For population 25 years and over in Sligo:
For population 15 years and over in Sligo borough:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $808 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (52.6 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (241.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Callensburg borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Rimersburg borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Knox borough, PA (3.0 miles ), St. Petersburg borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Clarion borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Parker, PA (3.1 miles ), Foxburg borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Shippenville borough, PA (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 41.11 N, Longitude: 79.49 W
Area code: 814
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+3.1%).
Work and jobs in Sligo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sligo, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sligo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Sligo borough center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sligo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% 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 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Sligo 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from Sligo center
On 6/3/2001 at 22:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 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 Clarion County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.5%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Sligo (based on Clarion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.66%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
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Sligo government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,112 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,943 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Sligo fatal accident list:
Nov 1, 1996 03:00 PM, 68, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1975 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,883
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,091
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 9,765
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sligo)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sligo)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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