Quentin, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 594. Population change since 2000: +12.3%
Males: 248  (41.8%)
Females: 346  (58.2%)
Median resident age:  46.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17083.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,456 (it was $50,417 in 2000)
Quentin:

$47,456
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,027 (it was $25,037 in 2000)

Quentin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $137,901 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Quentin:

$137,901
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $193,057; Detached houses: $215,182; Townhouses or other attached units: $129,364; In 2-unit structures: $227,104; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,661; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,028; Mobile homes: $64,217

Median gross rent in 2013: $768.

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  • Races in Quentin, PA (2010)

    Quentin races chart
    • 56094.3%White alone
    • 152.5%Hispanic
    • 81.3%Two or more races
    • 61.0%Other race alone
    • 30.5%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Quentin: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.5%), Irish (20.8%), Welsh (6.9%), English (3.6%), Swiss (3.6%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 955 people per square mile   (low).

Quentin, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Quentin:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quentin CDP:

  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

24 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This place:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,976 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,248 (1.5%)

Quentin satellite photo by USGS

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

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

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Quentin, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Quentin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 15% 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 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 21.4 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 223.3 miles away from Quentin 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 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 275.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 263.1 miles away from Quentin center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 322.4 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 Lebanon County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and 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, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LEBANON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • SPANG CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • OAKVIEW (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • GSH DIALYSIS, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LEBANON, PA)

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:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 17 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 18 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 24 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 24 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 26 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Alvernia University (about 27 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 118. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

118
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.227. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Quentin compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant29,37380
Evangelical Protestant13,83997
Catholic12,2188
Other1,2945
Orthodox2282
Black Protestant551
None76,561-
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: 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%

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  0.84% ($41,207 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.56% ($43,538)
from Berks County, PA  0.49% ($34,909)


4.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.77% ($39,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.52% ($36,442)
to Berks County, PA  0.37% ($33,947)

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
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

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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