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Population in 2012: 2,576 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 

Males: 1,250  (48.5%)
Females: 1,326  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16673.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,343 (it was $35,329 in 2000)
Roaring Spring:

$43,343
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,758

Roaring Spring borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,583 (it was $71,900 in 2000)
Roaring Spring:

$97,583
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,847; Detached houses: $100,595; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,647; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,651

Median gross rent in 2012: $491.

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  • White alone - 2,523 (97.6%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Roaring Spring: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (41.7%), Irish (15.2%), English (7.6%), United States (4.5%), Italian (2.4%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/27/1888

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 3,218 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Roaring Spring:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roaring Spring borough:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

52 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This borough:  2.0%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Roaring Spring to the number of sex offenders is 859 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,221 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,160 (1.4%)

Roaring Spring satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (81.5 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (83.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (173.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Freedom, PA (1.5 miles ), Vicksburg, PA (1.6 miles ), Claysburg, PA (2.0 miles ), Martinsburg borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Newry borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Foot of Ten, PA (2.5 miles ), Duncansville borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Hollidaysburg borough, PA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.33 N, Longitude: 78.40 W

Area code: 814

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Crime rates in Roaring Spring by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.044.30.00.038.60.0
Robberies 1020000000
per 100,000 42.20.085.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0120000100
per 100,000 0.042.785.30.00.00.00.044.30.00.0
Burglaries 6155355580
per 100,000 253.542.7213.2216.4131.6221.5223.7221.3308.50.0
Thefts 40443736324760605622
per 100,000 1689.91877.91577.81557.81403.52082.42684.62656.02159.7849.7
Auto thefts 0211021410
per 100,000 0.085.442.643.30.088.644.7177.138.60.0
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 101.797.0128.884.067.8146.7131.4150.3147.335.3

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Crime rate in Roaring Spring detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -212 (-8.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Roaring Spring-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.7 miles away from the Roaring Spring borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 7/19/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the borough center .

Earthquake activity:

Roaring Spring-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blair County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Jerry Stern - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Roaring Spring:

  • NASON HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 105 NASON DRIVE)
  • SOUTHERNCARE ALTOONA (Hospital, 820 EAST MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Roaring Spring:

  • MORRISONS COVE HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARTINSBURG, PA)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOMES-PRESBY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Roaring Spring, PA

Heliports located in Roaring Spring:

Amtrak station near Roaring Spring:

  • 13 miles: ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.roaringspring.net

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roaring Spring:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 15 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,924)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 24 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 44 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 43,065)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 12,422)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 51 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 51 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • Frostburg State University (about 56 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)

Public high schools in Roaring Spring:

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Library in Roaring Spring:

  • ROARING SPRING COMM LIBRARY (Operating income: $104,041; Location: 320 EAST MAIN ST; 24,509 books; 514 audio materials; 1,089 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 128 print serial subscriptions)

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

Court: Ormsby Craig District Justice Court (800 East Main Street).

 
Blair 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
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.360
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.17. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.17
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

10.5
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.0
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Roaring Spring and their reported violations in the past:

IRON MASTERS CC (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Roaring Spring that have no violations reported:

  • HINISH ORCHARD SFLC (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.5%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  65.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.4%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Roaring Spring, PA

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Roaring Spring compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Roaring Spring (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Roaring Spring Branch at 98 Nason Drive, branch established on 1989/03/30. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Roaring Spring Branch at 809 East Main Street, branch established on 1959/06/19. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Roaring Spring Giant Eagle Branch at Route 36 South, branch established on 1998/05/11. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Roaring Spring travel time to work - commute


Roaring Spring mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Roaring Spring borough (based on Blair County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.89%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.4%15.5%13.2%6.1%2.6%
Congregations10.2%22.4%12.2%10.2%4.6%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Church of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.7%1.3%10.8%
Congregations2.6%6.1%1.5%3.6%26.5%
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: 25
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Blair County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Blair County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Blair County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.1%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,005$24,0300$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$4,078
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,650$39,9002$2,424
Streets and Highways 3$5,658$22,6320$0
Totals for Government 7$16,313$27,9659$6,502

Roaring Spring government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $137,000 ($53.18)
    General - Other: $135,000 ($52.41)
    Police Protection: $117,000 ($45.42)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($15.53)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($8.93)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($8.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($7.76)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($3.11)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($3.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.55)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.78)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $164,000 ($63.66)

Roaring Spring government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($28.34)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($4.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000 ($19.41)
    All Other: $14,000 ($5.43)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $148,000 ($57.45)
    Property: $104,000 ($40.37)
    NEC: $67,000 ($26.01)

