North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 660.
Population change since 2000: -5.3%
Males: 307  (46.6%)
Females: 353  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

62.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16866.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,371 (it was $29,940 in 2000)
North Philipsburg:

$49,371
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,643 (it was $13,984 in 2000)

North Philipsburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,303 (it was $62,200 in 2000)
North Philipsburg:

$125,303
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $142,109; detached houses: $141,819

Median gross rent in 2019: $716.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Philipsburg: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.3%

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Ancestries: American (26.4%), German (21.6%), Hungarian (13.2%), English (5.1%), European (3.7%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 895 people per square mile   (low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,289 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,159 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (98.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (173.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Philipsburg borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Hawk Run, PA (1.1 miles ),
South Philipsburg borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Chester Hill borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Morrisdale, PA (1.7 miles ),
West Decatur, PA (2.0 miles ),
Blue Ball, PA (2.0 miles ),
Osceola Mills borough, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 78.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Distribution of median household income in North Philipsburg, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in North Philipsburg, PA in 2019

Property values in North Philipsburg, PA

North Philipsburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in North Philipsburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.3%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.8%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
Most common occupations in North Philipsburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Bus drivers (7.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (8.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bus drivers (11.6%)
  • Registered nurses (10.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)

Average climate in North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania average temperatures North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania average precipitation North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania humidity North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania wind speed North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania snowfall North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania sunshine North Philipsburg, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.31
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.105. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.105
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

North Philipsburg-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the North Philipsburg place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 47.0 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

North Philipsburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 207.9 miles away from North Philipsburg center
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) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 160.8 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 120.8 miles away from North Philipsburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 288.6 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 122.4 miles away from North Philipsburg 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 Centre County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Philipsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Philipsburg:

  • KIDNEY CARE SERVICES OF PHILIPSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • MOUNTAIN LAUREL NRC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD COMMUNITY NURSES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HHS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HM HLTH SRVCS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • DAVITA - CLEARFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)

Amtrak station near North Philipsburg:

  • 17 miles: TYRONE (10TH & LOGAN AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Philipsburg:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 20 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 20 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 28 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Saint Francis University (about 36 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Lock Haven University (about 43 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 54 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 56 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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Centre County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

53.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
117 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in North Philipsburg:

Marital status in North Philipsburg, PA
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 32.1%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in North Philipsburg:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - North Philipsburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Philipsburg, PA (based on Centre County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant23,99792
Catholic19,2038
Evangelical Protestant11,66478
Other2,51011
Orthodox2292
Black Protestant1711
None96,216-
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: 20
Centre County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Centre County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Centre County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Centre County:

6.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Centre County:

7.0%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Centre County:

27.1%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Philipsburg:

48.0%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
North Philipsburg:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
North Philipsburg:

18.7%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
North Philipsburg:

8.3%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Philipsburg, PA Residents

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($359 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clearfield County, PA  0.37% ($37,809 average AGI)
from Clinton County, PA  0.24% ($59,300)
from Blair County, PA  0.21% ($44,647)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($616 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.11%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clearfield County, PA  0.33% ($35,067 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.26% ($45,447)
to Clinton County, PA  0.21% ($38,210)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Philipsburg:

  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WCPA (900 AM; 3 kW; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Philipsburg:

  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WZWW (95.3 FM; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around North Philipsburg:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHVL-LP (Channel 29; STATE COLLEGE, ETC., PA; Owner: CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W59AI (Channel 59; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)

North Philipsburg fatal accident list:

Jan 26, 2002 01:15 AM, Sr-504, Lat: 40.903750, Lon: -78.207986, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.6mTotal length
  • 6,229Total average daily traffic
  • 384Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,693Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$54,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Philipsburg, PA
  • 67.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.8%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Other fuel
  • 4.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Philipsburg, PA
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 36.3%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


North Philipsburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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