For population 25 years and over in Northumberland:
For population 15 years and over in Northumberland borough:
106 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,787 (1.6%)
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
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Northumberland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -230 (-5.8%).
Work and jobs in Northumberland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Northumberland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% greater 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 slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 91% 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 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 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 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 45.7 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 59.1 miles away from Northumberland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Northumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Northumberland: Jacob G. Frick.
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Local government website: www.northumberlandborough.com
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Public high schools in Northumberland:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Northumberland and their reported violations in the past:INDIAN TRAIL SPRING (Population served: 3500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.9%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)
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Banks with branches in Northumberland (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Northumberland borough (based on Northumberland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
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4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,638 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Northumberland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total average daily traffic: 15,732
Total average daily truck traffic: 943
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 19,703
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Northumberland)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (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:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northumberland)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.