For population 25 years and over in New Philadelphia:
For population 15 years and over in New Philadelphia borough:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,000 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (28.1 miles , pop. 81,207).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (71.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Middleport borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Port Carbon borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Palo Alto borough, PA (1.9 miles ), St. Clair borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Mechanicsville borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Orwigsburg borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Tuscarora, PA (2.1 miles ), Mount Carbon, PA (2.2 miles) .
Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 76.12 W
Area code: 570
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in New Philadelphia (2010):
Population change in the 1990s: -135 (-10.5%).
Work and jobs in New Philadelphia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Philadelphia-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the New Philadelphia borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 23.0 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Philadelphia-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 76% 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 27.3 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 27.8 miles away from New Philadelphia 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 53.6 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 40.4 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 89.6 miles away from New Philadelphia 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 96.6 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 Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ed Berrang - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near New Philadelphia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Philadelphia:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.222. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.41. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in New Philadelphia and their reported violations in the past:BLYTHE TWP MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY (Population served: 8300, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.4%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
New Philadelphia compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in New Philadelphia (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for New Philadelphia (based on Schuylkill County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New Philadelphia government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,458 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,732 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in New Philadelphia:
Strongest FM radio stations in New Philadelphia:
TV broadcast stations around New Philadelphia:
New Philadelphia fatal accident list:
Jan 29, 1999 00:15 AM, Us-209, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 26, 1982 01:99 AM, 00162, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 1, 1978 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Apr 29, 1976 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 771
Total average daily truck traffic: 38
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 967
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.