne, FL 32910, Phone: (321) 726-4183, Email:
  • EPA0148, Se Of The Intersection Of Route 6 & Tunkhannock Road (Lat: 41.608778 Lon: -76.041028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQTA393
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz... (+10 more)Grant Date: 12/18/2013, Expiration Date: 12/18/2023, Certifier: Karl KuykendallRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:
  • MEHOOPANY, 1.7 Mi S Of (Lat: 41.590611 Lon: -76.046306), Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WBB362
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2007Registrant: Citizens Communications Company, 180 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14646, Phone: (585) 777-1538, Fax: (585) 777-1177, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Meshoppen)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2329E , Serial Number: 17271235, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Meshoppen Air LLC, 524 Sr 4015, Meshoppen, PA 18630
  • Aircraft: GUTHRIE WILLIS A KIT FOX CLASSIC 4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 427WG , Serial Number: C94070046, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy J Jurchak, 3009 Bunnell Rd, Meshoppen, PA 18630
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7090R , Serial Number: 28-21793, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Brian Edward Burke, 777 Overfield Rd, Meshoppen, PA 18630

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

SLUMBER VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • MARTYS MARKET (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Meshoppen, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2773.2 years
Robert2173.8 years
Joseph2175.4 years
John2067.9 years
Charles1571.5 years
Mary1480.1 years
Helen1381.4 years
George1381.8 years
Ruth1277.5 years
Elizabeth1277.0 years
Most common last names in Meshoppen, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcgavin1173.4 years
Smith972.6 years
Baker971.4 years
White983.8 years
Bell777.7 years
Adams780.7 years
Shoemaker773.5 years
Harvey769.0 years
Williams774.4 years
Stone679.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Meshoppen, PA

  • La-Z-Boy: 1

Meshoppen compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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