Ravine, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 662.
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
Males: 335  (50.7%)
Females: 327  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17963.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,588 (it was $30,739 in 2000)
Ravine:

$46,588
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,403 (it was $16,297 in 2000)

Ravine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,202 (it was $59,700 in 2000)
Ravine:

$95,202
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $141,383; detached houses: $169,123; townhouses or other attached units: $66,408; in 2-unit structures: $79,539; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,335; mobile homes: $95,128

Median gross rent in 2017: $757.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ravine: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Ravine, PA (2010)
    • 64697.6%White alone
    • 60.9%Black alone
    • 50.8%Two or more races
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: German (37.0%), American (10.9%), Irish (10.3%), Swedish (8.5%), Dutch (8.2%), Pennsylvania German (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 615 people per square mile   (low).

Ravine, Pennsylvania map

22 residents are foreign born (2.4% North America, 1.1% Europe).

This place:

3.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,684 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,811 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (29.1 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (76.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pine Grove borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Tremont borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Donaldson, PA (2.2 miles ),
Muir, PA (2.6 miles ),
Orwin, PA (2.7 miles ),
Reinerton, PA (2.8 miles ),
Reinerton-Orwin-Muir, PA (2.8 miles ),
Branchdale, PA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 76.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Distribution of median household income in Ravine, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ravine, PA in 2017
Ravine satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Ravine, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Utilities (6.9%)
  • Electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Wood products (5.0%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Warehousing & storage (7.0%)
  • Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Ravine, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Top executives (6.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (23.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)

Average climate in Ravine, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.1. This is about average.

City:

75.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ravine-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Ravine place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the place center caused $18 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ravine-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 24.9 miles away from Ravine 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 218.4 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 26.2 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 256.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 258.6 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 303.4 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 Schuylkill County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ravine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ravine:

  • TREMONT NURSING CT ICF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TREMONT, PA)
  • TREMONT HEALTH AND REHABILITAT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TREMONT, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-YORK TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
  • PRECISION HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • SCHUYLKILL HEALTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSP AND WARNE CLINIC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ravine:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 12 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 27 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 29 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Albright College (about 30 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Alvernia University (about 30 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Susquehanna University (about 30 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

Points of interest:

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Adams Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Schuylkill 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:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
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: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Ravine:

Marital status in Ravine, PA
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ravine:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ravine, PA (based on Schuylkill County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,81448
Mainline Protestant37,489144
Evangelical Protestant7,71973
Other1,34610
Orthodox7357
Black Protestant1771
None60,009-
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: 32
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Schuylkill County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Here:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Schuylkill County:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ravine:

58.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

22.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ravine:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

13.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

66.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

90.5%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ravine, PA Residents

3.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.52%
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 Berks County, PA  0.50% ($38,474 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.43% ($33,233)
from Carbon County, PA  0.26% ($30,285)


3.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
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 Berks County, PA  0.37% ($42,991 average AGI)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.32% ($35,492)
to Carbon County, PA  0.26% ($26,262)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ravine:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ravine:

  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ravine:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)

Ravine fatal accident list:

Apr 12, 2015 11:28 AM, Sr-3002 Sweet Arrow Lake Rd, Lat: 40.565472, Lon: -76.386167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.7mTotal length
  • $3,186,000Total costs
  • 118,029Total average daily traffic
  • 31,284Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Ravine, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ravine, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ravine, PA
  • 38.3%Electricity
  • 27.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.7%Coal or coke
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ravine, PA
  • 52.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 47.1%Electricity


Ravine compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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