Smethport, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,554 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 
Males: 736  (47.4%)
Females: 818  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16730, 16749.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,561 (it was $34,934 in 2000)
Smethport:

$51,561
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,098 (it was $17,297 in 2000)

Smethport borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,404 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Smethport:

$116,404
PA:

$181,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $661.

March 2019 cost of living index in Smethport: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.8%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Smethport, PA (2010)
    • 1,61497.5%White alone
    • 231.4%Hispanic
    • 90.5%Asian alone
    • 90.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Smethport, Pennsylvania as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smethport is 127 to 1.


Crime rates in Smethport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(61.0)
1
(61.8)
2
(125.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(183.9)
2
(123.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(193.3)
2
(129.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(366.1)
3
(185.4)
3
(188.3)
12
(768.7)
9
(580.3)
9
(581.8)
7
(429.2)
6
(371.5)
2
(126.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(2,441)
13
(803.5)
11
(690.5)
20
(1,281)
21
(1,354)
14
(905.0)
11
(674.4)
3
(185.8)
5
(315.7)
0
(0.0)
7
(454.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(61.0)
1
(61.8)
1
(62.8)
1
(64.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.6)
1
(61.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(61.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)140.362.470.9110.294.882.198.758.221.538.796.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (23.7%), American (10.9%), Irish (10.9%), Italian (10.6%), English (7.6%), Swedish (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1853

Elevation: 1560 feet

Land area: 1.67 square miles.

Population density: 932 people per square mile   (low).

Smethport, Pennsylvania map

3 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,504 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,214 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (77.9 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (78.5 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (213.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rew, PA (2.8 miles),
Port Allegany borough, PA (2.9 miles ),
Eldred borough, PA (3.3 miles ),
Mount Jewett borough, PA (3.4 miles ),
Lewis Run borough, PA (3.5 miles ),
Foster Brook, PA (3.8 miles ),
Bradford, PA (3.8 miles ),
Roulette, PA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 78.44 W

Area code: 814

Distribution of median household income in Smethport, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Smethport, PA in 2017
Smethport satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Smethport, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Public administration (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Smethport, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Smethport, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Smethport-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Smethport borough center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 35.3 miles away from the borough center killed 7 people and injured 30 people.

Earthquake activity:

Smethport-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 103.2 miles away from Smethport center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 140.9 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 255.3 miles away from the city 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 121.7 miles away from Smethport 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 162.0 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 301.9 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 McKean County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers in Smethport:

  • LAKEVIEW SENIOR CARE AND LIVIN (15 WEST WILLOW STREET)
  • SENA KEAN MANOR (17083 ROUTE 6)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Smethport:

  • PSA HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PORT ALLEGANY, PA)
  • PORT ALLEGANY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PORT ALLEGANY, PA)
  • BRADFORD ECUMENICAL HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BRADFORD, PA)
  • DAVITA - BRADFORD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; BRADFORD, PA)
  • RAMSBOTTOM CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; BRADFORD, PA)
  • MCKEAN COUNTY VNA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BRADFORD, PA)
  • PAVILION AT BRMC, THE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BRADFORD, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smethport:

  • St Bonaventure University (about 19 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,286)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 46 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • Alfred University (about 46 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 46 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 64 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 64 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,523)
  • Lock Haven University (about 69 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)

Public high school in Smethport:

Public elementary/middle school in Smethport:

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Library in Smethport:

  • HAMLIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $68,710; Location: 123 S MECHANIC ST; 24,097 books; 1,270 audio materials; 693 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Smethport Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Elizabeths Cemetery (1), Rose Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hamlin Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Marvin Creek (A), Blacksmith Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: McKean County - Court House- General Office Information (500 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Albert W. Johnson - Politician.

McKean County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

PLEASANT VALLEY INN (Address: 401 W. WATER ST. , Serves NY, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FARMERS VALLEY INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HERZOGS VALLEY STORE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Smethport that have no violations reported:

  • SUNSET VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 245, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VALLEY PIT BAR B QUE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

59.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.0%
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
50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
53 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Smethport (2011 data):

  • Hamlin Bank and Trust Company: East Water Street Branch at 325 East Water Street, branch established on 1972/07/11; Hamlin Bank And Trust Company at 333 West Main Street, branch established on 1863/12/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $414.4 mil, Deposits: $335.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Smethport Branch at 428 West Main Street, branch established on 1961/10/02. 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

For population 15 years and over in Smethport:

Marital status in Smethport, PA
  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Smethport:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Smethport
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Smethport, PA (based on McKean County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,9879
Mainline Protestant7,44734
Evangelical Protestant5,05040
Other834
None22,883-
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: 13
This county:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
McKean County:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
McKean County:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McKean County:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

