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Population in 2010: 150. Population change since 2000: +12.8%
Males: 69  (46.3%)
Females: 81  (53.7%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 16822

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,378 (it was $28,542 in 2000)
Monument:

$42,378
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,089

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $29,963 (it was $35,800 in 2000)
Monument:

$29,963
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,496; Detached houses: $64,596; Townhouses or other attached units: $18,469; In 2-unit structures: $18,469

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  • White alone - 149 (99.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monument: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (45.1%), Irish (12.7%), United States (12.7%), Dutch (9.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 759 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 787 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Monument:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monument CDP:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,200 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $283 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (104.3 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (127.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (154.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Orviston, PA (1.6 miles) , Blanchard, PA (2.5 miles ), Beech Creek borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Howard borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Mount Eagle, PA (3.0 miles) , Nittany, PA (3.3 miles ), Lamar, PA (3.3 miles ), Mill Hall borough, PA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.11 N, Longitude: 77.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Monument household income distribution Monument home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (61%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


Average climate in Monument, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Monument-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Monument place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monument-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 22.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from Monument center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Centre County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Monument:

  • WINDY HILL VILLAGE OF PRESBYTERIAN HOMES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • SUSQUE VIEW HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • LOCK HAVEN HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monument:

  • Lock Haven University (about 13 miles; Lock Haven, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,769)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 23 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 43,065)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 37 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Bucknell University (about 45 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Susquehanna University (about 49 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 55 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,924)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 59 miles; Mansfield, PA; FT enrollment: 2,919)

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Centre 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 22.6 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 22.6 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 22.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.60
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.9%

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Monument compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monument CDP (based on Centre County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.80%
Here42.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.6%19.6%11.5%4.7%4.3%
Congregations4.5%28.1%10.7%9.6%5.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian and Missionary AllianceEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%1.9%1.9%14.2%
Congregations1.7%2.2%3.9%1.7%32.6%
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: 20
Here:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Centre County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
This county:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Centre County:

6.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.0%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

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

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

7.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

1.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($823 average AGI)
Centre County:

1.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clearfield County, PA  0.38% ($30,517 average AGI)
from Clinton County, PA  0.29% ($32,896)
from Blair County, PA  0.28% ($36,287)


7.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.19%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clearfield County, PA  0.32% ($26,831 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.27% ($33,780)
to Clinton County, PA  0.24% ($27,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monument:

  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBPZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Owner: LIPEZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLF (970 AM; 1 kW; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monument:

  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WZYY (106.9 FM; RENOVO, PA; Owner: WESTVIEW COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOWY (98.7 FM; PLEASANT GAP, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • WZWW (95.3 FM; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSNU (92.1 FM; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Owner: LIPEZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monument:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
  • W59AI (Channel 59; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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