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Population in 2012: 3,317 (55% urban, 45% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 

Males: 1,675  (50.5%)
Females: 1,642  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18240.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,447 (it was $35,902 in 2000)
Nesquehoning:

$39,447
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,185

Nesquehoning borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,977 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Nesquehoning:

$101,977
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,303; Detached houses: $130,394; Townhouses or other attached units: $67,068; In 2-unit structures: $47,471; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,931; Mobile homes: $7,595

Median gross rent in 2012: $676.

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  • White alone - 3,191 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 80 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 39 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.09%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nesquehoning: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (16.1%), German (16.0%), Irish (15.7%), Slovak (11.3%), Polish (4.3%), Welsh (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 21.2 square miles.

Population density: 157 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Nesquehoning:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 20.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nesquehoning borough:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

25 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.7%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Nesquehoning to the number of sex offenders is 1,106 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: $2,547 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,348 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (25.9 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (70.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Summit Hill borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Lansford borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Jim Thorpe borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Weatherly borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Coaldale borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Beaver Meadows borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Lehighton borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Dry Tavern, PA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 75.82 W

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Nesquehoning by Year
Type 2008 2011 2012
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 021
per 100,000 0.059.529.9
Robberies 212
per 100,000 60.229.859.7
Assaults 1432
per 100,000 421.189.359.7
Burglaries 8103
per 100,000 240.6297.689.6
Thefts 388767
per 100,000 1142.92589.32001.2
Auto thefts 201
per 100,000 60.20.029.9
Arson 100
per 100,000 30.10.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 271.3) 176.6206.9148.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -82 (-2.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Nesquehoning-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Nesquehoning borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 27.1 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nesquehoning-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.9 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 38.6 miles away from Nesquehoning 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 41.8 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 54.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from Nesquehoning center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carbon County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gene Snitsky - Professional wrestler.


Hospitals/medical centers near Nesquehoning:

  • REDCO GROUP/SUMMIT HILL,THE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SUMMIT HILL, PA)
  • MAHONING VALLEY NURSING AND RE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • WEATHERWOOD NURSING HOME AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEATHERLY, PA)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nesquehoning:

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 19 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,422)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 24 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 26 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Wilkes University (about 27 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • King's College (about 27 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 30 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)

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Notable locations in Nesquehoning: Hauto Station (A), Nesquehoning Hose Company 1 (B), New Columbus Fire Company (C), Hauto Volunteer Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Bear Creek Reservoir (A), Broad Run Reservoir (B), Hauto Dam (C), Hughes Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jeans Run (A), Nesquehoning Creek (B), Grassy Meadow Run (C), Dennison Run (D), Deep Run (E), Broad Run (F), Bear Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Carbon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.401
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.72
U.S.:

2.96

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

CARBON COUNTY PRISON (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2003 and JAN-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JAN-27-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-20-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-08-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and APR-04-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-17-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAR-13-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-04-2001)
IZIOS PIZZA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • LAKE HAUTO CLUB WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.9%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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:  58.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.7%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Nesquehoning, PA

159 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Nesquehoning in 2000:

  • 137 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Nesquehoning compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Nesquehoning (2011 data):

  • The Jim Thorpe National Bank: Nesquehoning Branch at 301 West Catawissa Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2009/01/30: Bank assets: $161.4 mil, Deposits: $145.0 mil, headquarters in Jim Thorpe, PA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Jtnb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Mauch Chunk Trust Company: Redner's Market Branch at 184 Market Street, branch established on 1997/01/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $312.6 mil, Deposits: $236.8 mil, headquarters in Jim Thorpe, PA, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Mauch Chunk Trust Financial Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Nesquehoning travel time to work - commute


Nesquehoning mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (70%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nesquehoning borough (based on Carbon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.53%
Here63.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents53.1%23.4%12.4%4.1%2.1%
Congregations24.7%24.7%18.3%10.8%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.0%0.7%0.7%
Congregations3.2%2.2%1.1%2.2%9.7%
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: 13
Carbon County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Carbon County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Carbon County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

29.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
State:

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 1$2,066$24,7920$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,317$15,80411$2,641
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,027$48,08111$5,891
Streets and Highways 3$5,849$23,3961$221
Solid Waste Management 3$7,760$31,0400$0
Sewerage 2$7,844$47,0640$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$111
Totals for Government 14$40,863$35,02524$8,864

Nesquehoning government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($18.39)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($9.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($7.84)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,312,000 ($395.54)
    Regular Highways: $304,000 ($91.65)
    Sewerage: $251,000 ($75.67)
    Police Protection: $248,000 ($74.77)
    Central Staff Services: $171,000 ($51.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000 ($51.25)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($8.14)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($5.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($4.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($3.01)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($1.51)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.90)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $677,000 ($204.10)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($11.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $289,000 ($87.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $22,000 ($6.63)
    General Public Building: $20,000 ($6.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $369,000 ($111.25)

