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Population in 2012: 10,419 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 

Males: 4,955  (47.6%)
Females: 5,464  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  42.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18634.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,598 (it was $26,169 in 2000)
Nanticoke:

$35,598
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,198

Nanticoke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,654 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Nanticoke:

$89,654
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,108; Detached houses: $96,761; Townhouses or other attached units: $65,917; In 2-unit structures: $83,517; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $99,166; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $56,660

Median gross rent in 2012: $576.

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  • White alone - 9,808 (93.8%)
  • Hispanic - 225 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 210 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 131 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 76 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nanticoke: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Polish (30.7%), German (15.5%), Irish (8.0%), Italian (6.6%), English (5.1%), Welsh (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1926

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 3.51 square miles.

Population density: 2,971 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Nanticoke:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nanticoke city:

  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

263 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe).

This city:  2.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Nanticoke to the number of sex offenders is 1,737 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,434 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,245 (1.4%)

Nanticoke satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (22.6 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (94.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sheatown, PA (1.0 miles ), West Nanticoke, PA (1.3 miles ), Warrior Run borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Wanamie, PA (1.6 miles ), Nuangola borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Sugar Notch borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Plymouth borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Glen Lyon, PA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $48,700
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $211,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 76.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,155 (-11.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 980 (22.8%)

Area code: 570

Nanticoke household income distribution Nanticoke home values distribution

Property values in Nanticoke, PA


 

Crime rates in Nanticoke by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.09.50.00.00.09.90.00.00.0
Rapes 0155445675933
per 100,000 0.09.145.446.837.938.148.158.568.649.488.428.628.6
Robberies 710931096797111512
per 100,000 60.091.281.828.194.685.857.768.288.269.2108.0142.9114.6
Assaults 15518182226326061381512
per 100,000 8.645.645.4168.4170.3209.7250.2311.9587.9602.6373.2142.9114.6
Burglaries 18504458448411999821381109199
per 100,000 154.3456.2399.9542.8416.4800.71145.2964.8803.51363.41080.2866.8945.3
Thefts 222169225262218241307270277312293257252
per 100,000 1903.01542.02044.72451.82062.82297.22954.52631.32714.43082.42877.32448.12406.2
Auto thefts 17121415152016222820221615
per 100,000 145.7109.5127.2140.4141.9190.6154.0214.4274.4197.6216.0152.4143.2
Arson 6505252233246
per 100,000 51.445.60.046.818.947.719.219.529.429.619.638.157.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 126.1155.8202.4241.7229.9298.8337.3340.5411.0463.6411.0282.5270.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,790 (-14.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Nanticoke-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Nanticoke city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 36.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nanticoke-area historical earthquake activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 92% 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 60.2 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 60.4 miles away from Nanticoke 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 62.2 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 74.1 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 91.2 miles away from Nanticoke center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Luzerne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nanticoke topographic map

Birthplace of: Nick Adams (actor) - Actor, Paul E. Kanjorski - Politician, John S. Fine - Politician, Pete Gray - Baseball player, Frank Piekarski - Judge, Steve Bilko - Baseball player, George Hasay - Politician, Guy Kistler - Politician, Harry Thompson (baseball) - Baseball player, Johnny Grodzicki - Baseball player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers in Nanticoke:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NANTICOKE (Dialysis Facility, 450 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • MERCY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 128 WEST WASHINGTON STREET)
  • MERCY SPECIAL CARE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 128 WEST WASHINGTON STREET)
  • BIRCHWOOD NSG CNTR LTD (Nursing Home, 395 EAST MIDDLE RD)
  • BIRCHWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 395 EAST MIDDLE ROAD)
  • GUARDIAN ELDER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 147 OLD NEWPORT STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Nanticoke, PA

Operable nuclear power plants near Nanticoke:

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

College/University in Nanticoke:

  • Luzerne County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,717; Location: 1333 South Prospect Street; Public; Website: www.luzerne.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Nanticoke:

  • Wilkes University (about 7 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,593)
  • King's College (about 8 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • University of Scranton (about 23 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 4,839)
  • Marywood University (about 25 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 43 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 46 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)

Public high schools in Nanticoke:

See full list of schools located in Nanticoke, School District: GREATER NANTICOKE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Nanticoke:

  • MILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $272,188; Location: 495 EAST MAIN ST; 45,922 books; 2,194 e-books; 735 audio materials; 1,187 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Nanticoke: Glen Lyon Station (A), Nanticoke Fire Department Mowery Hose Company 3 (B), Nanticoke Fire Department Lape Hose Company 2 (C), Hanover Fire Company 4 (D), Honey Pot Volunteer Active Fire Company (E), Nanticoke Community Ambulance Service (F), Nanticoke Fire Department Pioneer Hook and Ladder Volunteer Fire Company (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Newport Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Luzerne 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)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.8. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.331. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.331
U.S.:

