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Population in 2012: 5,188 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 2,432  (46.9%)
Females: 2,756  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  42.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18447.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,863 (it was $32,721 in 2000)
Olyphant:

$40,863
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,292

Olyphant borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $121,619 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Olyphant:

$121,619
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $141,257; Detached houses: $143,787; Townhouses or other attached units: $111,666; In 2-unit structures: $98,728; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,070; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,141

Median gross rent in 2012: $620.

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  • White alone - 4,832 (93.8%)
  • Hispanic - 177 (3.4%)
  • Black alone - 68 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Olyphant: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (17.0%), Polish (16.5%), Irish (16.0%), German (7.7%), English (6.0%), Welsh (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/1877

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 5.38 square miles.

Population density: 964 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Olyphant:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olyphant borough:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

77 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Olyphant, Pennsylvania as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Olyphant to the number of sex offenders is 1,729 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,949 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,580 (1.4%)

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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+: New York, NY (102.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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: +71 (+1.4%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 300 (12.4%)

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Olyphant by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0010
per 100,000 0.00.020.10.0
Assaults 4833
per 100,000 80.9161.560.358.1
Burglaries 2411812
per 100,000 485.4222.1160.9232.2
Thefts 40382720
per 100,000 809.1767.2542.9387.1
Auto thefts 6252
per 100,000 121.440.4100.538.7
Arson 2000
per 100,000 40.50.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 275.8) 93.582.960.047.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Olyphant, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -262 (-5.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Olyphant-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% 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 81.7 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
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 64.5 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 97.3 miles away from Olyphant center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 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/medical centers in Olyphant:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Olyphant, PA

Heliports located in Olyphant:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olyphant:

  • Marywood University (about 3 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,591)
  • University of Scranton (about 6 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 4,839)
  • King's College (about 21 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 22 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 29 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 47 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 12,914)

Private elementary/middle school in Olyphant:

  • GENEVA SCHOOL (Students: 49; 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0418
U.S.:

0.3342
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59

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

CLARK'S MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (SEP-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-20-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-11-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and FEB-23-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2001)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
FINCH HILL RESTAURANT (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-24-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
JOSEPH TERRY CIVIC CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.1% for Black residents, 80.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Olyphant, PA


3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Olyphant compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Olyphant travel time to work - commute


Olyphant mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.43%
Here66.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents74.9%8.6%2.7%2.2%1.8%
Congregations37.3%16.6%6.0%1.8%5.5%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%1.0%5.1%
Congregations2.3%2.8%3.2%3.7%20.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
Pennsylvania:

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
Here:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

25.3%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$8,856$26,5680$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,875$46,5009$6,642
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,033$50,47913$11,227
Streets and Highways 9$16,605$22,1400$0
Sewerage 2$6,294$37,7640$0
Electric Power 2$6,779$40,6740$0
Totals for Government 23$63,442$33,10022$17,869

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $252,000 ($48.57)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,382,000 ($651.89)
    Police Protection: $392,000 ($75.56)
    Regular Highways: $297,000 ($57.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($42.60)
    Central Staff Services: $221,000 ($42.60)
    Fire Protection: $142,000 ($27.37)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($23.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($17.15)
    General Public Buildings: $67,000 ($12.91)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($8.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $40,000 ($7.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($7.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $26,000 ($5.01)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($18.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,076,000 ($207.40)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($9.64)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($3.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $751,000 ($144.76)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,414,000 ($465.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($23.32)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($2.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $614,000 ($118.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $157,000 ($30.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $31,000 ($5.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $778,000 ($149.96)
    Highways: $88,000 ($16.96)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $379,000 ($73.05)
    Property: $331,000 ($63.80)
    NEC: $62,000 ($11.95)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,970,000 ($379.72)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,600,000 ($501.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,710,000 ($329.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,860,000 ($551.27)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,710,000 ($329.61)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $760,000 ($146.49)

3.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.54% ($39,731 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.34% ($34,316)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.21% ($29,462)


3.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($280 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.61% ($33,529 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.23% ($30,665)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.22% ($32,880)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Olyphant, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Olyphant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 35,125
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,501

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2003, Expiration Date: 01/24/2014
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/12/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2004, Expiration Date: 06/02/2014, Certifier: Frank Borgna
    Registrant: Jonach Electronics\ Nws Contractor, 622 Rt 10, Whippany, NJ 07981, Phone: (973) 428-9440, Fax: (973) 428-9441, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2010, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (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


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
Businesses in Olyphant, PA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Stephen Krisanda (1)
  • Frank Backo, Iii (1)
  • Joseph Angeloni (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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