Numidia, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 244.
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
Males: 103  (42.6%)
Females: 141  (57.4%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17820.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,531 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Numidia:

$63,531
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,476 (it was $15,160 in 2000)

Numidia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,732 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Numidia:

$137,732
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $180,525; detached houses: $197,665; townhouses or other attached units: $117,123; in 2-unit structures: $28,098; mobile homes: $47,422

Median gross rent in 2017: $804.

March 2019 cost of living index in Numidia: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.7%
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  • Races in Numidia, PA (2010)
    • 23998.0%White alone
    • 20.8%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Hispanic
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (38.0%), English (30.4%), American (7.6%), Irish (5.8%), Pennsylvania German (4.1%), Polish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 987 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 231 people per square mile   (very low).

Numidia, Pennsylvania map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,018 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,981 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (44.8 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (90.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Slabtown, PA (1.4 miles),
Wilburton Number One, PA (2.1 miles ),
Wilburton Number Two, PA (2.2 miles),
Aristes, PA (2.3 miles ),
Atlas, PA (2.4 miles ),
Mount Carmel borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Strong, PA (2.4 miles),
Catawissa borough, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 76.40 W

Area code: 570

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

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Numidia, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.4%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Utilities (5.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
  • Office supplies & stationery stores (5.5%)
  • Apparel (3.6%)
  • Wood products (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Numidia, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (14.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)

Average climate in Numidia, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Numidia-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Numidia place center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 tornado 31.2 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Numidia-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 42.6 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 212.0 miles away from Numidia center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 237.3 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 43.5 miles away from the city 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 284.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 252.3 miles away from Numidia 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 Columbia County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Numidia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Numidia:

  • FAMILY HOME MEDICAL (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MOUNT CARMEL, PA)
  • DAVITA - NORTHUMBERLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MT. CARMEL, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE MEDICAL CENTER FOUNTAIN SPRINGS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • SAINT CATHERINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • KINGS HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ASHLAND, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • GEISINGER-BLOOMSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)

Airports located in Numidia:

Operable nuclear power plants near Numidia:

  • 15 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Numidia:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 10 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,452)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 17 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Susquehanna University (about 26 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 26 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 31 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Wilkes University (about 37 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 38 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Valley Chemical Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Columbia 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 Numidia and their reported violations in the past:

JDS INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Numidia:

Marital status in Numidia, PA
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Numidia:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Numidia, PA (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,85879
Catholic8,0357
Evangelical Protestant5,57234
Other6934
Orthodox1201
None36,017-
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: 13
Columbia County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Columbia County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

28.4%
State:

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

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,320 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Luzerne County, PA  1.15% ($37,469 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.56% ($41,547)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.51% ($41,219)


5.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Luzerne County, PA  1.05% ($37,285 average AGI)
to Montour County, PA  0.51% ($39,102)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.44% ($34,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Numidia:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISL (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: BASIC LICENSING, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Numidia:

  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, 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.)
  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Numidia:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.7mTotal length
  • $502,000Total costs
  • 2,512Total average daily traffic
  • 110Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,390Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Numidia, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Numidia, PA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Catawissa Mtn 10 Kms East Of (Lat: 40.890917 Lon: -76.281611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 29 m, Call Sign: WPQG463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.012 MHz, 866.437 MHz, 866.512 MHz, 866.787 MHz, 867.012 MHz, 867.325 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 867.625 MHz, 868.012 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2000, Expiration Date: 07/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr, Registrant: Rcc Consultants Inc, 2000 Linglestown Rd Suite 304, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9347, Fax: (717) 671-0200

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K3BZG, Licensee ID: L01244147, Grant Date: 02/28/2017, Expiration Date: 04/17/2027, Registrant: George S Beaver, Numidia, PA 17858-0011

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$114,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$66,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0515.00

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Numidia, PA
  • 62.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Numidia, PA
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Numidia compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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