Paxtonia, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 5,412. Population change since 2000: +3.0%
Males: 2,783  (51.4%)
Females: 2,629  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17112.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,681 (it was $47,152 in 2000)
Paxtonia:

$67,681
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,040 (it was $23,279 in 2000)

Paxtonia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,874 (it was $111,800 in 2000)
Paxtonia:

$166,874
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $171,032; Detached houses: $175,554; Townhouses or other attached units: $99,519

Median gross rent in 2012: $952.

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  • White alone - 4,584 (84.7%)
  • Black alone - 331 (6.1%)
  • Asian alone - 210 (3.9%)
  • Hispanic - 159 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 110 (2.0%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paxtonia: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.2%), Irish (15.2%), Italian (10.8%), United States (6.4%), English (5.9%), Polish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 513 feet

Land area: 2.32 square miles.

Population density: 2,336 people per square mile   (low).

Paxtonia,PA real estate house value index trend

Paxtonia, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Paxtonia:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paxtonia CDP:

  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

172 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This place:  3.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,457 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,823 (1.4%)

Paxtonia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (32.1 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (70.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (89.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Linglestown, PA (1.1 miles ), Colonial Park, PA (1.3 miles ), Fox Chase, PA (1.4 miles ), Progress, PA (1.8 miles ), Rutherford, PA (1.9 miles ), Skyline View, PA (2.0 miles ), Lawnton, PA (2.0 miles ), Penbrook borough, PA (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.32 N, Longitude: 76.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +325 (+6.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 247 (7.7%)

Paxtonia household income distribution Paxtonia home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Paxtonia, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Paxtonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Paxtonia place center caused $18 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 25.7 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paxtonia-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 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.2 miles away from Paxtonia 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 41.4 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) earthquake occurred 281.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 244.8 miles away from Paxtonia center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.1 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 Dauphin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paxtonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Paxtonia:

  • HOME TO STAY, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • HOME REMEDY SKILLED NURSING, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • HOSPICE PREFERRED CHOICE HARR (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • ADDUS HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • LINKS2CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)

Amtrak stations near Paxtonia:

  • 7 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paxtonia:

  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 6 miles; Harrisburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 13,276)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 9 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • Messiah College (about 16 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Dickinson College (about 23 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 24 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 32 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)

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Notable location: Paxtonia Fire Company Station 34 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Paxtonia: Holy Name of Jesus Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dauphin 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 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.247. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.247
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.273. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.12
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.0%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
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: 0.4% of all households
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Paxtonia in 2000:

  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

Paxtonia compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Solar energy (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paxtonia CDP (based on Dauphin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.54%
Here: 49.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents33.2%17.4%13.3%4.7%4.5%
Congregations6.2%21.8%14.5%6.2%3.6%
NameJewish General Conference Churches of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.0%2.6%2.6%2.0%15.7%
Congregations1.8%6.2%1.5%2.5%35.6%
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: 51
Dauphin County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Dauphin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Dauphin County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
Here:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dauphin County:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
State:

11.5%

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.92% ($38,308 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.38% ($42,571)
from Lebanon County, PA  0.38% ($39,491)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.14% ($42,077 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.42% ($41,207)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.40% ($42,322)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paxtonia:

  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WKBO (1230 AM; 0 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paxtonia:

  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WXPH (88.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIV. OF PA.)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Paxtonia:

  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$154,50328$145,981116$142,53112$47,7661$99,0705$101,9700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$121,14012$146,3042$29,4650$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$149,4033$114,45733$152,1458$45,9180$01$83,4901$99,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$169,6731$329,44031$161,2452$69,7200$02$104,3400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$89,2206$165,6351$30,3000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0224.03 , 0225.02, 0226.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$182,1505$161,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$147,9632$159,565
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$250,990
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0224.03 , 0225.02, 0226.01

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