0.360
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

10.5
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 13.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.0
U.S.:

12.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.4%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 6.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Nanticoke, PA

People in group quarters in Nanticoke in 2010:

  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Nanticoke in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Nanticoke compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Nanticoke, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Nanticoke (2011 data):

  • First National Community Bank: Nanticoke Branch at 194 South Market Street, branch established on 2002/04/15. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $1,105.2 mil, Deposits: $957.5 mil, headquarters in Dunmore, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First National Community Bancorp Inc
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Nanticoke Branch at 35 East Main Street, branch established on 1904/07/21. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Nanticoke Branch at 600 South Market Street, branch established on 1977/01/24. 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
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Nanticoke Branch at 75 North Market Street, branch established on 1952/08/25. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Nanticoke travel time to work - commute


Nanticoke mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nanticoke city (based on Luzerne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents69.0%10.2%5.1%2.3%2.0%
Congregations29.8%19.3%7.2%6.9%5.2%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.8%1.2%1.2%0.8%6.4%
Congregations1.7%3.3%2.8%3.0%20.7%
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: 65
Luzerne County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Here:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Here:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Luzerne County:

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,942$31,7680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$8,108
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,670
Police Protection - Officers 16$58,040$43,5300$0
Police - Other 1$2,001$24,0120$0
Firefighters 12$39,712$39,7120$0
Streets and Highways 10$27,493$32,9920$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$8,248$32,9920$0
Totals for Government 45$143,436$38,2508$9,778


3.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.40% ($33,529 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($30,034)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($31,690)


3.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.35% ($39,731 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($30,057)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($31,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nanticoke:

  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nanticoke:

  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WSFX (89.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WRGN (88.1 FM; SWEET VALLEY, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nanticoke:

  • 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.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W68CE (Channel 68; SHICKSHINNY, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Nanticoke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 60 meters (197ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,492
Total average daily truck traffic: 864
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 23,529

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nanticoke)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Nanticoke, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • NANTICOKE, 1 Market Street (010223) (Lat: 41.207694 Lon: -76.016361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.2 m, Call Sign: WQIJ226
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/25/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • PA0058, 1 Market Street (010223) (Lat: 41.207694 Lon: -76.016361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.2 m, Call Sign: WQMP923
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • 84 S Prospect St (Lat: 41.204500 Lon: -76.000194), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WBX276
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.875 MHz, 951.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/1986, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014
    Registrant: Geos Communications, 54 Wilmar Drive P.O. Box 701, Tunkhannock, PA 18657
  • NANTICOKE, 1.5 Mi Sw Of Rts 29 & 11 (Lat: 41.207556 Lon: -76.036583), Overall height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WLU322
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nanticoke)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12104 , Serial Number: 17261812, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Emil S Jarolen, 152 Old Newport St, Nanticoke, PA 18634, Other Owners: Rita Marie Jarolen



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED25$83,60024$73,87570$77,58627$29,8521$200,0008$50,6251$78,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$90,0000$04$99,2503$18,6670$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$64,3338$66,75059$75,89825$15,2800$04$62,7501$26,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$33,6674$63,25030$84,2333$55,6670$04$72,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$88,6671$10,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2140.00 , 2141.00, 2142.00, 2143.00, 2144.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$100,3750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$31,5001$158,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$95,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2140.00 , 2141.00, 2142.00, 2143.00, 2144.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Nanticoke, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John43573.9 years
Mary38780.4 years
Joseph35672.8 years
Anna29381.7 years
Helen27880.2 years
Stanley22173.5 years
Frank18574.5 years
Edward18271.6 years
William13372.8 years
Michael11371.2 years
Most common last names in Nanticoke, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5877.1 years
Smith5072.8 years
Thomas4378.5 years
Novak3875.7 years
Davis3273.1 years
Williams3074.4 years
Lewis2872.7 years
Baker2772.7 years
Evans2472.1 years
Gorski2274.7 years
Businesses in Nanticoke, PA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Kroger1
CVS1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1

Nanticoke on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #17 (18634) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #17 (18634) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #62 (18634) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James P. Mulhern (7)
  • James Patrick Mulhern (4)
  • Joseph Bobbin (4)
  • Ian Klish (3)
  • Matthew Cackowski (1)
  • Ronald A. Zaykoski (1)
  • James Mulhern (1)
  • Ivan Davidowitz (1)

Total of 22 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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