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Population in 2012: 4,998 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 

Males: 2,634  (52.7%)
Females: 2,364  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17976.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,833 (it was $18,714 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$27,833
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,934

Shenandoah borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,273 (it was $26,700 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$33,273
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $44,493; Detached houses: $58,374; Townhouses or other attached units: $39,513; In 2-unit structures: $71,987; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $6,950; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $24,327; Mobile homes: $6,950

Median gross rent in 2012: $529.

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  • White alone - 4,072 (80.3%)
  • Hispanic - 848 (16.7%)
  • Black alone - 66 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shenandoah: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Polish (16.8%), Irish (13.2%), German (11.2%), Dutch (6.7%), Lithuanian (6.3%), Italian (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/16/1866

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 3,298 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Shenandoah:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shenandoah borough:

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

629 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This borough:  12.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Shenandoah to the number of sex offenders is 2,499 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 2012: $752 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $597 (2.1%)

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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

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Crime rates in Shenandoah by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00010001010
per 100,000 0.00.00.018.50.00.00.019.40.019.70.0
Rapes 00120201123
per 100,000 0.00.018.337.00.037.70.019.419.539.359.4
Robberies 563432291072
per 100,000 88.9106.254.874.055.937.738.5174.5195.3137.639.6
Assaults 115411149111591422
per 100,000 195.588.573.1203.5261.0169.8211.6290.9175.7275.2435.4
Burglaries 3030303054495865234549
per 100,000 533.1531.1547.9555.01006.7924.41115.61260.4449.1884.6969.7
Thefts 97706310812814813514511010496
per 100,000 1723.81239.21150.71998.12386.32791.92596.72811.72148.02044.41899.9
Auto thefts 121721121022108422
per 100,000 213.3300.9383.6222.0186.4415.0192.3155.178.139.339.6
Arson 011115177161
per 100,000 0.017.718.318.518.694.3327.0135.719.5117.919.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.6) 196.8166.9167.3276.9260.0296.7261.5393.4242.5326.8305.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.79
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -842 (-13.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Shenandoah-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 40% greater 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 82% 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 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 Shenandoah center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Shenandoah center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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 Recipient born in Shenandoah: Anthony Peter Damato.


Hospitals/medical centers in Shenandoah:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Shenandoah, PA

Operable nuclear power plants near Shenandoah:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shenandoah:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,552)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 28 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 33 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 34 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Wilkes University (about 34 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • King's College (about 35 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.7%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 42.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 74.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Shenandoah, PA

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 compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above 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 significantly below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Shenandoah travel time to work - commute


Shenandoah mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Here74.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents56.8%17.7%11.0%7.4%0.8%
Congregations27.6%15.5%16.2%16.2%1.3%
NameSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Orthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents0.8%0.6%0.5%0.5%3.9%
Congregations0.7%1.7%1.7%1.3%17.8%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,326$31,9562$1,405
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,673
Police Protection - Officers 5$19,148$45,95520$20,348
Firefighters 0$0 7$3,512
Streets and Highways 5$12,471$29,9300$0
Totals for Government 12$36,945$36,94531$27,938

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $498,000 ($99.64)
    Police Protection: $297,000 ($59.42)
    Sewerage: $278,000 ($55.62)
    Regular Highways: $277,000 ($55.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $183,000 ($36.61)
    Central Staff Services: $112,000 ($22.41)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($6.60)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($6.00)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($4.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($2.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($1.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($1.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.80)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.40)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,421,000 ($284.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $119,000 ($23.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $811,000 ($162.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $609,000 ($121.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $224,000 ($44.82)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($3.20)
    All Other: $11,000 ($2.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $7,000 ($1.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($2.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($9.20)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $165,000 ($33.01)
    Highways: $92,000 ($18.41)
    General Support: $7,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Property: $416,000 ($83.23)
    Individual Income: $231,000 ($46.22)
    NEC: $90,000 ($18.01)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,990,000 ($398.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,910,000 ($382.15)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $80,000 ($16.01)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $109,000 ($21.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $189,000 ($37.82)

3.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Berks County, PA  0.41% ($35,187 average AGI)
from Luzerne County, PA  0.41% ($31,150)
from Carbon County, PA  0.31% ($29,281)


3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Schuylkill County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.31% ($31,690 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.30% ($32,480)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.26% ($30,014)

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.)

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

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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

See more detailed statistics of Shenandoah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,464
Total average daily truck traffic: 382
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 13,771


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
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King1True Value1
Kroger1

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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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  • Scott T. Van Horn (1)
  • Richard K. Bronk (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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