Newton Hamilton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 205 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.6%
Males: 108  (53.1%)
Females: 97  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  52.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17075.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,237 (it was $30,357 in 2000)
Newton Hamilton:

$21,237
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,757 (it was $11,584 in 2000)

Newton Hamilton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,035 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Newton Hamilton:

$54,035
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $121,484; Detached houses: $131,464; Townhouses or other attached units: $66,417; In 2-unit structures: $57,797; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $105,594; Mobile homes: $54,822

Median gross rent in 2013: $672.

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  • Races in Newton Hamilton, PA (2010)

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    • 19896.6%White alone
    • 52.4%Hispanic
    • 21.0%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Newton Hamilton: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (52.1%), Irish (12.2%), United States (10.1%), English (3.7%), Greek (3.7%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/12/1843

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,224 people per square mile   (low).

Newton Hamilton, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Newton Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton Hamilton borough:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $959 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,032 (2.0%)

Newton Hamilton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (70.4 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (99.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (144.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Kistler borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Mount Union borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Cedar Crest, PA (1.6 miles) , Atkinson Mills, PA (2.1 miles) , Mapleton borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Mill Creek borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Shirleysburg, PA (2.6 miles) , McVeytown borough, PA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 77.84 W

Newton Hamilton household income distribution Newton Hamilton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (31%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (38%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (32%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Newton Hamilton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newton Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Newton Hamilton borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/20/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newton Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 153.8 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 94.9 miles away from Newton Hamilton center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 304.4 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 96.5 miles away from Newton Hamilton center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.1 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 Mifflin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newton Hamilton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Newton Hamilton:

  • US RENAL CARE HUNTINGDON (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • J C BLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • WESTMINSTER WOODS AT HUNTINGDO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • MALTA HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRANVILLE, PA)

Amtrak stations near Newton Hamilton:

  • 12 miles: HUNTINGDON (402 ALLEGHENY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 20 miles: LEWISTON (LEWISTOWN, HELEN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newton Hamilton:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 29 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 45,483)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 31 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 32 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Dickinson College (about 37 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Saint Francis University (about 43 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Messiah College (about 48 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)

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Notable location: Newton Wayne Volunteer Fire Company Station 26 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Mifflin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 53.1%
(47.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  69.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Newton Hamilton travel time to work - commute Newton Hamilton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Newton Hamilton borough (based on Mifflin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,01067
Mainline Protestant9,88845
Catholic1,1901
Black Protestant731
Other11
None24,520-
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: 17
Mifflin County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Mifflin County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Mifflin County:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.7%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newton Hamilton:

48.5%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Newton Hamilton:

25.9%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Newton Hamilton:

23.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Newton Hamilton:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

47.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

46.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newton Hamilton, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$183
Water Supply 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 3$383

Newton Hamilton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($34.15)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($190.24)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($29.27)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($14.63)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($9.76)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($9.76)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($9.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.88)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($107.32)

Newton Hamilton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($24.39)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($219.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($24.39)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $13,000 ($63.41)
    Property: $8,000 ($39.02)
    NEC: $2,000 ($9.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $97,000 ($473.17)

3.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.06%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Juniata County, PA  0.36% ($22,677 average AGI)
from Huntingdon County, PA  0.35% ($28,794)
from Centre County, PA  0.30% ($36,593)


2.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.93%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Juniata County, PA  0.31% ($27,250 average AGI)
to Huntingdon County, PA  0.25% ($31,978)
to Centre County, PA  0.18% ($32,576)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newton Hamilton:

  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newton Hamilton:

  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • 468Total average daily traffic
  • 37Total average daily truck traffic
  • 578Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • HBD DED, Hbd Ded Rr Mp Pt186.6, 250 Ft W Of Ferguson Valley Rd (Lat: 40.398167 Lon: -77.826667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KNNL456
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHzGrant Date: 11/30/2010, Expiration Date: 02/22/2021, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

Most common first names in Newton Hamilton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles577.6 years
Lorma485.0 years
Paul470.5 years
Esther385.0 years
Edward370.4 years
Ralph383.3 years
William371.7 years
Evelyn275.5 years
Chester268.5 years
Anna285.9 years
Most common last names in Newton Hamilton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lane769.8 years
Miller574.6 years
Clemens374.7 years
Kerr372.3 years
Knable368.3 years
Sunderland373.4 years
Gartland274.1 years
Hayes277.0 years
Bard289.9 years
Barrick269.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Coal or coke (7%)

Newton Hamilton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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