For population 25 years and over in New Paris:
For population 15 years and over in New Paris borough:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $529 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (74.0 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (185.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Schellsburg borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Pleasantville borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Manns Choice borough, PA (2.8 miles ), St. Clairsville, PA (2.8 miles) , Central City borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Bedford borough, PA (3.1 miles ), New Baltimore, PA (3.3 miles) , Indian Lake borough, PA (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 40.11 N, Longitude: 78.64 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 814
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-4.0%).
Work and jobs in New Paris: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Paris, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Paris-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the New Paris borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.3 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Paris-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bedford County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near New Paris:
Operable nuclear power plant near New Paris:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Paris:
Public high school in New Paris:
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Public elementary/middle schools in New Paris:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.2%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
New Paris compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for New Paris (based on Bedford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New Paris government finances in 2002:
3.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,926 average adjusted gross income)
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:
3.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,725 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in New Paris:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 256
Total average daily truck traffic: 22
Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic: 354
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.