Moosic, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 5,742 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 3,060  (53.3%)
Females: 2,682  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

44.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18507.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,667 (it was $38,987 in 2000)
Moosic:

$55,667
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,143 (it was $21,178 in 2000)

Moosic borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,133 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Moosic:

$157,133
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $204,946; detached houses: $236,391; townhouses or other attached units: $229,414; in 2-unit structures: $106,622; mobile homes: $28,267

Median gross rent in 2017: $775.

March 2019 cost of living index in Moosic: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Moosic, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Moosic, Pennsylvania as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moosic is 2,866 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Moosic by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(52.5)
3
(52.2)
2
(34.5)
1
(17.3)
3
(51.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
2
(35.0)
3
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(52.1)
2
(34.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(87.5)
3
(52.2)
5
(86.3)
3
(51.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(86.0)
3
(52.3)
7
(122.4)
1
(17.4)
2
(35.1)
1
(17.6)
3
(52.1)
2
(34.7)
1
(17.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(559.7)
36
(626.9)
31
(535.1)
25
(432.8)
30
(519.1)
26
(447.4)
29
(505.5)
30
(524.5)
26
(452.9)
24
(421.1)
26
(458.4)
19
(330.0)
27
(468.8)
22
(382.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(524.8)
26
(452.7)
22
(379.8)
30
(519.3)
33
(571.0)
37
(636.7)
45
(784.4)
36
(629.4)
29
(505.1)
27
(473.7)
23
(405.5)
25
(434.2)
21
(364.6)
7
(121.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
169
(2,956)
204
(3,552)
249
(4,298)
253
(4,379)
217
(3,755)
197
(3,390)
212
(3,695)
205
(3,584)
152
(2,648)
194
(3,404)
164
(2,891)
162
(2,813)
126
(2,188)
64
(1,114)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(174.9)
23
(400.5)
15
(258.9)
10
(173.1)
11
(190.3)
6
(103.3)
9
(156.9)
7
(122.4)
10
(174.2)
10
(175.4)
13
(229.2)
11
(191.0)
9
(156.3)
3
(52.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(52.5)
6
(104.5)
2
(34.5)
1
(17.3)
2
(34.6)
2
(34.4)
2
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)349.1388.6379.8341.4350.8303.7346.0366.8327.6278.1301.7239.8271.4166.9

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City-data.com crime index in Moosic, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Pennsylvania average:

1.90
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Ancestries: Irish (24.6%), Polish (19.4%), Italian (16.6%), American (6.5%), German (5.7%), Welsh (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 647 feet

Land area: 6.46 square miles.

Population density: 889 people per square mile   (low).

Moosic, Pennsylvania map

144 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia, 0.3% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

This borough:

2.5%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,406 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,045 (1.5%)

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: +3,701 (+65.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 362 (13.4%)

Area codes: 570, 717

Distribution of median household income in Moosic, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Moosic, PA in 2017

Property values in Moosic, PA

Moosic satellite photo by USGS

Moosic tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Moosic, PA
Historical housing units in Moosic, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +133 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in Moosic, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Moosic, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in Moosic, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Moosic, Pennsylvania average temperatures Moosic, Pennsylvania average precipitation Moosic, Pennsylvania humidity Moosic, Pennsylvania wind speed Moosic, Pennsylvania snowfall Moosic, Pennsylvania sunshine Moosic, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

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 Moosic 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 Moosic 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 the city 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 Moosic 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moosic topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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
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.

For population 15 years and over in Moosic:

Marital status in Moosic, PA
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Moosic:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Moosic
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moosic, PA (based on Lackawanna County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Lackawanna 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
This county:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lackawanna 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
Streets and Highways 11$35,344$38,5570$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$69,218$92,29118$10,219
Financial Administration 4$22,872$68,6160$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,573$38,2920$0
Judicial and Legal 3$8,980$35,9200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$5,111
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 7$2,659
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$145,987$58,39538$17,989

Moosic government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $708,000 ($123.30)
    General - Other: $632,000 ($110.07)
    Regular Highways: $602,000 ($104.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000 ($69.66)
    Central Staff Services: $378,000 ($65.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $206,000 ($35.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000 ($35.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000 ($13.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($13.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($8.19)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($7.66)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($4.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000 ($2.44)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.57)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($1.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($8.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,296,000 ($225.71)

Moosic government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $258,000 ($44.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($24.03)
    Other: $91,000 ($15.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($5.75)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($2.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($2.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $432,000 ($75.24)
    Highways: $142,000 ($24.73)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • Tax - Property: $925,000 ($161.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $880,000 ($153.26)
    Individual Income: $784,000 ($136.54)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $305,000 ($53.12)

Moosic government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $418,000 ($72.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $268,000 ($46.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000 ($26.12)

Moosic government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $871,000 ($151.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $69,000 ($12.02)

3.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.53%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.60% ($42,725 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.35% ($40,097)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.18% ($35,608)


4.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.64% ($34,949 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.26% ($41,179)
to Wyoming County, PA  0.17% ($35,993)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Moosic fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 646ft / 197mTotal length
  • $41,391,000Total costs
  • 307,590Total average daily traffic
  • 41,703Total average daily truck traffic
  • 301,983Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Moosic, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 181950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
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 Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Moosic, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moosic)

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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph J Jr Hudak, 24 Alpine Dr, Moosic, PA 18507
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 699DW , Serial Number: 2843612, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Archer Partners LLC, 38 Steinbeck Dr, 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 in Moosic, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Moosic, PA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 72 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Moosic, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.0%), and Outside Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Moosic, PA
    • 12449.0%Structure Fires
    • 7429.2%Outside Fires
    • 3915.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 166.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moosic, PA

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moosic, PA
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 16.1%Electricity
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Coal or coke
  • 1.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moosic, PA
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Electricity
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Moosic compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below 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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