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Population in 2012: 570 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.2%
Males: 302  (53.1%)
Females: 268  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  29.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18630.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,127 (it was $26,324 in 2000)
Meshoppen:

$43,127
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,096

Meshoppen borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,161 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Meshoppen:

$95,161
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,210; Detached houses: $118,416; In 2-unit structures: $124,821; Mobile homes: $52,741

Median gross rent in 2012: $644.

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  • White alone - 484 (86.0%)
  • Hispanic - 57 (10.1%)
  • Black alone - 10 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.7%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Meshoppen: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (17.4%), English (12.1%), Italian (7.6%), Polish (6.5%), Welsh (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 798 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Meshoppen:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meshoppen borough:

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

38 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).

This borough:  7.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Meshoppen, Pennsylvania as of July 31, 2014.
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 2012: $1,188 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,375 (1.6%)

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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

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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 rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.9) 0.00.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.68
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+4.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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Average climate in Meshoppen, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/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)

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Airports located in Meshoppen:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meshoppen:

  • Marywood University (about 25 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,591)
  • University of Scranton (about 25 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 4,839)
  • King's College (about 27 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 27 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 30 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 34 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 12,914)
  • Broome Community College (about 37 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,655)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.2. This is about average.
City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

0.0418
U.S.:

0.3342
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.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
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.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

24.2
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.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59

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

KOUNTRY KORNER MARKET (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2003), St Boil Water Order (JAN-02-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2003)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2003), St Boil Water Order (JAN-02-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2003), St Boil Water Order (JAN-02-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring 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)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Meshoppen, PA

Meshoppen compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Meshoppen travel time to work - commute


Meshoppen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.38%
Here42.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran Church
Adherents47.9%35.6%3.0%2.4%1.9%
Congregations13.2%44.7%7.9%5.3%2.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.5%1.4%1.2%3.3%
Congregations5.3%5.3%2.6%2.6%10.5%
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: 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
Here:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wyoming County:

30.1%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$455
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$332
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,511$30,1320$0
Water Supply 0$0 3$980
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$25
Totals for Government 1$2,511$30,13213$1,792

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($63.16)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $102,000 ($178.95)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($91.23)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($42.11)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($14.04)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($14.04)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($12.28)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($8.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($3.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.75)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($103.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($84.21)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $11,000 ($19.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($1.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($50.88)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($154.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($15.79)
    Highways: $8,000 ($14.04)
    All Other: $2,000 ($3.51)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $35,000 ($61.40)
    Property: $26,000 ($45.61)
    NEC: $6,000 ($10.53)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $991,000 ($1738.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $960,000 ($1684.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $31,000 ($54.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $126,000 ($221.05)

5.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

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:
from Lackawanna County, PA  1.19% ($33,083 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  1.07% ($31,303)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.73% ($27,654)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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:
to Lackawanna County, PA  1.55% ($29,462 average AGI)
to Luzerne County, PA  1.27% ($31,500)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.63% ($31,071)

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 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
  • MOBILES L5, Lat: 41.612694 Lon: -76.049639, Call Sign: WPLE420
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2011, Expiration Date: 03/18/2022, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2007
    Registrant: Citizens Communications Company, 180 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14646, Phone: (585) 777-1538, Fax: (585) 777-1177, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (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): Pending Registration, 3009 Bunnell Rd / Rr4, Meshoppen, PA 18630
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 782SN , Serial Number: 17261341, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1973
    Registrant (Individual): N Shannon Nichols, 192 Nichols Lane, Meshoppen, PA 18630



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

Businesses in Meshoppen, PA

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