Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 3,077 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.2%
 
Males: 1,468  (47.7%)
Females: 1,609  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18344, 18346.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,951 (it was $40,224 in 2000)
Mount Pocono:

$45,951
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,023 (it was $19,068 in 2000)

Mount Pocono borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $165,827 (it was $123,100 in 2000)
Mount Pocono:

$165,827
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $199,632; Detached houses: $209,917; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,889; In 2-unit structures: $178,490; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,426; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,263; Mobile homes: $34,406

Median gross rent in 2013: $937.

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  • Races in Mount Pocono, PA (2013)

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    • 1,89961.0%White alone
    • 69022.2%Hispanic
    • 33810.9%Black alone
    • 1444.6%Asian alone
    • 802.6%American Indian alone
    • 210.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mount Pocono: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.1%), Italian (16.6%), Irish (15.5%), Polish (9.1%), English (2.6%), Slovak (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1927

Elevation: 1860 feet

Land area: 3.46 square miles.

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

Mount Pocono,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Pocono:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Pocono borough:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

436 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 2.9% Europe).

This borough:

14.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,215 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,130 (2.1%)

Mount Pocono satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (25.5 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (67.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (76.4 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Emerald Lakes, PA (2.0 miles ), Pocono Pines, PA (2.3 miles ), Mountainhome, PA (2.5 miles ), Penn Estates, PA (3.0 miles ), Sun Valley, PA (3.1 miles ), Gouldsboro, PA (3.1 miles ), Sierra View, PA (3.1 miles ), Big Bass Lake, PA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.12 N, Longitude: 75.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,214 (+39.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 381 (22.6%)

Area code: 570

Mount Pocono household income distribution Mount Pocono home values distribution

Mount Pocono tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +922 (+50.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Mount Pocono-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Mount Pocono borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 18.2 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Pocono-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 202.5 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 65.3 miles away from Mount Pocono 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 247.1 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 262.9 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 64.7 miles away from Mount Pocono 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 38.1 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 Monroe County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Pocono topographic map

Birthplace of: Joseph Battisto - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Pocono:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • EXTENDED HM CARE SERV (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • VNA HOSPICE OF MONROE COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE EAST STROUDSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • LAUREL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • POCONO MEDICAL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)

Airports and heliports located in Mount Pocono:

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

  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 14 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,195)
  • University of Scranton (about 26 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 26 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • King's College (about 29 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 29 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Lafayette College (about 31 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 32 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is also an Episcopal church in Mount Pocono - Trinity Episcopal Church, Trinity Hill Road, Mount Pocono 570-839-9376 trinity mtpocono.org

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Notable locations in Mount Pocono: Mount Pocono Overlook (A), Mount Pocono Golf Course (B), Pocono Mountain Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Mount Pocono: Saint Marys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Fairview Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Garden Motel (546 Pocono Boulevard), Comfort Inn & Suites (800 Route 940), Holiday Inn Express (546 Pocono Boulevard), Holiday Inn Express MT Pocono (546 Pocono Boulevard).

Monroe 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 82.9. This is about average.

City:

82.9
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.617. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.617
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.51
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.3% for Black residents, 10.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  64.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.3%
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: 0.4% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Mount Pocono in 2000:

  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Mount Pocono (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Mount Pocono Wal-Mart Branch at 500 Route 940, branch established on 2007/04/07. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Penn Security Bank and Trust Company: Mount Pocono Branch at 406 Pocono Boulevard, branch established on 1987/10/03. Info updated 2009/05/19: Bank assets: $921.0 mil, Deposits: $720.5 mil, headquarters in Scranton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Penseco Financial Services Corporation
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Mount Pocono Branch at 99 Sr 940, branch established on 1995/11/01. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • ESSA Bank & Trust: Mount Pocono Branch at 601 Route 940, Suite 23, branch established on 1988/01/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,096.8 mil, Deposits: $646.8 mil, headquarters in Stroudsburg, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • Citizens Savings Bank: Mount Pocono Branch at 45 Pocono Blvd, branch established on 2003/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $329.7 mil, Deposits: $279.6 mil, headquarters in Clarks Summit, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mount Pocono Branch at 601 Route 940 ,suite # 33, branch established on 1990/06/30. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Mount Pocono Branch at 402 Pocono Boulevard, branch established on 1958/08/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Pocono borough (based on Monroe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,65010
Evangelical Protestant15,36349
Mainline Protestant15,12846
Other3,43714
Orthodox5803
None93,684-
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: 29
Monroe County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Monroe County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Monroe County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Here:

