For population 25 years and over in Shanksville:
For population 15 years and over in Shanksville borough:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,375 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (63.7 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (199.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Indian Lake borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Friedens, PA (2.3 miles ), Stoystown borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Berlin borough, PA (2.7 miles ), New Baltimore, PA (2.7 miles) , Central City borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Hooversville borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Somerset borough, PA (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 40.02 N, Longitude: 78.91 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 814
Shanksville tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+4.3%).
Work and jobs in Shanksville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Shanksville, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shanksville-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Shanksville borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Shanksville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 100% 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 84.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high school in Shanksville:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Shanksville and their reported violations in the past:IDAS COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 2.6%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Shanksville compared to Pennsylvania state average:
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Religion statistics for Shanksville (based on Somerset County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
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Shanksville government finances in 2002:
3.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,319 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,568 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Shanksville fatal accident list:
Aug 8, 1981 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,319
Total average daily truck traffic: 298
Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic: 1,766
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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