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Population in 2012: 205 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.6%
Males: 107  (52.2%)
Females: 98  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17075.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,198 (it was $30,357 in 2000)
Newton Hamilton:

$24,198
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,063

Newton Hamilton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,355 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Newton Hamilton:

$51,355
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,288; Detached houses: $74,851; Townhouses or other attached units: $42,025; Mobile homes: $44,749

Median gross rent in 2012: $689.

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  • White alone - 198 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.0%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newton Hamilton: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (55.2%), United States (12.7%), Irish (9.4%), English (2.8%), French (2.2%), Italian (1.7%).

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).

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For population 25 years and over in Newton Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton Hamilton borough:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (1.3%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-5.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (21%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Newton Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% 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 94.9 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 96.5 miles away from Newton Hamilton center
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 28.8 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 85.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Newton Hamilton:

  • US RENAL CARE HUNTINGDON (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • J C BLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • WESTMINSTER WOODS AT HUNTINGDO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HUNTINGDON, 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: 43,065)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 32 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,924)
  • Dickinson College (about 37 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Messiah College (about 48 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Gettysburg College (about 50 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,517)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 51 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)

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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 2012: 34.6%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newton Hamilton, PA

Newton Hamilton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income 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 above 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Coal or coke (7%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.76%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOld Order Amish
Adherents28.5%16.1%8.2%8.1%6.6%
Congregations24.8%8.3%8.3%0.9%18.3%
NameChurch of the BrethrenMennonite Church USAConservative Mennonite ConferenceChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents5.6%4.7%3.2%2.3%16.9%
Congregations5.5%4.6%1.8%6.4%21.1%
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: 17
This county:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Mifflin County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mifflin County:

11.0%
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

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)

3.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
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 Huntingdon County, PA  0.40% ($27,754 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.32% ($35,418)
from Juniata County, PA  0.29% ($25,098)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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:
to Huntingdon County, PA  0.49% ($24,744 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.34% ($30,700)
to Juniata County, PA  0.30% ($30,547)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total average daily traffic: 480
Total average daily truck traffic: 38
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 577


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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2010, Expiration Date: 02/22/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: 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
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