Milroy, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,498. Population change since 2000: +8.1%
Males: 635  (42.4%)
Females: 863  (57.6%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17063.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,051 (it was $33,529 in 2000)
Milroy:

$53,051
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,238 (it was $14,136 in 2000)

Milroy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,639 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Milroy:

$85,639
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $88,049; Detached houses: $95,509; Townhouses or other attached units: $99,876; Mobile homes: $21,520

Median gross rent in 2013: $627.

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  • Races in Milroy, PA (2010)

    Milroy races chart
    • 1,46297.6%White alone
    • 181.2%Two or more races
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 70.5%Hispanic
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Milroy: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.8%), Irish (18.2%), Dutch (8.9%), English (6.4%), Italian (4.9%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 2,239 people per square mile   (low).

Milroy,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Milroy:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milroy CDP:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Milroy, Pennsylvania as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Milroy to the number of sex offenders is 749 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,261 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,304 (1.5%)

Milroy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (82.0 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (109.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (137.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Potlicker Flats, PA (1.2 miles) , Siglerville, PA (1.8 miles) , Reedsville, PA (1.9 miles ), Yeagertown, PA (2.2 miles ), Burnham borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Barrville, PA (2.4 miles) , Highland Park, PA (2.6 miles ), Maitland, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.71 N, Longitude: 77.59 W

Milroy household income distribution Milroy home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Milroy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Milroy, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Milroy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the Milroy place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/23/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milroy-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 156.0 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 85.6 miles away from Milroy center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 196.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 278.7 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 87.2 miles away from Milroy 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 326.8 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 Mifflin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milroy topographic map

Birthplace of: Dutch Sterrett - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Milroy:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-WILLIAM PENN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)
  • DAVITA - LEWISTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)
  • LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)
  • VALLEY VIEW HAVEN, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BELLEVILLE, PA)
  • MALTA HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GRANVILLE, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CTR FOR RECOVERY/NITTANY V (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PLEASANT GAP, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE STATE COLLEGE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; STATE COLLEGE, PA)

Amtrak station near Milroy:

  • 9 miles: LEWISTON (LEWISTOWN, HELEN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milroy:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 16 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 16 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Lock Haven University (about 31 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Susquehanna University (about 38 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 41 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Dickinson College (about 41 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 45 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)

Public high school in Milroy:

Private elementary/middle schools in Milroy:

  • SUNNYVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: SIGLERVILLE PIKE; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • BACK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 10674 BACK MOUNTAIN RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
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Notable location: Milroy Hose Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Milroy: Hartman Center Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Mifflin 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 2012 was 86.4. This is about average.

City:

86.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.82. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.82
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1

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

REEDS GAP ST PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WILDERNESS LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • POE PADDY STATE PARK (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POE VALLEY STATE PARK (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.6%
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Milroy, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Milroy 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Milroy CDP (based on Mifflin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,01067
Mainline Protestant9,88845
Catholic1,1901
Black Protestant731
Other11
None24,520-
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: 17
Mifflin County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Mifflin County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Mifflin County:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Mifflin County:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.0%
State:

11.5%

3.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.06%
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 Juniata County, PA  0.36% ($22,677 average AGI)
from Huntingdon County, PA  0.35% ($28,794)
from Centre County, PA  0.30% ($36,593)


2.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.93%
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 Juniata County, PA  0.31% ($27,250 average AGI)
to Huntingdon County, PA  0.25% ($31,978)
to Centre County, PA  0.18% ($32,576)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milroy:

  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVA (920 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLF (970 AM; 1 kW; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milroy:

  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMRF-FM (95.7 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLTS (94.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • WOWY (98.7 FM; PLEASANT GAP, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZWW (95.3 FM; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Milroy:

  • W13BY (Channel 13; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: GEORGE W. KIMBLE)
  • W36BE (Channel 36; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W39BE (Channel 39; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Milroy)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 200 Yds Nw Of Tr T467 Rd 1 Box 238 (Lat: 40.745333 Lon: -77.503889), Call Sign: WQH484
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.8400 MHz, 44.8800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/11/2000, Expiration Date: 06/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2005
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797, Phone: (717) 787-4023, Fax: (717) 787-2832, Email:
  • 1 Mi N Of Tr 499 On L R 44017 (Lat: 40.703389 Lon: -77.522778), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KNDN702, Licensee ID: L00068691
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2005, Expiration Date: 04/27/2015
    Registrant: Eastern Industries Inc, 4401 Camp Meeting Rd Ste 200, Center Valley, PA 18034, Phone: (717) 667-2015

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PL06SH342, Laurel Road (Lat: 40.725278 Lon: -77.594167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 68.6 m, Overall height: 74.6 m, Call Sign: WQRE220, Licensee ID: L01689727
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/24/2023, Certifier: Greg Todd
    Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-3013, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Milroy)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Milroy, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3476.6 years
John2471.9 years
Robert2366.8 years
William2377.3 years
James2171.4 years
Charles2071.1 years
Harry1770.4 years
Dorothy1475.8 years
Paul1268.5 years
Joseph1169.2 years
Most common last names in Milroy, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fultz3873.6 years
Wagner2672.1 years
Aumiller1971.7 years
Goss1979.7 years
Shank1272.5 years
Rager1181.4 years
Treaster1173.3 years
Hassinger1071.3 years
Reed1073.9 years
Close1077.5 years
Businesses in Milroy, PA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Dairy Queen1
Best Western1U-Haul1
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