Sligo, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 710 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 332  (46.9%)
Females: 378  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16255.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,151 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Sligo:

$41,151
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,159 (it was $13,807 in 2000)

Sligo borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,736 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Sligo:

$86,736
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $740.

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  • Races in Sligo, PA (2010)

    Sligo races chart
    • 70698.1%White alone
    • 71.0%Asian alone
    • 50.7%Black alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sligo: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.2%), Irish (17.2%), United States (6.3%), English (5.4%), Dutch (5.2%), Italian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/20/1878

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 1.43 square miles.

Population density: 497 people per square mile   (low).

Sligo,PA real estate house value index trend

Sligo, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Sligo:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sligo borough:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sligo, Pennsylvania as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sligo to the number of sex offenders is 237 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $948 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $910 (1.2%)

Sligo satellite photo by USGS

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

Sligo household income distribution Sligo home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+3.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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, Pennsylvania average temperatures Sligo, Pennsylvania average precipitation Sligo, Pennsylvania humidity Sligo, Pennsylvania wind speed Sligo, Pennsylvania snowfall Sligo, Pennsylvania sunshine Sligo, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Sligo-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% smaller 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.0 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) earthquake occurred 328.0 miles away from Sligo center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 310.5 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 Clarion County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sligo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sligo:

  • CLARVIEW NURSING AND REHAB CEN (14663 ROUTE 68)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sligo:

  • CLARION HEALTH CARE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLARION, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CLARION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLARION, PA)
  • CLARION FOREST V N A HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; KNOX, PA)
  • RENAL CARE OF CLARION (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CLARION, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-SHIPPENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SHIPPENVILLE, PA)
  • DCI OF CLARION (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CLARION, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sligo:

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 10 miles; Clarion, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,771)
  • Butler County Community College (about 30 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Grove City College (about 31 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 48 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Allegheny College (about 51 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)

Public high school in Sligo:

Private elementary/middle school in Sligo:

  • SHADY NOOK AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 729 SHADY LN; Grades: 1 - 8)
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Notable location: Sligo Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mineral Run (A), Little Licking Creek (B), Anderson Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Clarion 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 2012 was 79.8. This is about average.

City:

79.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sligo and their reported violations in the past:

SNYDERS DAIRY BAR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  73.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Sligo compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Sligo (2011 data):

  • Northwest Savings Bank: Sligo Branch at 1613 Bald Eagle Street, branch established on 1954/11/22. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sligo borough (based on Clarion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0798
Mainline Protestant8,04857
Evangelical Protestant5,12142
Other1664
None17,574-
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: 14
Clarion County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Clarion County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Clarion County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

10.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarion County:

28.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.9%
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
Other Government Administration 3$6,218$24,8723$649
Totals for Government 3$6,218$24,8723$649

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($105.63)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($90.14)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($43.66)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($26.76)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($15.49)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($14.08)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.63)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.41)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($101.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $13,000 ($18.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $70,000 ($98.59)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($9.86)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $232,000 ($326.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($23.94)
    All Other: $3,000 ($4.23)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $37,000 ($52.11)
    Property: $30,000 ($42.25)
    NEC: $6,000 ($8.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,406,000 ($1980.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,359,000 ($1914.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($66.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($81.69)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Venango County, PA  0.48% ($28,690 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, PA  0.46% ($27,045)
from Butler County, PA  0.36% ($32,434)


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,052 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, PA  0.48% ($27,775 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.45% ($28,455)
to Venango County, PA  0.44% ($29,908)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sligo:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCH (1300 AM; 1 kW; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sligo:

  • WCUC-FM (91.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION STATE COLLEGE)
  • WYTR (103.3 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCR (92.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMKX (105.5 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: STRATTAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKQW-FM (96.3 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGYI (98.5 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sligo:

  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W45BT (Channel 45; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

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
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 7,883Total average daily traffic
  • 1,091Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,765Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sligo)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 500 E Of Pa Rt 68 3 Mi Sse (Lat: 41.066167 Lon: -79.475889), Call Sign: WNUC540
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/1995, Expiration Date: 08/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2000
    Registrant: Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Of, Harrisburg, PA 17105, Phone: (814) 226-6631

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SLIGO, 2.2 Miles S Of (Lat: 41.074778 Lon: -79.487250), Overall height: 74.1 m, Call Sign: WLN557
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2011, Certifier: James J. R. Talbot
    Registrant: At&t Communications Of Pennsylvania, LLC, 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30043, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sligo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97092 , Serial Number: 1081092, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James L Papke, 1999 Madison Street Ext, Sligo, PA 16255

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Sligo, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2584.2 years
James2378.6 years
William2278.5 years
John2079.2 years
Charles1974.3 years
Robert1864.7 years
Helen1575.7 years
Frank1579.7 years
Ruth1484.4 years
George1178.9 years
Most common last names in Sligo, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Myers2276.9 years
Smith1286.0 years
Henry1279.3 years
Elder1075.3 years
Elliott1077.7 years
Stewart975.3 years
Best979.6 years
Kriebel980.0 years
Miller880.1 years
Mccall885.3 years

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