Olyphant, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 5,210 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 2,474  (47.5%)
Females: 2,736  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18447.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,216 (it was $32,721 in 2000)
Olyphant:

$43,216
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,561 (it was $17,049 in 2000)

Olyphant borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,711 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Olyphant:

$133,711
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $582.

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  • Races in Olyphant, PA (2010)

    Olyphant races chart
    • 4,83293.8%White alone
    • 1773.4%Hispanic
    • 681.3%Black alone
    • 480.9%Two or more races
    • 140.3%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Olyphant: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (18.0%), Italian (17.9%), Irish (16.2%), German (6.2%), Ukrainian (6.0%), Russian (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/1877

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 5.38 square miles.

Population density: 968 people per square mile   (low).

Olyphant,PA real estate house value index trend

Olyphant, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Olyphant:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olyphant borough:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

151 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

This borough:

2.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,994 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,768 (1.5%)

Olyphant satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (5.2 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (89.1 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (97.2 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Blakely borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Throop borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Dickson City borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Jessup borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Archbald borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Dunmore borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Chinchilla, PA (2.1 miles ), Jermyn borough, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.46 N, Longitude: 75.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -185 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 216 (9.2%)

Area code: 570

Olyphant household income distribution Olyphant home values distribution

Property values in Olyphant, PA


Crime rates in Olyphant by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 001011
per 100,000 0.00.020.10.019.219.3
Assaults 483322
per 100,000 80.9161.560.358.138.538.6
Burglaries 241181265
per 100,000 485.4222.1160.9232.2115.496.5
Thefts 403827202015
per 100,000 809.1767.2542.9387.1384.7289.4
Auto thefts 625213
per 100,000 121.440.4100.538.719.257.9
Arson 200010
per 100,000 40.50.00.00.019.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 264.0) 93.683.060.047.139.037.0

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Crime rate in Olyphant detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.58
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -262 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Olyphant: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Olyphant, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Olyphant, Pennsylvania average temperatures Olyphant, Pennsylvania average precipitation Olyphant, Pennsylvania humidity Olyphant, Pennsylvania wind speed Olyphant, Pennsylvania snowfall Olyphant, Pennsylvania sunshine Olyphant, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Olyphant-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Olyphant borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 28.1 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Olyphant-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.7 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 81.7 miles away from Olyphant 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 229.7 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) earthquake occurred 248.7 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 81.4 miles away from Olyphant center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city 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 Lackawanna County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Olyphant topographic map

Birthplace of: Nestor Chylak - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Johnny Kucab - Baseball player, Mike Gazella - Baseball player, Edward Staback - Politician, Joseph G. Wargo - Politician, Pat Crowley - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Olyphant:

  • REVOLUTIONARY HOME HEALTH INC (1619 MAIN STREET)
  • VNA HOSPICE AND HOME HEALTH OF LACKAWANNA (301 DELAWARE AVENUE)
  • LACKAWANNA CO HOME (R D 1-STURGESS RD)
  • LACKAWANNA HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (108 TERRACE DRIVE)

Heliports located in Olyphant:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olyphant:

  • Marywood University (about 3 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Scranton (about 6 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • King's College (about 21 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Misericordia University (about 22 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Wilkes University (about 22 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 28 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Private elementary/middle school in Olyphant:

  • THE GENEVA SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 133 RIVER ST, Grades: PK-8)

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Notable locations in Olyphant: Mid Valley Industrial Park (A), Olyphant Fire Department - Liberty Hose Company 6 (B), Olyphant Fire Department - Eureka Hose Company 4 (C), Olyphant Fire Department - Olyphant Hose Company 2 (D), Marshwood Colliery (E), Consumers Powder Companys Mill (F), Olyphant Fire Department - Queen City Hose Company 8 (G), Eddy Creek Shaft Breaker (H), Grassy Island Breaker (I), Olyphant Fire Department - Excelsior Hose Company 1 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Marshwood Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Eddy Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0839
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.537
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.7%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 93.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  58.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Olyphant (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Olyphant Branch at 128 Lackawanna Ave., branch established on 1934/04/12. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Olyphant travel time to work - commute Olyphant mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Olyphant borough (based on Lackawanna County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic96,14058
Mainline Protestant18,72872
Evangelical Protestant11,04758
Other4,71013
Orthodox2,52615
Black Protestant5692
None80,717-
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: 42
Lackawanna County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Lackawanna County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Lackawanna County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Olyphant:

50.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Olyphant:

46.2%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Olyphant:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Olyphant:

21.1%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Olyphant:

