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Population in 2012: 4,332 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 

Males: 1,999  (46.1%)
Females: 2,333  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17954.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,889 (it was $28,373 in 2000)
Minersville:

$39,889
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,484

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,962 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Minersville:

$64,962
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,953; Detached houses: $100,262; Townhouses or other attached units: $52,082; In 2-unit structures: $143,007; Mobile homes: $6,356

Median gross rent in 2012: $552.

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  • White alone - 4,145 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 108 (2.5%)
  • Black alone - 60 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Minersville: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.7%), Irish (19.0%), Polish (13.6%), Lithuanian (8.5%), Italian (6.1%), Ukrainian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/01/1831

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 6,613 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Minersville:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minersville borough:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

23 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Minersville, Pennsylvania as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Minersville to the number of sex offenders is 722 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,136 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $993 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (29.8 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (75.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Marlin, PA (1.0 miles ), Seltzer, PA (1.2 miles ), Forrestville, PA (1.4 miles ), Heckscherville, PA (1.5 miles) , Forestville, PA (1.5 miles ), Pottsville, PA (1.7 miles ), Branchdale, PA (1.9 miles ), Buck Run, PA (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 76.26 W

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Minersville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010000000
per 100,000 0.00.022.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0001010200
per 100,000 0.00.00.022.60.023.70.047.80.00.0
Assaults 44102654959
per 100,000 87.887.5223.945.1140.7118.495.5215.0113.4205.4
Burglaries 64614421064
per 100,000 131.887.5134.322.693.894.747.8238.8136.091.3
Thefts 64686075374658501426
per 100,000 1405.41487.31343.21692.6867.71089.31385.21194.2317.4593.5
Auto thefts 1351301423
per 100,000 22.065.6111.922.670.40.023.995.545.368.5
Arson 0000000500
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0119.40.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.2) 88.292.0140.390.478.184.383.0134.750.579.8

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Crime rate in Minersville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Minersville, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -414 (-8.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Minersville-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Minersville borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 23.9 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minersville-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 76% 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 27.6 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 28.4 miles away from Minersville 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 60.9 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 37.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Minersville center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Benjamin C. Christ - Union Army officer, Jon Murphy (fighter) - Martial artist, Bill Miller (left-handed pitcher) - Baseball player, George F. Brumm - Politician, William D. Hutchinson - Federal judge, Daniel M. McGurl - (1896-1976), US.


Hospitals/medical centers near Minersville:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-YORK TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • PRECISION HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL HEALTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minersville:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,552)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 27 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Albright College (about 30 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • Susquehanna University (about 33 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 35 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 38 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)

Public high schools in Minersville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Minersville:

  • ST NICHOLAS SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 515 N FRONT ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 301 HEFFNER ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Minersville, School District: MINERSVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Minersville:

  • MINERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $74,996; Location: 220 S FOURTH ST; 14,987 books; 320 audio materials; 807 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Minersville: Independent Hose Company (A), Rescue Hook and Ladder Fire Company (B), Good Will Fire Company 1 of Minersville (C), Mountaineer Hose Company 1 (D), New Minersville Fire Company (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.7%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  56.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Minersville, PA

6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
12 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Minersville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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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Banks with branches in Minersville (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Minersville: The First National Bank Of Minersvil at 260 Sunbury Street, branch established on 1864/05/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $83.1 mil, Deposits: $71.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbm Financial Corporation
  • Miners Bank: at 437 Dowdentown Road, branch established on 1935/05/01. Info updated 2010/10/29: Bank assets: $125.7 mil, Deposits: $107.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Phoenix Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Minersville Branch at 247 Sunbury Street, branch established on 1958/10/13. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Minersville travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Coal or coke (23%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Minersville borough (based on Schuylkill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Here74.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents56.8%17.7%11.0%7.4%0.8%
Congregations27.6%15.5%16.2%16.2%1.3%
NameSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Orthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents0.8%0.6%0.5%0.5%3.9%
Congregations0.7%1.7%1.7%1.3%17.8%
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: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Schuylkill County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
State:

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 2$2,762
Other Government Administration 4$9,254$27,76216$1,268
Police Protection - Officers 6$23,406$46,81226$9,765
Police - Other 0$0 2$908
Streets and Highways 4$12,373$37,1192$1,748
Sewerage 2$6,214$37,2840$0
Water Supply 2$5,667$34,0020$0
Totals for Government 18$56,914$37,94348$16,451

