Mountainhome, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,182. Population change since 2000: +1.1%
Males: 667  (56.4%)
Females: 515  (43.6%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18323, 18325, 18326, 18342.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,004 (it was $40,357 in 2000)
Mountainhome:

$60,004
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,204 (it was $20,580 in 2000)

Mountainhome CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $148,977 (it was $114,400 in 2000)
Mountainhome:

$148,977
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: $1,101.

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  • Races in Mountainhome, PA (2010)

    Mountainhome races chart
    • 1,06490.0%White alone
    • 574.8%Hispanic
    • 272.3%Black alone
    • 211.8%Two or more races
    • 90.8%Asian alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mountainhome: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), Irish (25.2%), Italian (11.4%), English (5.2%), Polish (3.8%), Greek (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1169 feet

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 626 people per square mile   (low).

Mountainhome,PA real estate house value index trend

Mountainhome, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Mountainhome:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountainhome CDP:

  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

49 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This place:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mountainhome, Pennsylvania as of February 07, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Mountainhome to the number of sex offenders is 1,182 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 2013: $2,967 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,358 (2.9%)

Mountainhome satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (26.3 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (64.3 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (73.2 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Mount Pocono borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Penn Estates, PA (3.2 miles ), Emerald Lakes, PA (3.2 miles ), Pocono Springs, PA (3.2 miles ), Gouldsboro, PA (3.3 miles ), Pocono Pines, PA (3.3 miles ), Saw Creek, PA (3.5 miles ), Big Bass Lake, PA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.18 N, Longitude: 75.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Mountainhome household income distribution Mountainhome home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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

Average climate in Mountainhome, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mountainhome-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Mountainhome place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 tornado 14.4 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountainhome-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 197.7 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 71.2 miles away from Mountainhome 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 242.0 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 267.2 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 70.5 miles away from Mountainhome 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 40.4 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).
Mountainhome topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mountainhome:

  • VNA HOSPICE OF MONROE COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • EXTENDED HM CARE SERV (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE EAST STROUDSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • POCONO MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-STROUD (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • STROUD MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountainhome:

  • 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 27 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 28 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,402)
  • Centenary College (about 33 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • King's College (about 33 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 33 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
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Notable location: Barrett Township Fire Company Station 22 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Goose Pond Run (A), Rattlesnake Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.5. This is about average.

City:

81.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.563. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.563
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.92
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.0%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Mountainhome compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Mountainhome (2011 data):

  • First Keystone Community Bank: Route 390 And Price Branch at Route 390 And Price Drive, branch established on 2000/11/30. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $826.0 mil, Deposits: $627.9 mil, headquarters in Berwick, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: First Keystone Corporation
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Mountainhome Branch at Route 390, branch established on 1996/12/23. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (47%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mountainhome CDP (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%

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 Mountainhome:

  • 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.)
  • WILT (960 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT POCONO, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountainhome:

  • 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)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBYH (89.1 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: 4 RIVERS COMMUNICATIONS B/G COMPANY)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mountainhome:

  • 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.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWPS-LP (Channel 8; HAWLEY, ETC., PA; Owner: ROBERT G. NEUHAUS)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 12300 West Of Intersection Of State Rtes 191 And 390 (Lat: 41.163417 Lon: -75.318806), Call Sign: KNKA326
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2005, Expiration Date: 05/15/2015
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER L-21B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1022Y , Serial Number: 54-2521
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Alvin L Austin, Po Box 256, Mountainhome, PA 18342, Other Owners: Paul A Asure, Edgar J Smith
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8791E , Serial Number: 32-7600012, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark A Reisenwitz, Po Box 118, Mountainhome, PA 18342, Other Owners: Gretchen A Reisenwitz

Businesses in Mountainhome, PA

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