11.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Olyphant:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Olyphant, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$350
Other Government Administration 3$8,970$35,8809$2,291
Judicial and Legal 1$3,321$39,8520$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$22,340$53,61619$15,473
Firefighters 3$75$3000$0
Streets and Highways 4$13,768$41,3040$0
Health 0$0 2$2,518
Solid Waste Management 5$17,907$42,9770$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,860
Electric Power 2$5,348$32,0889$6,166
Totals for Government 23$71,729$37,42443$28,658

Olyphant government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $252,000 ($48.37)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,382,000 ($649.14)
    Police Protection: $392,000 ($75.24)
    Regular Highways: $297,000 ($57.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($42.42)
    Central Staff Services: $221,000 ($42.42)
    Fire Protection: $142,000 ($27.26)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($23.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($17.08)
    General Public Buildings: $67,000 ($12.86)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($8.06)
    Housing & Community Development: $40,000 ($7.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($7.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $26,000 ($4.99)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($18.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,076,000 ($206.53)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($9.60)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($3.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $751,000 ($144.15)

Olyphant government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,414,000 ($463.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($23.22)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($2.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $614,000 ($117.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $157,000 ($30.13)
    General Revenue, NEC: $31,000 ($5.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $778,000 ($149.33)
    Highways: $88,000 ($16.89)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $379,000 ($72.74)
    Property: $331,000 ($63.53)
    NEC: $62,000 ($11.90)

Olyphant government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,970,000 ($378.12)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,600,000 ($499.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,710,000 ($328.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,860,000 ($548.94)

Olyphant government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,710,000 ($328.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $760,000 ($145.87)

3.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.55% ($35,214 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.33% ($37,330)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.19% ($41,178)


3.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.62% ($33,801 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.26% ($35,798)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.15% ($34,320)

Strongest AM radio stations in Olyphant:

  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olyphant:

  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Olyphant:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)
Olyphant fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Olyphant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • 59,655Total average daily traffic
  • 5,706Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Olyphant, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Olyphant)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Borough Bldg (Lat: 41.471194 Lon: -75.604361), Call Sign: KDR370
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHzGrant Date: 12/27/2013, Expiration Date: 01/24/2024Registrant: Olyphant, Borough Of, 113 Willow Ave, Olyphant, PA 18447-1498, Phone: (570) 489-2135, Email:
  • Borough Bldg (Lat: 41.471194 Lon: -75.604361), Call Sign: KGF821, Licensee ID: L01149975
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.430 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2014, Expiration Date: 08/24/2024Registrant: Borough Of Olyphant
  • River Street (Lat: 41.470694 Lon: -75.605750), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.1 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQAH738
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.425 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/2014, Expiration Date: 06/02/2024, Certifier: Frank BorgnaRegistrant: Olyphant Borough, 113 Willow Ave, Olyphant, PA 18447, Phone: (570) 489-2135, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • OLYPHANT, 0.82 Mi Int W Lackawanna Ave & N Valley Ave (Lat: 41.467556 Lon: -75.586000), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPNC708
    Assigned Frequencies: 10617.5 MHz, 10637.5 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2010, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • WAVERLY, 43 Commerce Dr (Lat: 41.532000 Lon: -75.639611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20.5 m, Call Sign: WQUL778
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2014, Expiration Date: 08/12/2024, Certifier: Scott A BasistaRegistrant: Transwave Communication Systems, Inc., 9020 Wehrle Drive, Clarence, NY 14031, Phone: (716) 626-9020, Fax: (716) 626-4991, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Olyphant)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$107,12532$144,813109$135,21129$49,7935$63,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$129,0004$170,0006$137,0001$50,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$112,3333$97,66744$126,56813$36,3851$11,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$172,0003$102,66729$142,0691$10,0002$58,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$124,5002$61,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$147,0001$190,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$244,0001$148,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$142,0003$239,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

JOSEPH TERRY CIVIC CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VINCENZOS PIZZERIA (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • SCOTT MANOR (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARJON GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MONTDALE FARM DAIRY (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEMBERLY HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Olyphant, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary68082.0 years
John59475.5 years
Joseph45074.2 years
Anna35484.3 years
Michael27874.9 years
Helen26883.0 years
William22474.3 years
Edward17473.9 years
Andrew17078.4 years
Frank15877.5 years
Most common last names in Olyphant, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Evans5879.4 years
Beckage4876.9 years
Walsh4681.1 years
Williams3881.2 years
Thomas3875.0 years
Davis3880.1 years
Miller3278.1 years
Burke3281.4 years
Lewis3279.4 years
Smith3077.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Olyphant, PA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Olyphant 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Olyphant on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 (18447) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #60 (18447) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 (18447) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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