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Pocono:

52.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Mount Pocono:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mount Pocono:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Pocono:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Mount Pocono:

59.3%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

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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 2$339,109$2,034,6540$0
Other Government Administration 8$620$9301$0
Streets and Highways 4$622,870$1,868,6100$0
Totals for Government 14$962,599$825,0851$0

Mount Pocono government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $210,000 ($68.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $461,000 ($149.82)
    Regular Highways: $232,000 ($75.40)
    Central Staff Services: $132,000 ($42.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000 ($40.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($12.67)
    Libraries: $33,000 ($10.72)
    Housing & Community Development: $33,000 ($10.72)
    Fire Protection: $32,000 ($10.40)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($6.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($5.52)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($5.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $6,000 ($1.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $14,000 ($4.55)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $177,000 ($57.52)

Mount Pocono government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $80,000 ($26.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $55,000 ($17.87)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($4.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $46,000 ($14.95)
    All Other: $38,000 ($12.35)
    General Support: $5,000 ($1.62)
  • Tax - Property: $608,000 ($197.60)
    Individual Income: $309,000 ($100.42)
    NEC: $77,000 ($25.02)

Mount Pocono government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $130,000 ($42.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $91,000 ($29.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $39,000 ($12.67)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($1.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $122,000 ($39.65)

5.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($281 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Northampton County, PA  0.45% ($40,115 average AGI)
from Kings County, NY  0.32% ($53,566)
from Pike County, PA  0.29% ($27,328)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northampton County, PA  0.51% ($41,886 average AGI)
to Carbon County, PA  0.25% ($32,936)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.23% ($26,945)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Pocono:

  • WILT (960 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT POCONO, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Pocono:

  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Pocono:

  • 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.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W24BB (Channel 24; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
Mount Pocono fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Mount Pocono fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 7,524Total average daily traffic
  • 563Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,777Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Pocono)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 21 Industrial Park Dr (Lat: 41.127139 Lon: -75.386194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WPUS204
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.300 MHz, 466.600 MHz, 467.050 MHz, 468.362 MHz, 468.462 MHzGrant Date: 06/08/2012, Expiration Date: 04/22/2022, Certifier: John SantarelliRegistrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017-2127, Phone: (610) 865-3811, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:
  • Monr03, 3 Miles Northeast Of (Lat: 41.163694 Lon: -75.319083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPXJ750
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.550 MHz, 853.337 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/17/2023, Certifier: Donald R Appleby JrRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Bretz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • 410 Pocono Blvd (Lat: 41.126694 Lon: -75.360139), Call Sign: WQIM831
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)Grant Date: 03/21/2008, Expiration Date: 03/21/2018, Certifier: Brian E CoombsRegistrant: Panasonic System Solutions Company, 1707 N. Randall Rd, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:
  • Lat: 41.131472 Lon: -75.364917, Call Sign: WQMQ830
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/2010, Expiration Date: 10/25/2020, Certifier: Jeff W WoehrleRegistrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017-2127, Phone: (610) 865-3811, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 5 Mi Nne (Lat: 41.194806 Lon: -75.333222), Overall height: 65.5 m, Call Sign: WNTM440
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.818 MHz, 952.818 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/1992, Expiration Date: 02/25/1997, Cancellation Date: 01/19/1995Registrant: Phone: (919) 545-2223
  • Country Pl Dr S Lot 231 (Lat: 41.205083 Lon: -75.372944), Structure height: 21.9 m, Overall height: 28.3 m, Call Sign: WNTY649
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.743 MHz, 928.743 MHzGrant Date: 04/25/1995, Expiration Date: 04/25/2000, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2000Registrant: Phone: (717) 531-3370
  • MONR03, 3 Miles Northeast Of (Lat: 41.163694 Lon: -75.319083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPSS663
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2011, Expiration Date: 07/25/2021, Certifier: Donald R Appleby JrRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Bretz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • MOUNT POCONO, Country Pi Dr S Lot 231 (Lat: 41.205000 Lon: -75.373056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.9 m, Overall height: 24.5 m, Call Sign: WPST616, Licensee ID: L00005779
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.743 MHz, 952.743 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: Lee H ReedyRegistrant: Pennsylvania-American Water Company
  • STATION, State Police Station Rt 611 3 Mi S Of (Lat: 41.079806 Lon: -75.327389), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WBM379
    Assigned Frequencies: 2149.20 MHzGrant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 12/06/2020, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2012Registrant: State Police Technical Support Division, 7820 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112-3763, Phone: (717) 540-5020, Fax: (717) 540-5030, Email:
  • Wpcn(Am) Studio (Lat: 41.117861 Lon: -75.378222), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WGW990, Licensee ID: L00892630
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.000 MHzGrant Date: 11/30/1981, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2014Registrant: Nassau Broadcasting Ii, L.L.C. Debtor-In-Possession, 619 Alexander Rd, 3rd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540-6003

