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Population in 2012: 5,735 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 

Males: 2,834  (49.4%)
Females: 2,901  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  44.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18507.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,668 (it was $38,987 in 2000)
Moosic:

$48,668
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,736

Moosic borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $153,028 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Moosic:

$153,028
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $192,927; Detached houses: $219,168; Townhouses or other attached units: $304,160; In 2-unit structures: $151,648; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $272,932; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $251,697; Mobile homes: $34,257

Median gross rent in 2012: $684.

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  • White alone - 5,309 (92.8%)
  • Hispanic - 211 (3.7%)
  • Asian alone - 103 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 48 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 36 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moosic: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Polish (18.3%), Irish (16.9%), Italian (14.0%), German (12.8%), Welsh (6.4%), English (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 647 feet

Land area: 6.46 square miles.

Population density: 888 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Moosic:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moosic borough:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

86 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,514 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,261 (1.3%)

Moosic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (4.3 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (90.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (98.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Old Forge borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Avoca borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Taylor borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Duryea borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Dupont borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Hughestown borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Scranton, PA (2.1 miles ), Pittston, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.36 N, Longitude: 75.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,395 (+59.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 384 (14.3%)

Area codes: 570, 717

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Crime rates in Moosic by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000000000
per 100,000 17.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0333213012
per 100,000 0.052.752.552.234.517.351.90.017.435.0
Robberies 4353530537
per 100,000 71.052.787.552.286.351.90.086.052.3122.4
Assaults 38253236312530262930
per 100,000 674.2438.8559.7626.9535.1432.8519.1447.4505.5524.5
Burglaries 30153026223033374536
per 100,000 532.3263.3524.8452.7379.8519.3571.0636.7784.4629.4
Thefts 133154169204249253217197212205
per 100,000 2359.82702.72956.13552.24298.34379.43755.03390.13695.33583.9
Auto thefts 16111023151011697
per 100,000 283.9193.1174.9400.5258.9173.1190.3103.3156.9122.4
Arson 0236212220
per 100,000 0.035.152.5104.534.517.334.634.434.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 329.5273.9332.5370.1361.7325.1334.0289.3329.5349.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +133 (+2.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Moosic-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Moosic borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 32.1 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moosic-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% 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 73.1 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 73.0 miles away from Moosic 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 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 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 88.5 miles away from Moosic 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 Lackawanna County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moosic topographic map

Birthplace of: Matt Cartwright (Pennsylvania politician) - Pennsylvania politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Moosic:

  • ABOVE ALL HM HLTH CARE AND HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; TAYLOR, PA)
  • OLD FORGE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; OLD FORGE, PA)
  • NCHS INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; OLD FORGE, PA)

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College/University in Moosic:

  • Empire Beauty School-Wyoming Valley (Full-time enrollment: 117; Location: 3370 Birney Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moosic:

  • University of Scranton (about 5 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,839)
  • Marywood University (about 7 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • King's College (about 12 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 13 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 19 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 38 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 46 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)

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Notable locations in Moosic: Moosic Industrial Park (A), Ghost Town in the Glen (B), Virginia Station (C), Greenwood Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Covey Swamp (A), Rocky Glenn Pond (B), Stark Reservoir (C), Covey Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Valley Run (A), Covey Swamp Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites Scranton (44 Montage Mountain Road), Hampton Inn Scranton at Montage Mountain (22 Montage Mountain Road).

