Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 4,981 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.4%
 
Males: 2,676  (53.7%)
Females: 2,305  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17976.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,780 (it was $18,714 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$25,780
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,967 (it was $12,562 in 2000)

Shenandoah borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $29,226 (it was $26,700 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$29,226
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $124,662; Detached houses: $154,794; Townhouses or other attached units: $55,477; In 2-unit structures: $83,787; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,557; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,851; Mobile homes: $43,194

Median gross rent in 2013: $552.

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  • Races in Shenandoah, PA (2010)

    Shenandoah races chart
    • 4,07280.3%White alone
    • 84816.7%Hispanic
    • 661.3%Black alone
    • 611.2%Two or more races
    • 160.3%Asian alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Shenandoah: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (16.1%), Irish (11.7%), German (10.4%), Dutch (7.3%), Italian (6.2%), Lithuanian (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/16/1866

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 3,286 people per square mile   (average).

Shenandoah,PA real estate house value index trend

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Shenandoah:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shenandoah borough:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

683 residents are foreign born (12.7% Latin America).

This borough:

13.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Shenandoah to the number of sex offenders is 1,666 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $742 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $605 (2.3%)

Shenandoah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (36.1 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (79.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shenandoah Heights, PA (0.8 miles ), Gilberton borough, PA (1.4 miles ), New Boston-Morea, PA (1.6 miles ), Altamont, PA (1.7 miles ), Frackville borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Ringtown borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Englewood, PA (1.8 miles ), Mahanoy City borough, PA (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.82 N, Longitude: 76.20 W

Area code: 570

Shenandoah household income distribution Shenandoah home values distribution

Crime rates in Shenandoah by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000100010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.018.50.00.00.019.40.019.70.00.0
Rapes 001202011230
per 100,000 0.00.018.337.00.037.70.019.419.539.359.40.0
Robberies 5634322910726
per 100,000 88.9106.254.874.055.937.738.5174.5195.3137.639.6120.6
Assaults 11541114911159142211
per 100,000 195.588.573.1203.5261.0169.8211.6290.9175.7275.2435.4221.1
Burglaries 303030305449586523454939
per 100,000 533.1531.1547.9555.01,006.7924.41,115.61,260.4449.1884.6969.7783.8
Thefts 97706310812814813514511010496136
per 100,000 1,723.81,239.21,150.71,998.12,386.32,791.92,596.72,811.72,148.02,044.41,899.92,733.1
Auto thefts 1217211210221084224
per 100,000 213.3300.9383.6222.0186.4415.0192.3155.178.139.339.680.4
Arson 0111151771613
per 100,000 0.017.718.318.518.694.3327.0135.719.5117.919.860.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 196.8166.9167.3276.9260.0296.7261.5393.4242.5326.8305.5261.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Shenandoah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.80
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -842 (-13.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shenandoah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Shenandoah borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 29.1 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shenandoah-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 35.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.6 miles away from Shenandoah 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) earthquake occurred 223.2 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 35.6 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 283.4 miles away from Shenandoah center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 263.5 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 (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shenandoah topographic map

Birthplace of: Anthony P. Damato - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Mary Joan Nielubowicz - Admiral, Nellie King - Baseball player, John Morgan Davis - Judge, Tommy Dorsey - (1905-1956), big band musician, Abner Powell - Major League Baseball player, Al Babartsky - Football player, Barney Wentz - Football player, Cynthia A. Maryanoff - Scientist, Darryl Ponicsan - Novelist.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Shenandoah: Anthony Peter Damato.

Hospitals and medical centers in Shenandoah:

  • HEIGHTS NSG HME AT LOCUST MOUNTAIN (PENNSYLVANIA AVE)
  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER LLC (200 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • SHENANDOAH MANOR NURSING CENTE (101 E. WASHINGTON ST)

Operable nuclear power plants near Shenandoah:

  • 17 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shenandoah:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 11 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 29 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 33 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Wilkes University (about 34 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 35 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)

Public high schools in Shenandoah:

Private elementary/middle school in Shenandoah:

  • TRINITY ACADEMY (Students: 140; Location: 233 W CHERRY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Shenandoah, School District: SHENANDOAH VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Shenandoah:

