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Population in 2012: 764 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 

Males: 322  (42.2%)
Females: 442  (57.8%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15963.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,772 (it was $25,956 in 2000)
Scalp Level:

$33,772
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,480

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,379 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Scalp Level:

$59,379
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,970; Detached houses: $94,939; Townhouses or other attached units: $33,986; Mobile homes: $32,423

Median gross rent in 2012: $653.

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  • White alone - 756 (97.2%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Scalp Level: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.7%), Polish (14.7%), Irish (10.4%), Slovak (8.5%), Hungarian (6.8%), Italian (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1860 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,229 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Scalp Level:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scalp Level borough:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

9 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $713 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $555 (1.2%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -294 (-25.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Scalp Level-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% 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 72.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Alexander Ratiu - Roman Catholic priest.


Hospitals/medical centers near Scalp Level:

  • WINDBER HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, 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)

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: 2,925)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 31 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,924)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 31 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 12,422)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 39 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 42 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • Frostburg State University (about 42 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 57 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)

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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)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 40.4. This is worse than average.
City:

40.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.55
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Scalp Level, PA

Scalp Level compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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. (68%)
  • Coal or coke (15%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.61%
Here81.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents67.2%13.6%6.3%2.2%1.7%
Congregations29.7%23.2%7.3%4.5%4.9%
NameAmerican Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents0.9%0.9%0.8%0.7%5.5%
Congregations0.8%0.4%4.1%2.4%22.8%
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: 31
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
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 0$0 1$505
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,377
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,244
Totals for Government 0$0 10$3,126

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($47.12)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $55,000 ($71.99)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($54.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($30.10)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($28.80)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($15.71)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($13.09)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.24)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($3.93)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $5,000 ($6.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $88,000 ($115.18)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($30.10)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($22.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($5.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($15.71)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($7.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($27.49)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.62)
  • Tax - Property: $41,000 ($53.66)
    Individual Income: $37,000 ($48.43)
    NEC: $9,000 ($11.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $121,000 ($158.38)

3.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Somerset County, PA  0.42% ($21,680 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.32% ($30,783)
from Indiana County, PA  0.23% ($29,414)


4.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Somerset County, PA  0.45% ($35,913 average AGI)
to Blair County, PA  0.40% ($28,300)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.38% ($29,854)

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: 40.24676944, Lon: -78.84994722, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 2005 06:48 PM, Sr-56, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,745
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,034


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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