Nesquehoning government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $901,000 ($271.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $124,000 ($37.38)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($28.64)
    All Other: $6,000 ($1.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($6.63)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($2.41)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $83,000 ($25.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($11.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($23.52)
    General Support: $13,000 ($3.92)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.90)
  • Tax - Property: $317,000 ($95.57)
    Individual Income: $212,000 ($63.91)
    NEC: $85,000 ($25.63)

Nesquehoning government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,810,000 ($1450.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,522,000 ($1363.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $288,000 ($86.83)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $179,000 ($53.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $878,000 ($264.70)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $215,000 ($64.82)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lehigh County, PA  1.29% ($31,763 average AGI)
from Northampton County, PA  0.72% ($38,206)
from Monroe County, PA  0.67% ($36,205)


5.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Carbon County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lehigh County, PA  0.86% ($29,123 average AGI)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.72% ($29,281)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.58% ($35,859)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nesquehoning:

  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAZL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nesquehoning:

  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Nesquehoning:

  • 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.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

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

Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 56
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,556
Total average daily truck traffic: 544

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Broad Mountain Off Rt 93 2 Mi N (Lat: 40.895917 Lon: -75.829083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WNXJ930
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2011, Expiration Date: 10/02/2021
    Registrant: Eastern Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Services Council, 4801 Kernsville Road, Orefield, PA 18069, Phone: (610) 820-9212, Fax: (610) 820-5620, Email:
  • Nw Of Jct Of 5th Ave & Ind Park Dr (Lat: 40.868417 Lon: -75.810472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNNU387
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2011, Expiration Date: 05/06/2021, Certifier: Stephen Yurchak
    Registrant: Convergence Communications, LLC, Hazleton, PA 18201, Phone: (570) 579-0249, Fax: (570) 579-0251, Email:
  • Lat: 40.863611 Lon: -75.813056, Call Sign: WQDV835
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.187 MHz, 453.662 MHz, 458.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2005, Expiration Date: 11/10/2015, Certifier: John P Mcardle
    Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 865-3811, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:
  • Well B, Lake Drive (Lat: 40.849722 Lon: -75.895833), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQRH542
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 05/15/2023, Certifier: John Surma
    Registrant: Systems Design Engineering, Inc., 1032 James Drive, Leesport, PA 19533, Phone: (610) 916-8500, Fax: (610) 916-8501, Email:
  • Well F, Lake Drive (Lat: 40.851111 Lon: -75.883611), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQRH543
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 05/15/2023, Certifier: John Surma
    Registrant: Systems Design Engineering, Inc., 1032 James Drive, Leesport, PA 19533, Phone: (610) 916-8500, Fax: (610) 916-8501, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • BROAD MTN, Rt 93 Broad Mtn (Lat: 40.895639 Lon: -75.828917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNTW426
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.62 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2009, Expiration Date: 10/18/2019
    Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 865-3811, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:
  • CARBON 911, Carbon Cty Government Complex Rt 93 (Lat: 40.878139 Lon: -75.780167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNTW428
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.62 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2009, Expiration Date: 10/18/2019
    Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 865-3811, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:
  • CARB03, Off Firelane Road (Lat: 40.895722 Lon: -75.828556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPSS381
    Assigned Frequencies: 6586.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 140, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • NESQUEHONING, 1252 N. Dennison Rd. (Lat: 40.860611 Lon: -75.891917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WQJA931
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/10/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9094K , Serial Number: 28-8690034, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1985
    Registrant (Individual): M Robert Stribula, 10 Little Flower Ave, Nesquehoning, PA 18240



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED27$73,21116$85,90562$85,97815$16,8211$61,3407$122,6710$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$98,2771$36,2400$01$34,8500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$60,9903$46,46726$116,2129$26,8730$01$294,8301$16,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$89,4502$92,70017$112,3811$41,1200$02$215,3750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$49,4900$03$179,5931$94,1000$01$193,7700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$98,9730$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$207,7103$126,623
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$48,0900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$116,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Nesquehoning, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11674.9 years
Mary11479.3 years
Anna8980.7 years
Joseph7172.0 years
Michael6175.3 years
Helen4375.2 years
William3975.9 years
George3374.2 years
Frank3072.3 years
Stephen2771.7 years
Most common last names in Nesquehoning, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kennedy1170.1 years
Gogal1075.7 years
Marouchoc1073.0 years
Coniglio1069.2 years
Thear974.2 years
Kusko973.8 years
Fauzio976.9 years
Stianche974.4 years
Slivka972.9 years
Miller976.4 years
Businesses in Nesquehoning, PA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul1
McDonald's1
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian Bernard Bonner (2)
  • Terry Brian Bono (1)
  • Lori L. Schumann (1)
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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