Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 5,806 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 2,766  (47.7%)
Females: 3,040  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17851.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,003 (it was $22,168 in 2000)
Mount Carmel:

$33,003
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,940 (it was $14,858 in 2000)

Mount Carmel borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,431 (it was $32,800 in 2000)
Mount Carmel:

$46,431
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,372; Detached houses: $116,836; Townhouses or other attached units: $40,903

Median gross rent in 2012: $531.

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  • White alone - 5,681 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 91 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 42 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 34 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Carmel: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (17.7%), German (16.2%), Italian (12.9%), Irish (12.5%), Dutch (10.6%), English (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 8,773 people per square mile   (high).

Mount Carmel,PA real estate house value index trend

Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Carmel:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Carmel borough:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

137 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This borough:  2.3%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania as of March 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Carmel to the number of sex offenders is 975 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $725 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $587 (1.4%)

Mount Carmel satellite photo by USGS

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

Mount Carmel household income distribution Mount Carmel home values distribution

Crime rates in Mount Carmel by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10002102
per 100,000 16.40.00.00.034.317.00.033.9
Robberies 22122220
per 100,000 32.733.016.934.134.334.133.80.0
Assaults 14442828172478
per 100,000 228.9726.3473.5477.9291.3408.9118.4135.5
Burglaries 1415161627121921
per 100,000 228.9247.6270.5273.1462.6204.5321.4355.6
Thefts 68758311779729284
per 100,000 1112.01238.01403.41996.91353.71226.81556.21422.3
Auto thefts 734333510
per 100,000 114.549.567.651.251.451.184.6169.3
Arson 02020211
per 100,000 0.033.00.034.10.034.116.916.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 144.0235.2187.6217.5194.2180.2130.5155.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -862 (-11.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Mount Carmel-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.0 miles away from Mount Carmel center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 242.6 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 the city 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 289.7 miles away from Mount Carmel center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 253.3 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 Northumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Carmel topographic map

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 Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Mount Carmel: Freeman V. Horner.

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Carmel:

  • FAMILY HOME MEDICAL (121 EAST 5TH ST PO BOX 383)
  • MT CARMEL NSG CNTR (700 W THIRD ST PO BOX 427)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mount Carmel:

  • DAVITA - NORTHUMBERLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MT. CARMEL, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE MEDICAL CENTER FOUNTAIN SPRINGS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • KINGS HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • VNA HEALTH SYSTEM (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SHAMOKIN, PA)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NSG FRACKVILLE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FRACKVILLE, PA)
  • BROAD MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FRACKVILLE, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Mount Carmel:

  • 20 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Carmel:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 13 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Susquehanna University (about 25 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 28 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 36 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 39 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 39 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)

Public high schools in Mount Carmel:

See full list of schools located in Mount Carmel, School District: MOUNT CARMEL AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Mount Carmel:

  • MOUNT CARMEL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $186,443; Location: 30 SOUTH OAK ST; 51,387 books; 1,909 audio materials; 1,347 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mount Carmel: West End Fire Company 1 Volunteer Fire Department (A), Clover Hose Company Station 3 (B), Anthracite Steam Fire Company 1 Station 2 (C), American Hose and Chemical Fire Company Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Northumberland 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 2007 was 30.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.93
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)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  55.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Mount Carmel compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Mount Carmel (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mount Carmel Branch at 50 West Third Street, branch established on 1920/05/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • FNB Bank, National Association: Mount Carmel Branch at 21 E State Route 61, branch established on 1873/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $387.3 mil, Deposits: $306.1 mil, headquarters in Danville, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • The Union National Bank of Mount Carmel: The Union National Bank Of Mount Car at Third And Oak Streets, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $131.5 mil, Deposits: $117.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Unb Corp
  • Susquehanna Bank: Mount Carmel Branch at 109 North Oak Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Mount Carmel travel time to work - commute Mount Carmel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Carmel borough (based on Northumberland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here: 60.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ The Wesleyan Church
Adherents36.5%19.9%14.5%8.6%8.1%
Congregations7.7%20.5%20.5%14.7%3.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.5%1.5%1.1%1.0%6.5%
Congregations5.8%1.9%1.9%1.3%21.8%
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: 19
Northumberland County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Northumberland County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Northumberland County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northumberland County:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.5%
State:

11.5%
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 1$10,764$129,1680$0
Other Government Administration 1$16,605$199,2600$0
Streets and Highways 3$60,695$242,7800$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,410$40,9200$0
Transit 1$20,205$242,4600$0
Totals for Government 7$111,679$191,4500$0

4.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, PA  0.61% ($31,018 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.44% ($30,552)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.35% ($31,124)


4.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, PA  0.58% ($31,804 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.46% ($34,123)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.30% ($28,236)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Carmel:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WISL (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: BASIC LICENSING, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Carmel:

  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Carmel:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)

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

Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 97
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 227
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 17
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
  • Lat: 40.795278 Lon: -76.386389, Call Sign: WQDB624
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2005, Expiration Date: 07/15/2015, Certifier: Wendy Lenig
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Carmel)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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: 5395Q , Serial Number: 15073295, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1972
    Registrant (Individual): John C Owens, 33 S Poplar St, Mount Carmel, PA 17851

Most common first names in Mount Carmel, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John31173.4 years
Joseph28772.3 years
Mary28080.0 years
Anna18980.8 years
Helen17178.1 years
Edward11573.1 years
Frank10473.9 years
William9870.9 years
Michael9772.4 years
Anthony9673.8 years
Most common last names in Mount Carmel, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3578.3 years
Smith3376.8 years
Miller2468.7 years
Chesney1975.4 years
Bridy1678.1 years
Augustine1577.3 years
Davis1580.7 years
Long1572.3 years
Olshefski1476.5 years
Lucas1474.7 years
Businesses in Mount Carmel, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger2
CVS1True Value1
FedEx1

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  • #9 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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