Northumberland, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 3,672 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 1,786  (48.6%)
Females: 1,886  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17857.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,722 (it was $31,891 in 2000)
Northumberland:

$45,722
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,147 (it was $18,229 in 2000)

Northumberland borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,285 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Northumberland:

$133,285
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $151,244; detached houses: $184,240; townhouses or other attached units: $50,488; in 2-unit structures: $231,838; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,654; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $64,590; mobile homes: $40,946

Median gross rent in 2017: $689.

March 2019 cost of living index in Northumberland: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Northumberland, PA (2010)
    • 3,61795.1%White alone
    • 1002.6%Hispanic
    • 340.9%Black alone
    • 320.8%Two or more races
    • 110.3%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Northumberland, Pennsylvania as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Northumberland is 267 to 1.


Crime rates in Northumberland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(142.2)
3
(85.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.9)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
1
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(27.7)
1
(27.9)
1
(28.4)
5
(143.1)
2
(57.3)
5
(142.7)
1
(26.2)
1
(26.2)
1
(26.5)
3
(79.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.9)
3
(81.4)
3
(82.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(664.1)
25
(696.6)
22
(625.5)
28
(801.1)
32
(916.6)
11
(313.8)
8
(209.6)
8
(209.8)
11
(291.0)
9
(239.7)
10
(267.2)
8
(215.3)
8
(217.0)
6
(164.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(2,075)
79
(2,201)
56
(1,592)
63
(1,803)
69
(1,977)
55
(1,569)
54
(1,415)
58
(1,521)
50
(1,323)
53
(1,411)
48
(1,282)
34
(915.2)
18
(488.2)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(138.4)
2
(55.7)
7
(199.0)
4
(114.4)
2
(57.3)
2
(57.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.2)
3
(79.4)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.7)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)168.2146.8251.4243.2159.3140.776.5135.3127.2112.693.559.272.736.1

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City-data.com crime index in Northumberland, PA

Crime rate in Northumberland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (47.2%), American (14.6%), Pennsylvania German (7.1%), Italian (5.4%), Irish (5.1%), Polish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/14/1828

Elevation: 586 feet

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 2,341 people per square mile   (low).

Northumberland, Pennsylvania map

99 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.4% Oceania).

This borough:

2.7%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,008 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,234 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (59.5 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (106.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Kapp Heights, PA (0.9 miles ),
Sunbury, PA (1.5 miles ),
Winfield, PA (1.8 miles ),
Shamokin Dam borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Hummels Wharf, PA (2.2 miles ),
Montandon, PA (2.4 miles ),
Kratzerville, PA (2.4 miles ),
Snydertown borough, PA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 76.80 W

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Northumberland, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Northumberland, PA in 2017
Northumberland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Northumberland, PA
Historical housing units in Northumberland, PA
Most common industries in Northumberland, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Wood products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Northumberland, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Northumberland, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Northumberland, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Northumberland-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the Northumberland borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northumberland-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 55.8 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.9 miles away from Northumberland center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from Northumberland 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 57.0 miles away from Northumberland center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 232.1 miles away from Northumberland center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 293.6 miles away from Northumberland 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 Northumberland County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northumberland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Northumberland:

  • SUN HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (65 QUEEN STREET)
  • NOTTINGHAM VILLAGE (1000 STRAWBRIDGE ROAD)
  • PLEASANT VIEW CONV HM (RD I)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northumberland:

  • Bucknell University (about 7 miles; Lewisburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,418)
  • Susquehanna University (about 8 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 27 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 34 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Lock Haven University (about 39 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 42 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)

Private high schools in Northumberland:

  • NORTHUMBERLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 271, Location: 351 5TH ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • SUNBURY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 154, Location: 135 SPRUCE HOLLOW RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Northumberland:

  • PRIESTLEY SCH (Students: 403, Location: 423 CANNERY RD, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Northumberland

Library in Northumberland:

  • PRIESTLEY FORSYTH MEM LIBRARY (Operating income: $249,051; Location: 100 KING ST; 27,976 books; 1,099 audio materials; 2,005 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 94 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Northumberland: Priestly House State Historic Site (A), Northumberland Hook and Ladder Company Station 7 - 3 - 2 (B), Joseph Priestley House (C), Northumberland Fire Company 1 Station 7 - 3 - 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Riverview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Northumberland include: Liberty Hollow Park (1), Pine Knotter Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Exchange Hotel (400 Queen Street).

