Snydertown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 318 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 176  (55.6%)
Females: 142  (44.4%)
Median resident age:

55.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17801, 17860.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,885 (it was $40,250 in 2000)
Snydertown:

$46,885
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,541 (it was $15,107 in 2000)

Snydertown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $150,180 (it was $92,000 in 2000)
Snydertown:

$150,180
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $160,481; detached houses: $187,328; townhouses or other attached units: $61,017; in 2-unit structures: $117,128; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,536; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $70,605; mobile homes: $58,646

Median gross rent in 2019: $665.

March 2019 cost of living index in Snydertown: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.2%

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Ancestries: German (52.4%), American (17.7%), English (10.5%), Irish (8.1%), Italian (2.4%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/26/1871

Land area: 3.49 square miles.

Population density: 91 people per square mile   (very low).

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1 resident is foreign born

This borough:

0.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,005 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,616 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (53.7 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (100.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Riverside borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Elysburg, PA (2.5 miles ),
Sunbury, PA (2.5 miles ),
Trevorton, PA (2.5 miles ),
Northumberland borough, PA (2.6 miles ),
Danville borough, PA (2.6 miles ),
Tharptown (Uniontown), PA (2.7 miles ),
Kapp Heights, PA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 76.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Distribution of median household income in Snydertown, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Snydertown, PA in 2019
Snydertown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Snydertown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Utilities (10.0%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Snydertown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (16.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (10.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)

Average climate in Snydertown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.79
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Snydertown-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Snydertown borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Snydertown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from Snydertown center
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 50.2 miles away from the city 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 198.6 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 243.9 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 51.4 miles away from Snydertown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 293.5 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 Northumberland County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Snydertown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Snydertown:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MANSION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • MANSION NURSING CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SUNBURY, PA)
  • SUN HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA)
  • NOTTINGHAM VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA)
  • GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)
  • GOLD STAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Snydertown:

  • Susquehanna University (about 12 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 13 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 27 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 32 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 42 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 42 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)

Points of interest:

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Church in Snydertown: Saint Marks Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Northumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

67.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Snydertown:

Marital status in Snydertown, PA
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Snydertown:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Snydertown, PA (based on Northumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant21,455102
Catholic14,54012
Evangelical Protestant9,79462
Other2,6629
Black Protestant1181
Orthodox761
None45,883-
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: 19
Here:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Northumberland County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Here:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Northumberland County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$828
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$21
Sewerage 0$0 3$2,462
Totals for Government 0$0 5$3,311

Snydertown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $45,000 ($141.51)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($97.48)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($91.19)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($34.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($15.72)

Snydertown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $43,000 ($135.22)
    Other: $1,000 ($3.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($3.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000 ($88.05)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $37,000 ($116.35)
    Property: $14,000 ($44.03)

Snydertown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,000 ($238.99)

4.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
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 Union County, PA  0.64% ($34,238 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.53% ($28,851)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.47% ($37,731)


4.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 Union County, PA  0.70% ($55,460 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.50% ($38,427)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.40% ($52,405)

Strongest AM radio stations in Snydertown:

  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WYGL (1240 AM; 1 kW; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WISL (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: BASIC LICENSING, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Snydertown:

  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W289AI (105.7 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENN. EDUC. TV ASSOC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Snydertown:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Snydertown fatal accident list:

Apr 11, 2018 05:45 PM, Sr-4012 Snydertown Rd, Lat: 40.878786, Lon: -76.693222, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 2012 09:56 AM, Sr-4012 Snydertown Rd, Lat: 40.878497, Lon: -76.694169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 2007 01:00 PM, Sr-4012, Lat: 40.879656, Lon: -76.684206, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 3, 1998 10:28 AM, Sr-4012, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1986 01:15 AM, 00283, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.3mTotal length
  • $967,000Total costs
  • 12,019Total average daily traffic
  • 697Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,950Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Snydertown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Snydertown, PA

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K3FRY, Grant Date: 06/19/1997, Expiration Date: 06/19/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2009, Registrant: John P Smink, N Main St, Snydertown, PA 17877
  • Call Sign: KB3JKV, Licensee ID: L00665839, Grant Date: 04/04/2003, Expiration Date: 04/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2008, Certifier: Patrick C Moyer, Registrant: Patrick C Moyer, Snydertown, PA 17877

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Snydertown, PA
  • 48.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 16.2%Coal or coke
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Snydertown, PA
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Snydertown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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