Plymptonville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 981.
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
Males: 479  (48.9%)
Females: 502  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16830.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,975 (it was $25,952 in 2000)
Plymptonville:

$51,975
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,269 (it was $13,691 in 2000)

Plymptonville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $67,100 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Plymptonville:

$67,100
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $133,642; detached houses: $142,565; townhouses or other attached units: $194,927; in 2-unit structures: $130,542; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,961; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $250,825; mobile homes: $54,243

Median gross rent in 2019: $761.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plymptonville: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.9%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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Ancestries: American (21.3%), German (18.2%), Irish (18.0%), Swedish (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), English (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 751 people per square mile   (low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $978 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $822 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (90.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (187.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Clearfield borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Hyde, PA (1.6 miles ),
Curwensville borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Bigler, PA (2.8 miles ),
Wallaceton borough, PA (3.1 miles ),
Grampian borough, PA (3.2 miles ),
Lumber City, PA (3.2 miles),
Blue Ball, PA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.04 N, Longitude: 78.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Distribution of median household income in Plymptonville, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Plymptonville, PA in 2019
Plymptonville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Plymptonville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (7.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Plymptonville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.1%)

Average climate in Plymptonville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plymptonville, Pennsylvania average temperatures Plymptonville, Pennsylvania average precipitation Plymptonville, Pennsylvania humidity Plymptonville, Pennsylvania wind speed Plymptonville, Pennsylvania snowfall Plymptonville, Pennsylvania sunshine Plymptonville, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Plymptonville-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Plymptonville place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 35.7 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

Plymptonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.9 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 106.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from Plymptonville center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.3 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 290.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 340.3 miles away from Plymptonville 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 Clearfield County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plymptonville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Plymptonville:

  • CLEARFIELD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • DAVITA - CLEARFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HHS (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HM HLTH SRVCS (Hospital, about 1 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • MOUNTAIN LAUREL NRC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD COMMUNITY NURSES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • KIDNEY CARE SERVICES OF PHILIPSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plymptonville:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 35 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,656)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 35 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 35 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Saint Francis University (about 39 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 51 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • Lock Haven University (about 52 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lawrence Township Volunteer Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Clearfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Plymptonville:

Marital status in Plymptonville, PA
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Plymptonville:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plymptonville, PA (based on Clearfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,33121
Mainline Protestant15,065101
Evangelical Protestant7,51371
Orthodox5196
Black Protestant1171
Other523
None39,045-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Clearfield County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Clearfield County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Clearfield County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearfield County:

30.2%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clearfield County:

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.4%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Plymptonville:

49.6%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Plymptonville:

14.5%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Plymptonville:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

45.9%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plymptonville, PA Residents

3.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, PA  0.74% ($28,422 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.53% ($35,067)
from Blair County, PA  0.19% ($45,633)


3.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, PA  0.79% ($32,117 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.58% ($37,809)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.16% ($45,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plymptonville:

  • WCPA (900 AM; 3 kW; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plymptonville:

  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W284AK (104.7 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOWQ (102.1 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W279AB (103.7 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: DU BOIS AREA BROADCASTING, CO., INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDBA (107.3 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: DU BOIS AREA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WKBI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, PA; Owner: THE ELK-CAMERON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Plymptonville:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)

Plymptonville fatal accident list:

May 2, 2016 00:19 AM, Us-322 Front St, Lat: 41.032419, Lon: -78.441808, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 12, 2004 05:30 PM, Sr-153, Lat: 41.029792, Lon: -78.439843, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.9mTotal length
  • $3,891,000Total costs
  • 67,056Total average daily traffic
  • 21,433Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,817Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plymptonville, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plymptonville, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plymptonville, PA
  • 69.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.4%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 2.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plymptonville, PA
  • 74.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Other fuel
  • 7.5%Utility gas


Plymptonville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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