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Population in 2010: 1,129. Population change since 2000: +9.8%
Males: 636  (56.4%)
Females: 493  (43.6%)

Median resident age:  33.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17562.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,780 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Paradise:

$66,780
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,816

Paradise CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $191,289 (it was $109,200 in 2000)
Paradise:

$191,289
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $193,042; Detached houses: $203,625; Townhouses or other attached units: $90,741

Median gross rent in 2012: $624.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 17529, 17562, 17572.

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Paradise races chart
  • White alone - 1,029 (91.1%)
  • Hispanic - 57 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 14 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paradise: 97.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (31.9%), Irish (20.1%), United States (11.3%), Italian (5.7%), Polish (5.7%), English (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 457 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 997 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Paradise:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paradise CDP:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Paradise, Pennsylvania as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Paradise to the number of sex offenders is 282 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,461 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,317 (1.3%)

Paradise satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (9.7 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (51.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gordonville, PA (0.9 miles ), Soudersburg, PA (1.3 miles ), Intercourse, PA (1.5 miles ), Ronks, PA (1.6 miles ), Strasburg borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Bird-in-Hand, PA (2.0 miles ), Smoketown, PA (2.1 miles ), Witmer, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 76.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Average climate in Paradise, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Paradise-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Paradise place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 24.6 miles away from the place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paradise-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 61% 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 22.7 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 22.8 miles away from Paradise 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 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.6 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 11.6 miles away from Paradise center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lancaster County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Paradise:

  • GARDEN SPOT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW HOLLAND, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, PA)
  • EXTENDED FAMILY CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Paradise, PA

Amtrak stations near Paradise:

  • 11 miles: LANCASTER (53 MCGOVERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: PARKESBURG (WEST 1ST & S. CULVERT STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 17 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paradise:

  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 11 miles; Lancaster, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,127)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 24 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 26 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Albright College (about 27 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 11,561)

Public high school in Paradise:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Paradise:

  • LINVILLE HILL MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 295 KINZER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ESHELMAN RUN SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 61 QUARRY RD; Grades: 1 - 7)
  • GEORGETOWN SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 1041 GEORGETOWN RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • CEDAR HILL (Students: 29; Location: 364 S BELMONT RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • NEW HOPE SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 1921 A MINE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • EAST NICKLE MINES AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 5100 WHITE OAK RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • HONEY SUCKLE SCHOOL/MELVIN LANTZ (Students: 27; Location: 340 BUCK HILL RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • FOREST VIEW SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 94 MCILVAINE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • WOLF ROCK SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: MINE RD & WOLF ROCK RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • MOUNTAIN SIDE SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 227 WOLFROCK RD; Grades: 1 - 8)

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Notable location: Paradise and Leaman Place Fire Company Station 4 - 7 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Cherry-Crest Farm LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 150 Cherry Hill Road).

Hotels: Best Western Revere Motor Inn (3063 Lincoln Highway East), Beiler's Bed & Breakfast Suites & Effiencies (3153 Lincoln Highway East).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 42.7. This is worse than average.
City:

42.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.06353
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.413. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.413
U.S.:

0.360
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.97
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 41.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

41.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.6

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

GOLDEN QUICK MART (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2000)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-20-1998 to MAY-21-1998)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1997 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-30-1997), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-11-2006 and AUG-29-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2006)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JAN-12-2006 and MAR-14-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2006)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2006)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-20-1998 to MAY-21-1998)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
CHRISTS HOME FOR CHILDREN (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and NOV-19-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2002)
JAVA JOES (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LATTA LUV EXPRESSO (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-11-2006 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2006)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JAN-12-2006 and APR-24-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2006)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.4%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Paradise, PA

19 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

People in group quarters in Paradise in 2000:

  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Paradise compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 Paradise (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Paradise Branch at 3119 Lincoln Highway East, branch established on 1921/10/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Paradise travel time to work - commute


