Scalp Level, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 753 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 
Males: 322  (42.8%)
Females: 431  (57.2%)
Median resident age:  49.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15963.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,842 (it was $25,956 in 2000)
Scalp Level:

$34,842
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,693 (it was $12,108 in 2000)

Scalp Level borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,286 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Scalp Level:

$62,286
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $670.

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  • Races in Scalp Level, PA (2010)

    Scalp Level races chart
    • 75697.2%White alone
    • 81.0%Asian alone
    • 70.9%Black alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Scalp Level: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.9%), Polish (15.8%), Irish (10.4%), Hungarian (7.5%), Slovak (6.4%), Italian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1860 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,211 people per square mile   (low).

Scalp Level,PA real estate house value index trend

Scalp Level, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Scalp Level:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scalp Level borough:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

9 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $905 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $621 (1.2%)

Scalp Level satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (61.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (196.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Paint borough, PA (0.8 miles ), University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, PA (1.0 miles ), Windber borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Belmont, PA (1.9 miles ), Geistown borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Lorain borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Ferndale borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Davidsville, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.25 N, Longitude: 78.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Scalp Level household income distribution Scalp Level home values distribution

Property values in Scalp Level, PA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -294 (-25.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Scalp Level, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Scalp Level-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Scalp Level borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 41.6 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scalp Level-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 118.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from Scalp Level 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 148.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 307.8 miles away from Scalp Level center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cambria County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Alexander Ratiu - Roman Catholic priest.

Hospitals and medical centers near Scalp Level:

  • WINDBER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; WINDBER, PA)
  • CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WINDBER, PA)
  • WINDBER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WINDBER, PA)
  • DAVITA - JOHNSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • CHOICE HOME DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH REGIONAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • ARBUTUS PARK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Scalp Level:

  • 7 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scalp Level:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 2 miles; Johnstown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,815)
  • Saint Francis University (about 21 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 25 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 31 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 31 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Seton Hill University (about 39 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 39 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

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Cambria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.409. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.409
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  66.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Scalp Level compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Scalp Level travel time to work - commute Scalp Level mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (62%)
  • Coal or coke (17%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scalp Level borough (based on Cambria County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,83156
Mainline Protestant24,819101
Evangelical Protestant9,20867
Black Protestant2,0666
Orthodox1,58112
Other6095
None40,565-
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
Cambria County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Cambria County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Cambria County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cambria County:

31.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,516
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$4,133
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$3,733
Totals for Government 0$0 14$9,382

Scalp Level government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($47.81)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $55,000 ($73.04)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($55.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($30.54)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($29.22)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($15.94)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($13.28)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.31)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($3.98)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $5,000 ($6.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $88,000 ($116.87)

Scalp Level government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($30.54)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($22.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($5.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($15.94)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($7.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($27.89)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.66)
  • Tax - Property: $41,000 ($54.45)
    Individual Income: $37,000 ($49.14)
    NEC: $9,000 ($11.95)

Scalp Level government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $121,000 ($160.69)

2.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.96%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Somerset County, PA  0.44% ($32,854 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.26% ($33,651)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.19% ($34,620)


3.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.57%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($366 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Somerset County, PA  0.45% ($34,793 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.35% ($30,672)
to Blair County, PA  0.32% ($30,843)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scalp Level:

  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WNTJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: GREATER JOHNSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WHJB (1600 AM; 5 kW; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: JOHN H. CESSNA)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scalp Level:

  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WUZI (105.7 FM; PORTAGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Scalp Level:

  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)

Scalp Level fatal accident list:

Mar 4, 2011 02:09 PM, Sr-56, Lat: 40.24677, Lon: -78.84995, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 2005 06:48 PM, Sr-56, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 24, 1988 08:24 AM, 56, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 29, 1975 06:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1975 06:47 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $2,000Total costs
  • 20,745Total average daily traffic
  • 1,034Total average daily truck traffic
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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$90,0002$25,0007$75,2864$22,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$05$72,8002$42,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$73,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$67,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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