Rauchtown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 726.
Males: 349  (48.1%)
Females: 377  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,849
Rauchtown:

$45,849
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,674

Rauchtown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,119
Rauchtown:

$144,119
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,365; detached houses: $165,429; mobile homes: $48,688

Median gross rent in 2017: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rauchtown: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
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  • Races in Rauchtown, PA (2010)
    • 71898.9%White alone
    • 40.6%Black alone
    • 20.3%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: German (30.9%), American (24.2%), Irish (14.1%), English (5.2%), Italian (4.0%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 889 feet

5 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.8%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,766 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,501 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (84.0 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (129.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Oval, PA (2.0 miles ),
Jersey Shore borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Avis borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
McElhattan, PA (2.6 miles ),
Loganton borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Dunnstown, PA (3.1 miles ),
Rote, PA (3.2 miles ),
Castanea, PA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.12 N, Longitude: 77.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Distribution of median household income in Rauchtown, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rauchtown, PA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Rauchtown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Rauchtown place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rauchtown-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 166.1 miles away from the city 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 83.4 miles away from Rauchtown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 245.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 206.3 miles away from Rauchtown 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 84.7 miles away from the city 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 293.2 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 Clinton County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rauchtown:

  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-JERSEY SHORE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JERSEY SHORE, PA)
  • JERSEY SHORE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; JERSEY SHORE, PA)
  • PRN HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LINDEN, PA)
  • COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE OF CLINTON CO INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • LOCK HAVEN DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • LOCK HAVEN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)
  • SUSQUE VIEW HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LOCK HAVEN, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rauchtown:

  • Lock Haven University (about 12 miles; Lock Haven, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,184)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 14 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Bucknell University (about 22 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Susquehanna University (about 30 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 38 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 40 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 42 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Nippenose Valley Volunteer Fire Company Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Rauchtown: Saint James Limestone Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Clinton 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:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Rauchtown:

Marital status in Rauchtown, PA
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Rauchtown:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rauchtown, PA (based on Clinton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,60940
Evangelical Protestant4,25235
Catholic2,6203
Other2333
None26,524-
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: 6
This county:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clinton County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Clinton County:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Clinton County:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clinton County:

26.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

4.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
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 Lycoming County, PA  1.61% ($46,103 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.73% ($38,210)


4.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
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 Lycoming County, PA  1.49% ($32,185 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.83% ($59,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rauchtown:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJSA (1600 AM; 1 kW; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBPZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Owner: LIPEZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WLYC (1050 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: WILLIAMSPORT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAK (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWPA (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rauchtown:

  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVRT (97.7 FM; MILL HALL, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBYL (95.5 FM; SALLADASBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSNU (92.1 FM; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Owner: LIPEZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rauchtown:

  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
  • W39BT (Channel 39; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W05BG (Channel 5; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W09BL (Channel 9; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PENN CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W20AD (Channel 20; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W26AT (Channel 26; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W30AN (Channel 30; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.5mTotal length
  • $441,000Total costs
  • 12,981Total average daily traffic
  • 1,301Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,917Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rauchtown, PA
  • 44.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.9%Wood
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 5.6%Coal or coke
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rauchtown, PA
  • 91.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Electricity


Rauchtown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Rauchtown on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
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