Birthplace of: Arthur Tracy Lee - Artist, Daniel McFarlan Moore - Inventor, Frederic A. Godcharles - Author, Theodore Van Kirk - Recipient of the Silver Star, Robert J. Walker - (1801-1869), economist and statesman, Eddie Burke (baseball) - Baseball player, Henry L. Cake - Union Army officer.

Northumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Northumberland and their reported violations in the past:

SPLASH MAGIC (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
R AND R CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
WRAYS RIVERFRONT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Northumberland that have no violations reported:

  • RIC MAR RESTAURANT (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

62.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Northumberland in 2000:

  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Northumberland (2011 data):

  • The Northumberland National Bank: Queen Street Branch at 135 Queen Street, branch established on 1994/10/06; at 245 Front Street, branch established on 1903/11/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $450.9 mil, Deposits: $405.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Northumberland Bancorp
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Northumberland Office at 96 Duke Street, branch established on 1997/02/18. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Northumberland:

Marital status in Northumberland, PA
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in Northumberland:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Northumberland
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Northumberland, PA (based on Northumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant21,455102
Catholic14,54012
Evangelical Protestant9,79462
Other2,6629
Black Protestant1181
Orthodox761
None45,883-
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: 19
Here:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Northumberland County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Northumberland:

55.1%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Northumberland:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Northumberland:

19.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Northumberland:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Northumberland:

34.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

62.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Northumberland:

79.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Northumberland, PA Residents

Northumberland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $478,000 ($130.17)
    Regular Highways: $440,000 ($119.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $131,000 ($35.68)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($34.31)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($27.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $95,000 ($25.87)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($12.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $39,000 ($10.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($6.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($4.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($2.18)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($1.63)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($0.82)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($4.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $12,000 ($3.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $620,000 ($168.85)

Northumberland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($13.07)
    Other: $37,000 ($10.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $50,000 ($13.62)
    Other: $15,000 ($4.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $102,000 ($27.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($11.98)
    Rents: $23,000 ($6.26)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($2.45)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $86,000 ($23.42)
    Other: $80,000 ($21.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($6.26)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $739,000 ($201.25)
    Individual Income: $348,000 ($94.77)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $44,000 ($11.98)
    Public Utility License: $40,000 ($10.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $38,000 ($10.35)

Northumberland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $646,000 ($175.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $601,000 ($163.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000 ($12.25)

Northumberland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $257,000 ($69.99)

4.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, PA  0.64% ($34,238 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.53% ($28,851)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.47% ($37,731)


4.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, PA  0.70% ($55,460 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.50% ($38,427)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.40% ($52,405)
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Strongest AM radio stations in Northumberland:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGL (1240 AM; 1 kW; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMLP (1380 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northumberland:

  • W289AI (105.7 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENN. EDUC. TV ASSOC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WGRC (91.3 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBGM (88.1 FM; NEW BERLIN, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)

TV broadcast stations around Northumberland:

  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Northumberland: Jacob G. Frick.

Northumberland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Northumberland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 90.9mTotal length
  • $3,148,000Total costs
  • 118,658Total average daily traffic
  • 13,387Total average daily truck traffic
  • 78,121Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Northumberland, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Northumberland, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Northumberland)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Northumberland, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northumberland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 226MD , Serial Number: 88, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 09/25/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Solomon Aviation LLC, 281 Point Township Dr, Northumberland, PA 17857
  • Aircraft: WENRICH HAROLD L BUCKEYE 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3069E , Serial Number: 4122, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Harold L Wenrich, 306 Gibbons Rd, Northumberland, PA 17857
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50413 , Serial Number: 15069286, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2016
    Registrant (LLC): N50413 LLC, 722 Old Danville Hwy, Northumberland, PA 17857

Most common first names in Northumberland, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8774.8 years
Mary8683.2 years
Robert6472.5 years
Charles6275.4 years
William6175.0 years
Helen4577.3 years
George3875.6 years
Harry3677.4 years
Margaret3582.9 years
James3568.9 years
Most common last names in Northumberland, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snyder3874.0 years
Smith3081.1 years
Hummel2378.6 years
Hoffman1979.1 years
Moyer1776.8 years
Young1777.8 years
Long1680.0 years
Miller1579.5 years
Mertz1481.3 years
Walker1374.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Northumberland, PA
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Northumberland, PA
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 31.9%Electricity
  • 14.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Northumberland compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Wade Spicer (5)
  • Ronald S. Boyer, Jr. (4)
  • Strong Industries, Inc. (1)
  • Jennifer R. Harry (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2020.