For population 25 years and over in Mount Carmel:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Carmel borough:
137 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $725 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (40.5 miles , pop. 81,207).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (86.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Beaverdale, PA (0.9 miles ), Atlas, PA (0.9 miles ), Strong, PA (1.2 miles) , Wilburton Number One, PA (1.3 miles ), Locustdale, PA (1.5 miles) , Lavelle, PA (1.7 miles ), Marion Heights borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Lavelle-Locustdale, PA (1.7 miles ).
Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 76.41 W
Area code: 570
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Crime rate in Mount Carmel detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -862 (-11.9%).
Work and jobs in Mount Carmel: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Carmel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the Mount Carmel borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F3 tornado 31.3 miles away from the borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mount Carmel-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% 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 37.8 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 38.8 miles away from Mount Carmel 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 69.7 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 45.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from Mount Carmel center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Northumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Freeman V. Horner - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Benjamin H. Wilson - Politician, Ellen Albertini Dow - Actress, Len Eshmont - Football player and coach, Teddy Andrulewicz - Football player, Wally Diehl - Football player.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Mount Carmel: Freeman V. Horner.
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See full list of schools located in Mount Carmel, School District: MOUNT CARMEL AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.0%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
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Banks with branches in Mount Carmel (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Mount Carmel borough (based on Northumberland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
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4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,638 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Mount Carmel fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total average daily traffic: 14,594
Total average daily truck traffic: 660
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 18,278
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Carmel)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Carmel)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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