Moosic, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 5,681 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 2,843  (50.1%)
Females: 2,838  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18507.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,824 (it was $38,987 in 2000)
Moosic:

$49,824
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,043 (it was $21,178 in 2000)

Moosic borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $142,239 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Moosic:

$142,239
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $689.

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  • Races in Moosic, PA (2010)

    Moosic races chart
    • 5,30992.8%White alone
    • 2113.7%Hispanic
    • 1031.8%Asian alone
    • 480.8%Black alone
    • 360.6%Two or more races
    • 110.2%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Moosic: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (16.9%), Irish (16.6%), Italian (14.5%), German (13.6%), Welsh (6.8%), English (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 647 feet

Land area: 6.46 square miles.

Population density: 880 people per square mile   (low).

Moosic,PA real estate house value index trend

Moosic, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Moosic:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moosic borough:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

94 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,402 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,634 (1.7%)

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: +3,606 (+63.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 395 (14.9%)

Area codes: 570, 717

Moosic household income distribution Moosic home values distribution

Property values in Moosic, PA


Crime rates in Moosic by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 100000000010
per 100,000 17.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.40.0
Rapes 033321301230
per 100,000 0.052.752.552.234.517.351.90.017.435.052.30.0
Robberies 435353053712
per 100,000 71.052.787.552.286.351.90.086.052.3122.417.435.1
Assaults 382532363125302629302624
per 100,000 674.2438.8559.7626.9535.1432.8519.1447.4505.5524.5452.9421.1
Burglaries 301530262230333745362927
per 100,000 532.3263.3524.8452.7379.8519.3571.0636.7784.4629.4505.1473.7
Thefts 133154169204249253217197212205152194
per 100,000 2,359.82,702.72,956.13,552.24,298.34,379.43,755.03,390.13,695.33,583.92,647.63,403.5
Auto thefts 161110231510116971010
per 100,000 283.9193.1174.9400.5258.9173.1190.3103.3156.9122.4174.2175.4
Arson 023621222001
per 100,000 0.035.152.5104.534.517.334.634.434.90.00.017.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 329.2273.7332.2369.8361.4324.8333.8289.0329.2349.0311.8264.6

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Crime rate in Moosic detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Moosic tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +133 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Moosic, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Moosic-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 34% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 192.5 miles away from the city center
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 Moosic 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 238.8 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) earthquake occurred 243.1 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 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.8 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 Lackawanna County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moosic topographic map

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

Hospitals and 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)
  • RIVERSIDE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TAYLOR, PA)
  • SCRANTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SCRANTON, PA)
  • COMPREHENSIVE MED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; AVOCA, PA)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SCRANTON, PA)

Heliports located in Moosic:

College/University in Moosic:

  • Empire Beauty School-Wyoming Valley (Full-time enrollment: 218; 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: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 7 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • King's College (about 12 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 13 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 14 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 19 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 38 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Public elementary/middle school in Moosic:

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0839
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.537
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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
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

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic96,14058
Mainline Protestant18,72872
Evangelical Protestant11,04758
Other4,71013
Orthodox2,52615
Black Protestant5692
None80,717-
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: 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.
State:

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
Lackawanna County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

34.8%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Moosic:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

48.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Moosic:

71.2%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moosic, 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$22,872$68,6160$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$5,111
Judicial and Legal 3$8,980$35,9200$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$69,218$92,29118$10,219
Firefighters 0$0 7$2,659
Streets and Highways 11$35,344$38,5570$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,573$38,2920$0
Totals for Government 30$145,987$58,39538$17,989

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $715,000 ($125.86)
    Police Protection: $510,000 ($89.77)
    General - Other: $407,000 ($71.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($44.71)
    Fire Protection: $119,000 ($20.95)
    Central Staff Services: $113,000 ($19.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $37,000 ($6.51)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($5.28)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.10)
    General Public Buildings: $29,000 ($5.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($4.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($1.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.88)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($16.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $24,000 ($4.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $791,000 ($139.24)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $321,000 ($56.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($43.30)
    All Other: $122,000 ($21.48)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($9.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($1.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $103,000 ($18.13)
    All Other: $74,000 ($13.03)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Property: $651,000 ($114.59)
    Individual Income: $451,000 ($79.39)
    NEC: $205,000 ($36.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.18)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,798,000 ($316.49)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,065,000 ($539.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,666,000 ($293.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,197,000 ($562.75)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $137,000 ($24.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $657,000 ($115.65)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($7.04)

3.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.55% ($35,214 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.33% ($37,330)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.19% ($41,178)


3.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.62% ($33,801 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.26% ($35,798)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.15% ($34,320)

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)
Moosic fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Moosic fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 267m876ftTotal length
  • $34,000Total costs
  • 378,807Total average daily traffic
  • 58,096Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 141950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Moosic, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 08/06/2024, Certifier: Gerard T GaughanRegistrant: Lackawanna County, 30 Valley View Drive, Jessup, PA 18434, 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/14/2001, Expiration Date: 12/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2012, Certifier: Nancy M RotfortRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2006, Expiration Date: 10/19/2016, Certifier: Brian ReynoldsRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Henry AndersonRegistrant: Moffitt Radio Communications, Inc., 406 Se 31st Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904, Phone: (239) 233-7679, Email:
  • MOOSIC HBD,DED, Moosic Hbd,Ded Near Rr Mp 676.9 (Lat: 41.354722 Lon: -75.728250), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WQWA433
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHzGrant Date: 06/30/2015, Expiration Date: 06/30/2025, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1233, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • MOB, Lat: 41.358028 Lon: -75.676222, Call Sign: WQWD862
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.487 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 457.762 MHz, 462.262 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/2015, Expiration Date: 07/28/2025, Certifier: Lynn McneillRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2023Registrant: Local Tv Pennsylvania License, LLC, 435 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: (312) 222-3894, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

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:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1555W , Serial Number: CE-1299, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 11/29/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph J Jr Hudak, 24 Alpine Dr, Moosic, PA 18507
  • 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

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

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:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-05-2012 and SEP-05-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Moosic, Pennsylvania:

  • Towneplace Suites By Marriott, 26 Radcliffe Dr, Moosic, Pennsylvania 18507 , Phone: (570) 207-8500, Fax: (570) 207-8505
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott, 19 Radcliffe Dr, Moosic, Pennsylvania 18507 , Phone: (570) 207-1212, Fax: (570) 207-1213
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Moosic, Pennsylvania
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
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
Gap1Subaru1
J. Jill1Subway2
JoS. A. Bank1Talbots1
Johnny Rockets1U-Haul2
Journeys1UPS1
Justice1Vans2
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1

Moosic compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Moosic on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #27 (18507) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #49 (18507) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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