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Population in 2010: 1,498. Population change since 2000: +8.1%
Males: 655  (43.8%)
Females: 843  (56.2%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17063.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,534 (it was $33,529 in 2000)
Milroy:

$44,534
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,690

Milroy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,347 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Milroy:

$82,347
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,101; Detached houses: $82,630; Townhouses or other attached units: $44,102; In 2-unit structures: $90,556; Mobile homes: $25,550

Median gross rent in 2012: $614.

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  • White alone - 1,462 (97.6%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milroy: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.8%), Irish (18.7%), Dutch (9.0%), United States (7.6%), English (6.6%), French (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 2,239 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Milroy:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milroy CDP:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Milroy, Pennsylvania as of December 19, 2014.
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 2012: $1,276 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,065 (1.9%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Milroy-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 94% 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 85.6 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 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 6.2 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 80.4 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).
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Birthplace of: Dutch Sterrett - Baseball player.


Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)

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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: 43,065)
  • Lock Haven University (about 31 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Susquehanna University (about 38 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Bucknell University (about 41 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Dickinson College (about 41 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 45 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,924)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 46 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)

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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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.60
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.3%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Milroy, PA

Milroy compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Milroy, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Milroy travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.76%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOld Order Amish
Adherents28.5%16.1%8.2%8.1%6.6%
Congregations24.8%8.3%8.3%0.9%18.3%
NameChurch of the BrethrenMennonite Church USAConservative Mennonite ConferenceChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents5.6%4.7%3.2%2.3%16.9%
Congregations5.5%4.6%1.8%6.4%21.1%
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: 17
This county:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Mifflin County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mifflin County:

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

3.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.40% ($27,754 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.32% ($35,418)
from Juniata County, PA  0.29% ($25,098)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.49% ($24,744 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.34% ($30,700)
to Juniata County, PA  0.30% ($30,547)

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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