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Population in 2010: 594. Population change since 2000: +12.3%
Males: 281  (47.3%)
Females: 313  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17083.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,073 (it was $50,417 in 2000)
Quentin:

$51,073
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,081

Quentin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $144,358 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Quentin:

$144,358
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,733; Detached houses: $143,196; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,067; In 2-unit structures: $153,719; Mobile homes: $17,080

Median gross rent in 2012: $721.

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  • White alone - 560 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Quentin: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (48.9%), Irish (18.8%), Swiss (4.0%), English (3.6%), Italian (3.3%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 955 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Quentin:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quentin CDP:

  • Never married: 37.2%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

29 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.9% Africa).

This place:  6.8%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,050 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,429 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (18.0 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (67.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (71.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cornwall borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Mount Gretna Heights, PA (1.6 miles ), Mount Gretna borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Timber Hills, PA (1.7 miles ), Lebanon South, PA (1.9 miles ), Pleasant Hill, PA (2.0 miles ), Lebanon, PA (2.1 miles ), Cleona borough, PA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 76.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (40%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Quentin-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Quentin place center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 11.0 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quentin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% 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 21.4 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 22.9 miles away from Quentin 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 73.6 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 13.4 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 72.5 miles away from Quentin center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 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 Lebanon County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Quentin:

  • PHILHAVEN HOSP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MT GRETNA, PA)
  • VNA DEPT OF GOOD SAM HOSP (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • LEBANON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)

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Amtrak stations near Quentin:

  • 13 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quentin:

  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 16 miles; Lancaster, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,127)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 18 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 24 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 25 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Albright College (about 29 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 4,643)

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Notable location: Quentin Volunteer Fire Company Station 37 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Quentin: Saint Pauls Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Lebanon 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 39.7. This is worse than average.
City:

39.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.167
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.06353


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.6%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Quentin, PA

Quentin compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Quentin travel time to work - commute


Quentin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Quentin CDP (based on Lebanon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.66%
Here48.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChurch of the Brethren
Adherents23.8%20.5%17.0%14.8%6.0%
Congregations5.9%21.7%13.8%15.1%6.6%
NameOld Order MennoniteAssemblies of GodMennonite; Other GroupsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.9%1.5%10.0%
Congregations3.3%2.6%5.9%1.3%23.7%
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: 31
Lebanon County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Lebanon County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Lebanon County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lebanon County:

28.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.0%
State:

11.5%

5.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dauphin County, PA  1.00% ($43,425 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.67% ($42,638)
from Berks County, PA  0.64% ($34,670)


4.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($228 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.89% ($36,188 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.55% ($39,517)
to Berks County, PA  0.43% ($49,058)

Strongest AM radio stations in Quentin:

  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WADV (940 AM; 1 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: WADV RADIO, INC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quentin:

  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WQIC (100.1 FM; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Quentin:

  • 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.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Cornwall Pump Route 72 1.0 Mi W Of (Lat: 40.283417 Lon: -76.465222), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: KGH43
    Assigned Frequencies: 2193.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2001, Expiration Date: 11/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2007, Certifier: Peter J Pikna
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:



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 ORIGINATED1$133,0603$181,8671$65,4201$107,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$140,4000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0041.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$162,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0041.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Quentin, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Harry571.6 years
William562.0 years
Charles469.0 years
Robert469.7 years
Howard386.3 years
Joseph383.0 years
John376.3 years
Lester385.6 years
Sarah377.3 years
Eugene285.0 years
Most common last names in Quentin, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith773.4 years
Dissinger582.4 years
Brunner481.8 years
Mcminn482.5 years
Dohner370.3 years
Grose359.0 years
Hershey385.3 years
Boyer382.3 years
Eckert274.0 years
Goshert281.5 years
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