 
Lackawanna 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0418
U.S.:

0.3342
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59

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

GOOSE POND SCOUT RESERVATION (Population served: 320, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.5%

Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  67.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Moosic, PA

24 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
355 people in nursing homes in 2000
78 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Moosic compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Moosic (2011 data):

  • The Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank: Moosic Branch at 4010 Birney Ave, branch established on 1999/05/17. Info updated 2011/01/21: Bank assets: $606.3 mil, Deposits: $515.8 mil, headquarters in Dunmore, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity D&D Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Moosic, Pennsylvania:

  • Rodeway Inn, 4130 Birney Ave, Moosic, PA 18507 , Phone: (570) 457-6713
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 16 Glenmaura National Blvd, Moosic, PA 18507 , Phone: (570) 969-2100, Fax: (570) 969-2110
  • Towneplace Suites By Marriott, 26 Radcliffe Dr, Moosic, PA 18507 , Phone: (570) 207-8500, Fax: (570) 207-8505
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott, 19 Radcliffe Dr, Moosic, PA 18507 , Phone: (570) 207-1212, Fax: (570) 207-1213
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Moosic, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Moosic travel time to work - commute


Moosic mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moosic borough (based on Lackawanna County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.43%
Here66.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents74.9%8.6%2.7%2.2%1.8%
Congregations37.3%16.6%6.0%1.8%5.5%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%1.0%5.1%
Congregations2.3%2.8%3.2%3.7%20.7%
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: 42
Lackawanna County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Lackawanna County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Here:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

25.3%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

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 4$13,224$39,6720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,703
Judicial and Legal 3$5,192$20,7680$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$40,020$53,36012$3,405
Firefighters 0$0 5$886
Streets and Highways 11$20,435$22,2930$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,535$22,1400$0
Totals for Government 30$84,406$33,76226$5,994

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $715,000 ($124.67)
    Police Protection: $510,000 ($88.93)
    General - Other: $407,000 ($70.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($44.29)
    Fire Protection: $119,000 ($20.75)
    Central Staff Services: $113,000 ($19.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $37,000 ($6.45)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($5.23)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.06)
    General Public Buildings: $29,000 ($5.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($4.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($1.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.87)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($16.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $24,000 ($4.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $791,000 ($137.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $321,000 ($55.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($42.89)
    All Other: $122,000 ($21.27)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($9.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($1.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $103,000 ($17.96)
    All Other: $74,000 ($12.90)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.87)
  • Tax - Property: $651,000 ($113.51)
    Individual Income: $451,000 ($78.64)
    NEC: $205,000 ($35.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.17)

Moosic government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,798,000 ($313.51)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,065,000 ($534.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,666,000 ($290.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,197,000 ($557.45)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $137,000 ($23.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $657,000 ($114.56)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($6.97)

3.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.54% ($39,731 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.34% ($34,316)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.21% ($29,462)


3.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($280 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.61% ($33,529 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.23% ($30,665)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.22% ($32,880)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moosic:

  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moosic:

  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Moosic:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

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

Moosic, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 50
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 51
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 108
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
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

See more detailed statistics of Moosic fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 36
Total length: 234 meters (768ft)
Total costs: $20,000
Total average daily traffic: 525,433
Total average daily truck traffic: 80,424