Roaring Spring government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $351,000 ($136.26)

3.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.19%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Blair County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cambria County, PA  0.45% ($28,300 average AGI)
from Bedford County, PA  0.24% ($27,168)
from Huntingdon County, PA  0.18% ($26,977)


3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($154 average AGI)
Blair County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cambria County, PA  0.37% ($30,783 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.26% ($36,287)
to Bedford County, PA  0.23% ($29,536)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roaring Spring:

  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WJSM (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHJB (1600 AM; 5 kW; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: JOHN H. CESSNA)
  • WRTA (1240 AM; 1 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALTOONA TRANS-AUDIO CORP, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roaring Spring:

  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Roaring Spring:

  • W32AX (Channel 32; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W57AH (Channel 57; BROCKPORT, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WKBS-TV (Channel 47; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65AL (Channel 65; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Roaring Spring fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 1998 08:50 AM, Sr-36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 1991 09:35 AM, 36, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1990 08:20 PM, New St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 9, 1986 06:33 AM, 00880, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Roaring Spring)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Borough Bldg 616 Spang St (Lat: 40.400639 Lon: -78.335556), Call Sign: KUI645, Licensee ID: L00064905
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1400 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/1996, Expiration Date: 10/08/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2002
    Registrant: Roaring Spring, Borough Of, 616 Spang St, Roaring Spring, PA 16673
  • Lat: 40.335500 Lon: -78.789583, Call Sign: WPZS276, Licensee ID: L00767678
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014, Certifier: George Frazier
    Registrant: Spring Cove School District
  • MOBILE, Lat: 40.335389 Lon: -78.416250, Call Sign: WQFY270
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2006, Expiration Date: 11/03/2016, Certifier: Lisa Gates
    Registrant: Multicomm, Inc., 201 Wayne Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648, Phone: (814) 696-7929, Fax: (814) 696-2813, Email:
  • Lat: 40.322444 Lon: -78.390389, Call Sign: WQNF267
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.120 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2011, Expiration Date: 01/14/2021, Certifier: Barb Greenleaf
    Registrant: Compros, Inc., 400 Highland Ave., Altoona, PA 16602, Phone: (814) 946-8100, Fax: (814) 942-7064, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On Rt 164 Approx Four Air Mi E Of (Lat: 40.293694 Lon: -78.260278), Call Sign: KZH826
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/17/1980, Expiration Date: 08/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Whpa/Wkmc, Inc., Holidaysburg, PA 16648

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DUNNING, Dunning Mtn Site (Lat: 40.327194 Lon: -78.424194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQPG637
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2012, Expiration Date: 05/11/2022, Certifier: Mark Taylor
    Registrant: Compros, Inc., 400 Highland Ave., Altoona, PA 16602, Phone: (814) 946-8100, Fax: (814) 942-7064, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roaring Spring)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2395B , Serial Number: 38-79A0037, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth P Jr Reed, 329 Cherry St, Roaring Spring, PA 16673
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55566 , Serial Number: 28R-7335252, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1973
    Registrant (Individual): G Dan Speck, 593 Frederick Rd, Roaring Spring, PA 16673
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 550 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA JT15D-4 (2500 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 782ST , Serial Number: 550-0679, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Silver Eagle Air Enterprises Inc, 331 E Closson Rd, Roaring Spring, PA 16673
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90-8F (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83426 , Serial Number: 7AC-2093, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth P Jr Reed, 329 Cherry St, Roaring Spring, PA 16673



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$104,33312$97,50028$87,5369$21,3332$24,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$74,0001$65,0002$106,5000$01$65,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$95,00019$100,0532$6,5001$3,0001$51,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$52,50012$89,8330$00$01$100,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$81,6670$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$107,5001$194,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3


Most common first names in Roaring Spring, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6073.4 years
Mary4080.3 years
Robert3273.9 years
William2771.2 years
Charles2676.6 years
Paul2072.0 years
Harry1978.4 years
George1873.0 years
Harold1768.9 years
David1771.8 years
Most common last names in Roaring Spring, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dick3973.3 years
Butler3072.0 years
Smith2976.0 years
Bowers1974.9 years
Miller1871.2 years
Hoover1776.5 years
Mock1772.5 years
Albright1673.9 years
Snyder1377.9 years
Garber1376.7 years
Businesses in Roaring Spring, PA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway2
Kroger1True Value1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Cary D. Ritchey (2)
  • Wayne H. Beach (1)
  • Wayne Beach (1)
  • Gary William Wineland (1)
  • Gary Wineland (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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