Minersville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 4,269 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 2,073  (48.6%)
Females: 2,196  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17954.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,771 (it was $28,373 in 2000)
Minersville:

$32,771
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,943 (it was $15,623 in 2000)

Minersville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,983 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Minersville:

$61,983
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $124,662; Detached houses: $154,794; Townhouses or other attached units: $55,477; In 2-unit structures: $83,787; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,557; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,851; Mobile homes: $43,194

Median gross rent in 2013: $536.

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  • Races in Minersville, PA (2010)

    Minersville races chart
    • 4,14594.3%White alone
    • 1082.5%Hispanic
    • 601.4%Black alone
    • 481.1%Two or more races
    • 220.5%Asian alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Minersville: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.4%), Irish (19.3%), Polish (12.6%), Lithuanian (8.3%), Italian (6.7%), Ukrainian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/01/1831

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 6,517 people per square mile   (high).

Minersville,PA real estate house value index trend

Minersville, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Minersville:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minersville borough:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

55 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Minersville, Pennsylvania as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Minersville to the number of sex offenders is 4,332 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,239 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $918 (1.7%)

Minersville satellite photo by USGS

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

Minersville household income distribution Minersville home values distribution

Crime rates in Minersville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01000000000
per 100,000 0.022.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00101020000
per 100,000 0.00.022.60.023.70.047.80.00.00.00.0
Assaults 410265495999
per 100,000 87.5223.945.1140.7118.495.5215.0113.4205.4208.7209.2
Burglaries 461442106453
per 100,000 87.5134.322.693.894.747.8238.8136.091.3115.969.7
Thefts 6860753746585014263232
per 100,000 1,487.31,343.21,692.6867.71,089.31,385.21,194.2317.4593.5741.9743.8
Auto thefts 35130142350
per 100,000 65.6111.922.670.40.023.995.545.368.5115.90.0
Arson 00000050001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0119.40.00.00.023.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.0) 92.0140.390.478.184.383.0134.750.579.892.479.6

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Crime rate in Minersville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -414 (-8.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Minersville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Minersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 0% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 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 222.6 miles away from Minersville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 246.0 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 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 292.7 miles away from Minersville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 262.8 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 Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minersville topographic map

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 and 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)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSP AND WARNE CLINIC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL MEDICAL CENTER - SOUTH JACKSON STREET Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL MEDICAL CENTER - EAST NORWEGIAN STREET Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)

Airports and heliports located in Minersville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minersville:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 2 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 28 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Albright College (about 30 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 30 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 32 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)

Public high school in Minersville:

Public elementary/middle school in Minersville:

Private elementary/middle school in Minersville:

  • ST NICHOLAS SCHOOL (Students: 155, Location: 515 N FRONT ST, Grades: PK-8)
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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 30.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.91
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% 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
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
12 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Minersville, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

58.5%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Minersville:

15.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Minersville:

7.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Minersville:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Minersville:

63.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Minersville, 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 4$14,951$44,8530$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,140$60,8400$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$24,930$59,8327$6,660
Streets and Highways 5$12,768$30,6430$0
Sewerage 2$7,335$44,0100$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$213
Water Supply 4$14,654$43,9620$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,035$36,4201$319
Totals for Government 23$87,813$45,8159$7,192

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $59,000 ($13.82)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $742,000 ($173.81)
    Water Utilities: $700,000 ($163.97)
    General - Other: $453,000 ($106.11)
    Police Protection: $375,000 ($87.84)
    Regular Highways: $221,000 ($51.77)
    Housing & Community Development: $199,000 ($46.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($40.99)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($18.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $62,000 ($14.52)
    Fire Protection: $49,000 ($11.48)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($3.98)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($3.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($2.58)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($2.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($2.34)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,589,000 ($372.22)
    Benefit Payments: $28,000 ($6.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $966,000 ($226.28)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $619,000 ($145.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $290,000 ($67.93)
    All Other: $96,000 ($22.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($11.95)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.94)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $82,000 ($19.21)
    From Local Government: $38,000 ($8.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $184,000 ($43.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $92,000 ($21.55)
    General Revenue, NEC: $88,000 ($20.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $853,000 ($199.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $81,000 ($18.97)
    Highways: $78,000 ($18.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $18,000 ($4.22)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.94)
  • Tax - Property: $253,000 ($59.26)
    Individual Income: $242,000 ($56.69)
    NEC: $127,000 ($29.75)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,261,000 ($295.39)

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
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 Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

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.)
Minersville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Minersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 4,763Total average daily traffic
  • 238Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,042Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (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
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHz, 46.5000 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2015, Expiration Date: 02/12/2025Registrant: Green\'s Communications, Inc, 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5556, Fax: (570) 622-6666, Email:
  • North Delaware Avenue (Lat: 40.691194 Lon: -76.258000), Call Sign: KXA407
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2004, Expiration Date: 07/05/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2014Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2015, Expiration Date: 10/25/2025, Certifier: Dale SchoenemanRegistrant: Schuylkill County Airport Authority, 240 Airport Rd., Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 544-6002, Fax: (570) 544-4952, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Coal or coke (18%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Minersville, PA
NameCountNameCount
GNC1Rite Aid1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1

Minersville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 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.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • Albert T. Barnes, Jr. (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2016.