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 15
  • 1960-1969: 20
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Moosic, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Moosic)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Montage Mountain Rd Stadium (Lat: 41.358417 Lon: -75.686306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPNY936
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.53000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/21/2004, Expiration Date: 08/06/2014, Certifier: Gerard T Gaughan
    Registrant: 30 Valley View Business Park, Jessup, PA 18343, Phone: (570) 307-7301, Fax: (570) 307-7321, Email:
  • Lat: 41.357694 Lon: -75.673806, Call Sign: WPTU238
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.812 MHz, 462.837 MHz, 464.325 MHz, 464.825 MHz, 462.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2001, Expiration Date: 12/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2012, Certifier: Nancy M Rotfort
    Registrant: Lao 20118706, 102 East Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • COLUMNS AT ORGE BEAC, Lat: 41.348028 Lon: -75.704222, Call Sign: WQFW329
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2006, Expiration Date: 10/19/2016, Certifier: Brian Reynolds
    Registrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • Lat: 41.362833 Lon: -75.712139, Call Sign: WQPK964
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.787 MHz, 469.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Henry Anderson
    Registrant: Moffitt Radio Communications, Inc., 406 Se 31st Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904, Phone: (239) 233-7679, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 16 Montage Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.370083 Lon: -75.681306), Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: KEH530
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2007
    Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave, Nw Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 16 Montage Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.370056 Lon: -75.681278), Structure height: 10.4 m, Call Sign: WNEX660
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/18/2019, Certifier: Kevin G Levy
    Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave, Nw Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • STATION, 4040 Birney Ave (Lat: 41.370889 Lon: -75.712111), Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WNTC242
    Assigned Frequencies: 2136.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/1996, Expiration Date: 04/04/2000, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 857-3500
  • 16 Montage Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.370056 Lon: -75.681278), Structure height: 6.4 m, Overall height: 10.4 m, Call Sign: KGI39
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2007
    Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave, Nw Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • 16 Montage Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.370056 Lon: -75.681278), Overall height: 10.4 m, Call Sign: WLF657
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/1989, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2012
    Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave, Nw Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA3DKH, Licensee ID: L00412736
    Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 02/04/2022
    Registrant: Henry C Boyle, 3906 Winfield Ave, Moosic, PA 18507
  • Call Sign: KB3AHF
    Grant Date: 07/28/1992, Expiration Date: 07/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/29/2004
    Registrant: Jonathan T Yazinski, 802 Theodore Dr, Moosic, PA 18507
  • Call Sign: N3SAK
    Grant Date: 05/31/1994, Expiration Date: 05/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2006
    Registrant: Michael L Graf, 408 Corey St, Moosic, PA 18507
  • Call Sign: W3NEP, Previous Call Sign: KB3DIO, Licensee ID: L01443334
    Grant Date: 01/31/2009, Expiration Date: 02/23/2019
    Registrant: Nep Amateur Radio Club, 16 Montage Mt Rd, Moosic, PA 18507
  • Call Sign: WB3FEZ
    Grant Date: 04/05/1988, Expiration Date: 04/05/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2000
    Registrant: Elwin L Gleason, 1053 Springbrook Ave, Moosic, PA 18507
  • Call Sign: KB3QAC, Licensee ID: L01339884
    Grant Date: 11/09/2007, Expiration Date: 11/09/2017, Certifier: Nabil F Aldubayan
    Registrant: Nabil F Aldubayan, 703 John Drive, Moosic, PA 18507

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18554 , Serial Number: 15073938, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Gene I Woodmancy, 4043 Birney Ave, Moosic, PA 18507
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43216 , Serial Number: 32-7440118, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 24 Short Street, Moosic, PA 18507
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7101S , Serial Number: 15067801, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/26/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Mary Anne Jordan, 1045 Water St, Moosic, PA 18507



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$124,95035$209,400109$186,33029$47,8622$135,0004$159,0001$25,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$222,0002$243,0008$222,1255$20,4000$01$120,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$191,00037$158,5956$32,5000$04$165,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$193,0003$302,66719$192,3162$57,5000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$376,5002$198,0002$35,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1128.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$176,8893$208,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$208,5002$209,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$233,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$297,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1128.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Moosic, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6774.1 years
Joseph6572.4 years
Mary6080.2 years
William4675.3 years
Helen4079.9 years
Stanley2876.9 years
Edward2769.6 years
James2672.7 years
Thomas2573.6 years
Frank2572.0 years
Most common last names in Moosic, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thomas1481.4 years
Decker1169.3 years
Evans876.9 years
Smith871.4 years
Carter770.0 years
Jones775.7 years
Miller785.4 years
Karsko781.0 years
Brown775.7 years
Bieryla675.3 years
Businesses in Moosic, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott2
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chico's1McDonald's1
Cold Stone Creamery1New York & Co1
Coldwater Creek1Nike3
Dunkin Donuts1Panera Bread1
Eddie Bauer1Quiznos1
Famous Footwear1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx2Ruby Tuesday1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Starbucks1
Gap1Subway2
J. Jill1Talbots1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul2
Johnny Rockets1UPS1
Journeys1Vans2
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1

Moosic on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #40 (18507) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #61 (18507) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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