For population 25 years and over in Pocono Pines:
For population 15 years and over in Pocono Pines CDP:
63 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,557 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (23.1 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (71.6 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (79.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Mount Pocono borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Mountainhome, PA (3.3 miles ), Brodheadsville, PA (3.7 miles ), Arlington Heights, PA (3.9 miles ), Moscow borough, PA (4.0 miles ), Bear Creek Village borough, PA (4.0 miles ), Penn Lake Park borough, PA (4.0 miles ), East Side borough, PA (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 41.11 N, Longitude: 75.46 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Work and jobs in Pocono Pines: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pocono Pines-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Pocono Pines place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 22.0 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pocono Pines-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 90% 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 62.1 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 61.6 miles away from Pocono Pines 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 39.8 miles away from the city 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 78.4 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 78.9 miles away from Pocono Pines center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 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 Monroe County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Laura Van Gilder - Racing cyclist.
Heliports located in Pocono Pines:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocono Pines and their reported violations in the past:EDELWEISS RESTAURANT (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:LAKE NAOMI CLUB POOL SNACK BAR (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:KNOTTLE HOTTLE INN (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LAKE NAOMI CLUBHOUSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LAKE NAOMI TENNIS CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:JACKS VILLAGE DELI (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LAKE NAOMI CLUB OFFICE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.8%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Pocono Pines compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Pocono Pines (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Pocono Pines (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 29
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
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Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,795 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($127 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,771 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pocono Pines)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pocono Pines)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
Businesses in Pocono Pines, PA
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.