Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 3,061 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 1,433  (46.8%)
Females: 1,628  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17961.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,278 (it was $42,400 in 2000)
Orwigsburg:

$55,278
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,068 (it was $22,538 in 2000)

Orwigsburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $153,690 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Orwigsburg:

$153,690
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $178,660; Detached houses: $203,682; Townhouses or other attached units: $87,757; In 2-unit structures: $102,294; Mobile homes: $48,118

Median gross rent in 2012: $653.

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  • White alone - 2,929 (94.5%)
  • Asian alone - 65 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 47 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 28 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Orwigsburg: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.9%), Irish (14.5%), Polish (8.4%), Italian (6.4%), English (5.9%), Welsh (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1811

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,399 people per square mile   (low).

Orwigsburg,PA real estate house value index trend

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Orwigsburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orwigsburg borough:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

149 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).

This borough:  4.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania as of April 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Orwigsburg to the number of sex offenders is 613 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,568 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,701 (1.2%)

Orwigsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (23.7 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (68.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Landingville, PA (1.5 miles) , Renningers, PA (1.5 miles ), Deer Lake borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Schuylkill Haven borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Palo Alto borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Auburn borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Cumbola, PA (2.1 miles ), McKeansburg, PA (2.1 miles) .

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 76.10 W

Area code: 570

Orwigsburg household income distribution Orwigsburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Orwigsburg by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01000000
per 100,000 0.033.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10000000
per 100,000 33.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 01032321
per 100,000 0.033.40.0100.967.4101.064.332.4
Burglaries 46256886
per 100,000 132.6200.167.4168.2202.3269.4257.3194.2
Thefts 2040303319284352
per 100,000 662.91334.21010.41110.4640.6942.81383.11683.4
Auto thefts 21110002
per 100,000 66.333.433.733.60.00.00.064.7
Arson 00100000
per 100,000 0.00.033.70.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 70.4149.349.882.355.479.989.796.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Orwigsburg 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:

1.29
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +239 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)

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

Average climate in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Orwigsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Orwigsburg borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 19.0 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orwigsburg-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 22.8 miles away from the city center
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 245.1 miles away from Orwigsburg 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 23.3 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 231.2 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 291.4 miles away from Orwigsburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 271.5 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 Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orwigsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Orwigsburg:

  • ORWIGSBURG CENTER (1000 ORWIGSBURG MANOR DR)
  • SETON MANOR INC (1000 SETON DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Orwigsburg:

  • REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL HEALTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSP AND WARNE CLINIC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL MEDICAL CENTER - SOUTH JACKSON STREET Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • PRECISION HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL MEDICAL CENTER - EAST NORWEGIAN STREET Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orwigsburg:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 8 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 22 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 23 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 24 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 26 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 26 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

Public high schools in Orwigsburg:

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Library in Orwigsburg:

  • ORWIGSBURG AREA FR PUB LIBRARY (Operating income: $89,820; Location: 214 E. INDEPENDENCE ST; 21,750 books; 2,045 audio materials; 2,254 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Friendship Hose Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Fort Motel (Route 61).

Schuylkill 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 2012 was 97.0. This is worse than average.

City:

97.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0461. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0461
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.40. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.788. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.788
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.130. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.130
U.S.:

0.015

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

DEER LAKE CITIZENS ASSOC (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2013)
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2013)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2007), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2013), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • MAPLE LEAF FARM (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSSOS PIZZA DEN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THREE CS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRACE BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAINSTAY SUITES HOTEL (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ORWIGSBURG GUN CLUB (Population served: 68, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE OAK HILL INN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FORT MOTEL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY HILLS APTS (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  64.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Orwigsburg in 2010:

  • 240 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
297 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Orwigsburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Orwigsburg (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Orwigsburg Branch at 100 West Market Street, branch established on 1962/05/07. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Union Bank and Trust Company: Orwigsburg Branch at Route 61, branch established on 1995/10/24. Info updated 2011/03/14: Bank assets: $111.5 mil, Deposits: $100.9 mil, headquarters in Pottsville, PA, negative income in the last year, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Orwigsburg Branch at 333 Liberty Streets, branch established on 1971/03/15. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Susquehanna Bank: Orwigsburg Branch at 1251 Centre Turnpike, branch established on 1989/10/27. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Orwigsburg borough (based on Schuylkill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Here: 74.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents56.8%17.7%11.0%7.4%0.8%
Congregations27.6%15.5%16.2%16.2%1.3%
NameSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Orthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents0.8%0.6%0.5%0.5%3.9%
Congregations0.7%1.7%1.7%1.3%17.8%
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: 32
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Schuylkill County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
State:

11.5%
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 3$9,458$37,8321$248
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,612
Police Protection - Officers 4$23,207$69,6219$2,978
Streets and Highways 2$5,154$30,9240$0
Sewerage 1$2,548$30,5760$0
Water Supply 2$7,322$43,9320$0
Totals for Government 12$47,689$47,68918$4,838