  • SHENANDOAH AREA FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,361; Location: 15 WEST WASHINGTON STREET; 10,518 books; 34 audio materials; 556 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Shenandoah: Columbia Hose and Steam Fire Engine Company 1 (A), Shenandoah Fire Department Station 5 - Rescue Hook and Ladder Company 1 (B), Shenandoah Fire Department Station 4 - Polish - American Fire Company 4 (C), Shenandoah Fire Department Station 3 - Phoenix Fire Company 2 (D), Shenandoah Fire Department Station 2 - Defender Hose Company 3 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Schuylkill 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 30.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.93
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.0%
(30.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.6% for other race residents, 90.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  54.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
139 people in nursing homes in 2000
13 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Shenandoah 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Shenandoah (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Shenandoah Branch at 2-4 North Main Street, branch established on 1917/08/15. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Shenandoah Branch at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 2000/09/23. 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: Shenandoah Branch at 2-8 South Main Street, branch established on 1934/10/29. 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
  • National Penn Bank: Shenandoah Branch at 5 N. Main Street, branch established on 1935/07/27. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Shenandoah travel time to work - commute Shenandoah mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shenandoah borough (based on Schuylkill County data)

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
Schuylkill County:

2.18 / 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): 14
Schuylkill County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Schuylkill County:

30.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.3%
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 2$9,212$55,2723$4,217
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$8,022
Police Protection - Officers 5$33,118$79,48329$61,068
Firefighters 0$0 10$10,540
Streets and Highways 5$21,570$51,7680$0
Totals for Government 12$63,900$63,90045$83,847

Shenandoah government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $498,000 ($99.98)
    Police Protection: $297,000 ($59.63)
    Sewerage: $278,000 ($55.81)
    Regular Highways: $277,000 ($55.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $183,000 ($36.74)
    Central Staff Services: $112,000 ($22.49)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($6.63)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($6.02)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($4.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($2.81)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($1.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($1.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.81)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.40)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,421,000 ($285.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $119,000 ($23.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $811,000 ($162.82)

Shenandoah government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $609,000 ($122.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $224,000 ($44.97)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($3.21)
    All Other: $11,000 ($2.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $7,000 ($1.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($2.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($9.24)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $165,000 ($33.13)
    Highways: $92,000 ($18.47)
    General Support: $7,000 ($1.41)
  • Tax - Property: $416,000 ($83.52)
    Individual Income: $231,000 ($46.38)
    NEC: $90,000 ($18.07)

Shenandoah government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,990,000 ($399.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,910,000 ($383.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $80,000 ($16.06)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $109,000 ($21.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $189,000 ($37.94)

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Berks County, PA  0.40% ($35,142 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.30% ($28,678)
from Carbon County, PA  0.29% ($29,710)


3.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.38% ($28,378 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.32% ($36,439)
to Carbon County, PA  0.23% ($24,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shenandoah:

  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU 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.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: CURRAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shenandoah:

  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Shenandoah:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
Shenandoah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Shenandoah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 5,464Total average daily traffic
  • 382Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,771Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Shenandoah, Tower Rd (Lat: 40.850000 Lon: -76.114278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WQPX790
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz, 19560.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz, 19560.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, 19560.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/12/2022, Certifier: Cameron Graham
    Registrant: Jefferson Microwave, LLC, 1001 G Street, N.W., Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Email:
  • PA-017C, 259 Park Place Road (Lat: 40.850000 Lon: -76.114278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WQQW923, Licensee ID: L01725651
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 11075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Certifier: Adam Sewell
    Registrant: Converge Towers, LLC, 770 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003, Phone: (646) 415-7715, Fax: (239) 333-0302, Email:
  • ATC75080, Tower Rd (Lat: 40.850000 Lon: -76.114278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WQRH223, Licensee ID: L01734575
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz, 6725.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2013, Expiration Date: 05/13/2023, Certifier: Roberta Yuan
    Registrant: Standard Backhaul Communications LLC, 333 South Highland Avenue, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510, Phone: (212) 293-1920, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shenandoah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5564U , Serial Number: 28-26291, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Parker, 324 California Ave, Shenandoah, PA 17976

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Businesses in Shenandoah, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King1True Value1
Chevrolet1

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  • #7 (17976) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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