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $59,000 ($13.62)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $742,000 ($171.28)
    Water Utilities: $700,000 ($161.59)
    General - Other: $453,000 ($104.57)
    Police Protection: $375,000 ($86.57)
    Regular Highways: $221,000 ($51.02)
    Housing & Community Development: $199,000 ($45.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($40.40)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($18.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $62,000 ($14.31)
    Fire Protection: $49,000 ($11.31)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($3.92)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($3.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($2.54)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($2.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($2.31)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,589,000 ($366.81)
    Benefit Payments: $28,000 ($6.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $966,000 ($222.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $619,000 ($142.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $290,000 ($66.94)
    All Other: $96,000 ($22.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($11.77)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.92)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $82,000 ($18.93)
    From Local Government: $38,000 ($8.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $184,000 ($42.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $92,000 ($21.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $88,000 ($20.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $853,000 ($196.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $81,000 ($18.70)
    Highways: $78,000 ($18.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $18,000 ($4.16)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.92)
  • Tax - Property: $253,000 ($58.40)
    Individual Income: $242,000 ($55.86)
    NEC: $127,000 ($29.32)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,261,000 ($291.09)

3.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Berks County, PA  0.41% ($35,187 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.41% ($31,150)
from Carbon County, PA  0.31% ($29,281)


3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.31% ($31,690 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.30% ($32,480)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.26% ($30,014)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minersville:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minersville:

  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Minersville:

  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W61AG (Channel 61; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W66AI (Channel 66; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Minersville, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Minersville fatal accident list:

Sep 14, 2011 03:07 PM, Lewis St, 2nd St, Lat: 40.69165833, Lon: -76.26043611, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 2002 04:50 PM, North St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 1992 12:47 AM, 901, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 1985 11:05 AM, 00199, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 22, 1978 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 6, 1976 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 1975 02:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,817
Total average daily truck traffic: 240
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,041

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Minersville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 509 Sunbury St (Lat: 40.691472 Lon: -76.265222), Call Sign: KXO910, Licensee ID: L00082527
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHz, 46.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2005, Expiration Date: 02/12/2015
    Registrant: Minersville, Borough Of, 2 E Sunbury St, Minersville, PA 17954, Phone: (570) 544-9528
  • North Delaware Avenue (Lat: 40.691194 Lon: -76.258000), Call Sign: KXA407
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2004, Expiration Date: 07/05/2014
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262
  • Schuylkill County Airport (Lat: 40.706944 Lon: -76.370833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 9.7 m, Call Sign: WQDT346
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2005, Expiration Date: 10/25/2015, Certifier: Dale Schoeneman
    Registrant: Mcfarland-Johnson,Inc, 49 Court Street, Metrocenter, Binghamton, NY 13901-1980, Phone: (607) 723-9421, Fax: (607) 723-4979, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • A0219897 GPS PA, Hegins Twnship (Lat: 40.666028 Lon: -76.393472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQFN246
    Assigned Frequencies: 17840.0 MHz, 17880.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/2006, Expiration Date: 08/22/2016, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • 2-839287, Hegins Township (Lat: 40.665194 Lon: -76.395417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.6 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQNA578
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/23/2020, Certifier: Anton Kapela
    Registrant: Ab Servies LLC, 228 Park Av South, New York, NY 10003, Phone: (646) 770-1471, Email:
  • 1221727, Gordon Mountain Road (Rural) ( 015267 ) (Lat: 40.731778 Lon: -76.292194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.7 m, Overall height: 72.8 m, Call Sign: WQOF803
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, 19400.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 09/13/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • PA-021A (1221727), Gordon Mountain Road (Rural)(015267) (Lat: 40.731778 Lon: -76.292194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.7 m, Overall height: 72.8 m, Call Sign: WQPR921
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 07/31/2022, Certifier: Arzhang Kamarei
    Registrant: Converge Towers, LLC, 770 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003, Phone: (646) 495-6356, Email:
  • ATC15267, Gordon Mountain Road (Rural) ( 015267 ) (Lat: 40.731778 Lon: -76.292194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.7 m, Overall height: 72.8 m, Call Sign: WQQX677
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/20/2023, Certifier: Ido M Rosen
    Registrant: Wireless Internetwork, LLC, 545 Madison Ave 15th Floor, New York, NY 10022, Phone: (212) 715-2840, Email:
  • JOHNSTOWN, Decker Ave Power Pole J26630 (Lat: 40.370778 Lon: -78.982222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.1 m, Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: WLB615, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty
    Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Minersville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2


Most common first names in Minersville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18273.6 years
Mary17479.7 years
Joseph13172.8 years
Anna11081.1 years
Helen8478.2 years
William6769.7 years
Michael6675.7 years
Margaret6377.3 years
George5572.8 years
Anthony5072.7 years
Most common last names in Minersville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brennan2671.1 years
Murphy1776.1 years
Williams1780.7 years
Purcell1471.0 years
Brown1374.5 years
Jones1271.0 years
Martin1167.6 years
Burke1079.4 years
Foran1079.5 years
Obrien1069.4 years
Businesses in Minersville, PA
NameCountNameCount
GNC1Rite Aid1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
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