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $110,000 ($35.94)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($16.01)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $282,000 ($92.13)
    Police Protection: $282,000 ($92.13)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($88.21)
    General - Other: $124,000 ($40.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($39.53)
    Central Staff Services: $73,000 ($23.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $59,000 ($19.27)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($18.29)
    General Public Buildings: $43,000 ($14.05)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($6.53)
    Housing & Community Development: $17,000 ($5.55)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($4.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.63)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.98)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($41.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $26,000 ($8.49)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($5.23)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($5.23)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $439,000 ($143.42)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $484,000 ($158.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($41.16)
    All Other: $31,000 ($10.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $58,000 ($18.95)
    Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($14.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $410,000 ($133.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $77,000 ($25.16)
    Highways: $51,000 ($16.66)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.65)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $245,000 ($80.04)
    Property: $169,000 ($55.21)
    NEC: $100,000 ($32.67)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,093,000 ($683.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,706,000 ($557.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $230,000 ($75.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $157,000 ($51.29)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($10.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $469,000 ($153.22)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $26,000 ($8.49)

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orwigsburg:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orwigsburg:

  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Orwigsburg:

  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61AG (Channel 61; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W66AI (Channel 66; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

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

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 97
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 227
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 17

Orwigsburg fatal accident list:

Feb 10, 1999 06:33 PM, Sr-443, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 10, 1985 11:47 AM, 53103, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 6, 1981 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1980 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 31, 1976 02:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Karen Stoner, 1117 Chestnut Road (Lat: 40.673222 Lon: -76.084750), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7816391113, Tedmoore@gloverproperty.Com, 8 DOAKS LANE
  • Karen Stoner, 1117 Chestnut Road (Lat: 40.673222 Lon: -76.084750), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9067745836, Kstoner@minnesotatowers.Com, N3054 FUMEE LAKE DRIVE
  • Scott R Fansler, 1117 Chestnut Road (Lat: 40.673222 Lon: -76.084750), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5188576933, Scott.Fansler@nextelpartners.Com, 8 AIRLINE DRIVE, SUITE 105
  • EDWARD T MOORE, 1117 Chestnut Road (Lat: 40.673222 Lon: -76.084750), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7816391113, Tedmoore@gloverproperty.Com, 8 DOAKS LANE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 40.653694 Lon: -76.132444, Call Sign: WPSR984, Licensee ID: L00343884
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.312 MHz, 467.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2001, Expiration Date: 07/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2011, Certifier: Nathaniel Binns
    Registrant: Schuykill Country Club, Route 443 N Manheim Tswp, Orwigsburg, PA 17961, Phone: (570) 366-0111, Fax: (570) 366-1159
  • Lat: 40.655917 Lon: -76.089250, Call Sign: WQND525
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/2010, Expiration Date: 12/29/2020, Certifier: Jeffry Ritschel
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • TANK 2, 209 North Warren Street (Lat: 40.646944 Lon: -76.097222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQEF490
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.418 MHz, 952.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2006, Expiration Date: 01/12/2016, Certifier: Michael Lonergan
    Registrant: Entech Eng. Inc., 4 South Fourth St, Reading, PA 19603, Phone: (610) 373-6667

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orwigsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 111MN , Serial Number: 17268233, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Bright Sky LLC, 240 E Tammany St, Orwigsburg, PA 17961
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/08/1993
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-350 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43653 , Serial Number: 28-7405211, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Bright Sky LLC, 240 E Tammany St, Orwigsburg, PA 17961
  • Aircraft: RANS INC S-7LS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 477PW , Serial Number: 0206429, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Brian R Rich, 241 Summer Valley Rd, Orwigsburg, PA 17961
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6VS-335 SER (240 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57PD , Serial Number: 763, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): J R Trucking & Rigging Inc, Po Box 339, Orwigsburg, PA 17961
  • Aircraft: BEECH 300 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 19, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 58ES , Serial Number: FA-17, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): 3030 Ltd, 190 Gerald Ave, Orwigsburg, PA 17961
  • Aircraft: SIAI-MARCHETTI S.205/22R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 225 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6V 350 SERIES (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 970WA , Serial Number: 379, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph R Jr Gavalis, Po Box 339, Orwigsburg, PA 17961

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Orwigsburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orwigsburg, PA
Most common first names in Orwigsburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7881.9 years
John6975.8 years
William5973.9 years
Anna5382.8 years
Helen3883.4 years
George3777.3 years
Charles3474.5 years
Joseph3474.5 years
Elizabeth3181.8 years
Florence2878.1 years
Most common last names in Orwigsburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moyer3777.4 years
Miller3179.8 years
Kramer2875.0 years
Smith2181.7 years
Wagner1978.6 years
Fisher1977.4 years
Heim1575.0 years
Koch1380.6 years
Snyder1380.9 years
Faust1172.0 years
Businesses in Orwigsburg, PA
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Subway1Volkswagen1
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