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport (Lat: 41.140361 Lon: -75.386583), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KAZ5
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2003, Expiration Date: 11/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2009Registrant: Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport Authority, 2780 Memorial Drive, Tobyhanna, PA 18466, Phone: (570) 839-6080, Fax: (570) 839-1659, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 165FC , Serial Number: 15064575, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Pocono Mountains Flying Club Inc, 229 Rock Ridge Rd, Mount Pocono, PA 18344
  • Aircraft: JACKSON MICHAEL D ONEX (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROVEE 2.1 (80 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 169XE , Serial Number: ONX0169, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Jackson, 212 Rock Ridge Rd, Mount Pocono, PA 18344
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22092 , Serial Number: 15068059, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Pocono Mountains Flying Club Inc, 229 Rock Ridge Rd, Mount Pocono, PA 18344
  • Aircraft: JACKSON MICHAEL D XENOS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42XE , Serial Number: X0042, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Jackson, 212 Rock Ridge Rd, Mount Pocono, PA 18344
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5906A , Serial Number: 28506, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Charles F Stenlake, 505 Woodland Rd, Mount Pocono, PA 18344

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

MOUNT POCONO CAMPGROUND (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-19-2007 to SEP-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-20-2007 to SEP-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-15-2012 and JUN-15-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-23-2013 to SEP-19-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
PIONEER DINER (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2010), St Site Visit (enforcement) (DEC-22-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2009), St Civil Case under development (NOV-22-2010), St Other (NOV-22-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-23-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VILLA OF OUR LADY RETREAT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-22-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-09-2014 and JUL-09-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Pocono that have no violations reported:

  • MOUNT POCONO TRAVELODGE (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 3189 Rt 940, Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania 18344 , Phone: (570) 839-9282, Fax: (570) 839-3820
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 546 Pocono Blvd, Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania 18344 , Phone: (570) 839-3600, Fax: (570) 839-1410
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Mount Pocono, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2875.3 years
William2274.7 years
Joseph2171.6 years
Mary1881.7 years
James1275.3 years
Robert1267.7 years
Charles1179.5 years
George1081.3 years
Michael1074.6 years
Margaret1075.8 years
Most common last names in Mount Pocono, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nauman1073.2 years
Smith977.2 years
Desanto782.4 years
Walker669.7 years
Williams573.4 years
Davis581.4 years
Bisbing476.2 years
Keiper466.0 years
Mader484.5 years
Martens473.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
Businesses in Mount Pocono, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1New Balance1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts1Super 81
FedEx3True Value1
KFC1UPS3
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Mount Pocono compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Mount Pocono on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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