Paradise mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (39%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Paradise CDP (based on Lancaster County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.40%
Here48.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMennonite Church USAUnited Church of Christ
Adherents20.7%13.8%11.6%8.7%6.2%
Congregations2.7%11.3%6.8%15.9%4.8%
NameOld Order AmishChurch of the BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)Old Order MennoniteOther
Adherents5.1%4.5%3.5%3.4%22.6%
Congregations18.4%3.5%2.6%5.0%29.0%
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: 106
Lancaster County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Lancaster County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 131
Lancaster County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 296
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.1%
State:

11.5%

3.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chester County, PA  0.40% ($45,518 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.28% ($40,261)
from Berks County, PA  0.23% ($43,649)


3.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.61%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to York County, PA  0.28% ($39,474 average AGI)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.24% ($36,810)
to Chester County, PA  0.23% ($44,340)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paradise:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paradise:

  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W259AA (99.7 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Paradise:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
Paradise, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • 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 Paradise fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paradise)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Rd 2 Strasburg Rd (Lat: 39.984000 Lon: -76.116056), Call Sign: KNFK669
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.195 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2012, Expiration Date: 04/16/2022
    Registrant: Triangle Communications, Inc., 940 West Main Street, New Holland, PA 17557, Phone: (717) 656-2211, Fax: (717) 656-3458, Email:
  • 42 Paradise Ln (Lat: 40.009833 Lon: -76.130500), Call Sign: KLR236, Licensee ID: L00060537
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2003, Expiration Date: 06/28/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013
    Registrant: Curtis A Zillhardt, 42 Paradise Lane Box 10, Paradise, PA 17562
  • Lat: 39.998250 Lon: -76.060694, Call Sign: WPXS542
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 06/03/2023, Certifier: Barry Wenger
    Registrant: Triangle Communications Inc., 940 W. Main St., New Holland, PA 17557, Phone: (717) 656-2211, Fax: (717) 656-3458, Email:
  • Lanc634 1579b Mine Road (Lat: 39.977500 Lon: -76.054444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 108.5 m, Call Sign: WQGI293
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.275 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2011, Expiration Date: 09/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2011, Certifier: Charles K Leto
    Registrant: Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Of, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 140, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9364, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • GAP, On Kinzie Rd 0.1 Mi S Of Mine Rd (Lat: 39.968417 Lon: -76.064667), Overall height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: WLM498
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHz, 2174.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2007, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA3YWR, Licensee ID: L00348859
    Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021, Certifier: James V Houck Sr
    Registrant: James V Houck Sr, 15 Hershey Ave, Paradise, PA 17562-0174
  • Call Sign: N3BUS, Licensee ID: L00459032
    Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/07/2022
    Registrant: Robert K Meck, 3399 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA 17562
  • Call Sign: KB3HHT, Licensee ID: L00424553
    Grant Date: 10/14/2011, Expiration Date: 11/27/2021, Certifier: Joshua M Rauch
    Registrant: Joshua M Rauch, 12 Paradise Ln, Paradise, PA 17562

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: GROVES KIRKLYN T RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 420WM , Serial Number: 81925, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/07/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Kirklyn T Groves, 1999 Mine Rd, Paradise, PA 17562
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11CC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4229E , Serial Number: 11CC-118, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Godra, 116 Summit Hill Dr, Paradise, PA 17562
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX-7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 51417 , Serial Number: RX7-3336, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Oliver W Carlee, 4470 White Oak Rd, Paradise, PA 17562



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$133,3554$167,7351$73,7501$84,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$158,9650$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$132,1900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0141.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$71,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0141.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 51
  • Hazardous Condition: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Paradise


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paradise, PA

Most common first names in Paradise, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2978.5 years
John2171.5 years
Paul1978.9 years
Charles1871.5 years
William1777.4 years
Elizabeth1382.5 years
Emma1282.5 years
Anna1180.5 years
Margaret1178.8 years
Dorothy1174.0 years
Most common last names in Paradise, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hershey1678.5 years
Denlinger1179.6 years
Groff1077.7 years
Feister1077.2 years
Miller1071.2 years
Trout964.6 years
Houck768.6 years
Mowrer776.7 years
Graybill775.4 years
Witmer770.6 years

Businesses in Paradise, PA

  • Best Western: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2
  • Rodeway Inn: 1

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James A. Bradley (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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