58.1%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Smethport:

36.5%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

62.8%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Smethport, PA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 2$12,890$77,3403$2,556
Electric Power 2$17,638$105,8280$0
Sewerage 1$7,850$94,2000$0
Financial Administration 1$7,514$90,1681$658
Water Supply 1$7,940$95,2800$0
Streets and Highways 1$7,080$84,9600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$7,792
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$205
Totals for Government 8$60,912$91,3687$11,211

Smethport government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $264,000 ($169.88)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($44.40)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($965.25)
    Sewerage: $368,000 ($236.81)
    General - Other: $203,000 ($130.63)
    Regular Highways: $196,000 ($126.13)
    Police Protection: $107,000 ($68.85)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($60.49)
    General Public Buildings: $91,000 ($58.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($21.24)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($18.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($17.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($10.94)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($9.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.64)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $886,000 ($570.14)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $251,000 ($161.52)
    Benefit Payments: $187,000 ($120.33)
    Corporate Bonds: $170,000 ($109.40)
    Withdrawals: $17,000 ($10.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $19,000 ($12.23)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($6.44)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($5.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($2.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $496,000 ($319.18)

Smethport government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $499,000 ($321.11)
    Other: $8,000 ($5.15)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $148,000 ($95.24)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $59,000 ($37.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($4.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($15.44)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($5.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($5.15)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.29)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,790,000 ($1151.87)
    Water Utilities: $611,000 ($393.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $45,000 ($28.96)
    Other: $39,000 ($25.10)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($3.86)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $116,000 ($74.65)
    Property: $65,000 ($41.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000 ($16.73)
    Public Utility License: $10,000 ($6.44)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,000 ($4.50)

Smethport government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000 ($38.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($26.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($12.23)

Smethport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $761,000 ($489.70)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $176,000 ($113.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $213,000 ($137.07)

3.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.00%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.44% ($43,814 average AGI)
from Potter County, PA  0.32% ($38,961)
from Elk County, PA  0.17% ($17,778)


3.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.41% ($62,209 average AGI)
to Potter County, PA  0.29% ($32,766)
to Elk County, PA  0.21% ($44,471)

Businesses in Smethport, PA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Smethport:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WESB (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: RADIO STATION WESB, INC.)
  • WLEM (1250 AM; 3 kW; EMPORIUM, PA; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRM (600 AM; 1 kW; COUDERSPORT, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHDL (1450 AM; 1 kW; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOEN (1360 AM; 1 kW; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smethport:

  • WQRM (106.3 FM; SMETHPORT, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHKS (94.9 FM; PORT ALLEGANY, PA; Owner: L-COM INC.)
  • WDDH (97.5 FM; ST. MARYS, PA; Owner: LAUREL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WBRR (100.1 FM; BRADFORD, PA; Owner: RADIO STATION WESB, INC.)
  • WPSB (90.1 FM; KANE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W213BC (90.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFRM-FM (96.7 FM; COUDERSPORT, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, PA; Owner: THE ELK-CAMERON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQKY (98.9 FM; EMPORIUM, PA; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJQZ (103.5 FM; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMXO (101.5 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WCID (89.1 FM; FRIENDSHIP, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJNG (100.5 FM; JOHNSONBURG, PA; Owner: STRATTAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLMI (103.9 FM; KANE, PA; Owner: BEECH TREE BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Smethport:

  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • W30BW (Channel 30; OLEAN, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Smethport, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count9216
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13750
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3761
  • Fatalities10158
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23656
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents797
See more detailed statistics of Smethport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.3mTotal length
  • $2,904,000Total costs
  • 21,008Total average daily traffic
  • 2,115Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,638Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Smethport, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Smethport, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smethport)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Smethport, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smethport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6511G , Serial Number: 17273603, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 01/16/2004
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James R Buerk, 406 Gifford Holw, Smethport, PA 16749, Other Owners: R Sue Buerk

Most common first names in Smethport, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7378.8 years
Robert4475.0 years
Mary4378.5 years
William4180.7 years
George3081.2 years
Margaret2878.2 years
James2770.9 years
Charles2778.5 years
Frank2677.2 years
Helen2682.1 years
Most common last names in Smethport, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4178.4 years
Anderson2977.3 years
Smith2577.0 years
Larson1975.3 years
Peterson1882.5 years
Swanson1577.3 years
Brown1482.4 years
Baker1480.9 years
Carlson1284.1 years
Miller1274.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smethport, PA
  • 93.1%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 2.1%Coal or coke
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smethport, PA
  • 93.2%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Smethport 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Smethport on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #67 (16730) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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