South Fork, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 842 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -26.0%
 
Males: 404  (48.0%)
Females: 438  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15956.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,211 (it was $30,144 in 2000)
South Fork:

$32,211
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,932 (it was $13,298 in 2000)

South Fork borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $46,873 (it was $35,200 in 2000)
South Fork:

$46,873
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $138,661; detached houses: $143,006; townhouses or other attached units: $94,847; in 2-unit structures: $101,553; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $135,682; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,977; mobile homes: $52,420

Median gross rent in 2019: $627.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Fork: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.5%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Fork, PA (2019)
    • 96696.5%White alone
    • 131.3%Two or more races
    • 80.8%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Hispanic
    • 10.10%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in South Fork, Pennsylvania as of January 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Fork is 243 to 1.


Crime rates in South Fork by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

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)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(95.6)
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)
0
(0.0)
7
(669.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(117.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(466.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(108.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(1,307)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(322.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(93.4)
2
(191.2)
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)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(487.8)
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 index92.4177.80.03.90.034.47.64.60.023.40.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (27.9%), Italian (12.2%), American (11.1%), Polish (7.7%), Greek (7.0%), English (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/03/1890

Elevation: 1496 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,634 people per square mile   (low).

South Fork, Pennsylvania map

20 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).

This borough:

2.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $809 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $647 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (62.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (194.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ehrenfeld borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Summerhill borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
St. Michael, PA (1.5 miles ),
St. Michael-Sidman, PA (1.7 miles ),
Sidman, PA (1.8 miles ),
Wilmore borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Vinco, PA (2.1 miles ),
Salix, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 78.79 W

Area code: 814

Distribution of median household income in South Fork, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in South Fork, PA in 2019

Property values in South Fork, PA

South Fork satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in South Fork, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Apparel (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Apparel (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Apparel (17.1%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common occupations in South Fork, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)

Average climate in South Fork, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Fork, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.0. This is about average.

City:

71.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.666. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.666
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

South Fork-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the South Fork borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 40.2 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Fork-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 59% 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 175.9 miles away from South Fork 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 114.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 150.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.0 miles away from South Fork center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.0 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 Cambria County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Fork topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Fork:

  • CAMBRIA HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SUMMERHILL, PA)
  • CAMBRIA RESIDENTIAL SERVS INC/ (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PORTAGE, PA)
  • CHOICE HOME DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • DAVITA - JOHNSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • ARBUTUS PARK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • UPMC LEE REGIONAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near South Fork:

  • 8 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Fork:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 8 miles; Johnstown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,815)
  • Saint Francis University (about 13 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 24 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 24 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Seton Hill University (about 41 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 42 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

Public high school in South Fork:

  • SOUTH PARK SHS (Students: 771, Location: 2005 EAGLE RIDGE RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in South Fork:

  • SLEEPY HOLLOW (Students: 24, Location: SLEEPY HOLLOW RD, Grades: 8-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in South Fork:

Private elementary/middle school in South Fork:

  • ST JOAN OF ARC SCHOOL (Students: 78, Location: 6470 LIBRARY RD, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in South Fork:

  • SOUTH FORK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,626; Location: 320 MAIN ST; 11,086 books; 20 audio materials; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • FYI - South Fork, PA is home to the Johnstown Flood National Memorial marking the site of the dam which collapsed on May 31, 1889, and flooded the city of Johnstown, PA, killing 2200.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: South Fork Volunteer Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: South Fork Little Conemaugh River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cambria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

60.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
8 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in South Fork (2011 data):

  • First Commonwealth Bank: South Fork Branch at 427 Maple Street, branch established on 1958/03/10. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in South Fork:

Marital status in South Fork, PA
  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in South Fork:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Fork, PA (based on Cambria County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,83156
Mainline Protestant24,819101
Evangelical Protestant9,20867
Black Protestant2,0666
Orthodox1,58112
Other6095
None40,565-
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: 31
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cambria County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Here:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Cambria County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cambria County:

31.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cambria County:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.7%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Fork:

48.9%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Fork:

19.3%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Fork:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Fork:

40.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.5%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Fork, PA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,421$26,5260$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,308$27,6961$1,222
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$330
Financial Administration 0$0 2$4,290
Totals for Government 3$6,729$26,91610$5,842

South Fork government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $110,000 ($130.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($83.14)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($65.32)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($59.38)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($54.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($11.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($1.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.19)

South Fork government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($84.32)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($4.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($38.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($5.94)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($2.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.19)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $44,000 ($52.26)
  • Tax - Property: $118,000 ($140.14)
    Individual Income: $63,000 ($74.82)
    Public Utility License: $12,000 ($14.25)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($7.13)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000 ($2.38)

South Fork government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($29.69)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($27.32)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000 ($16.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($13.06)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($13.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $74,000 ($87.89)

2.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.97%
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 Somerset County, PA  0.46% ($31,843 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.33% ($31,629)
from Indiana County, PA  0.19% ($35,000)


3.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.62%
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 Somerset County, PA  0.51% ($42,392 average AGI)
to Blair County, PA  0.36% ($41,174)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.31% ($40,065)

Businesses in South Fork, PA

  • Ford: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Fork:

  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: GREATER JOHNSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WNTJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRDD (1580 AM; 1 kW; EBENSBURG, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Fork:

  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WUZI (105.7 FM; PORTAGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPCL (97.3 FM; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around South Fork:

  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)

South Fork fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 1997 10:40 PM, 3024, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.8mTotal length
  • $1,448,000Total costs
  • 37,508Total average daily traffic
  • 7,153Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,772Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in South Fork)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Corner Grant St & Church St (Lat: 40.363972 Lon: -78.789194), Call Sign: KGD934, Licensee ID: L00444111,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2002, Expiration Date: 01/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2012, Registrant: South Fork Vol Fire Co No 1, 520 Church St, South Fork, PA 15956, Phone: (814) 495-4444
  • MAIN PS, Main Ps; 159 Cross Street (Lat: 40.364694 Lon: -70.798389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQGU859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2007, Expiration Date: 04/23/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2007, Certifier: Neal Sivec, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:
  • MAIN PS, Main Ps; 159 Cross Street (Lat: 40.364694 Lon: -78.798333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQGW790,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2017, Expiration Date: 05/09/2027, Certifier: Neal Sivec, Registrant: Forest Hills Municipal Authority, 900 Locust Street, St Michael, PA 15951-0337, Phone: (814) 495-5614, Fax: (814) 495-3206, Email:
  • REPAIR TRACK, Repair Track, 400 River Street (Lat: 40.362167 Lon: -78.792000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 3.6 m, Call Sign: WQJJ715,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.505 MHz, 161.385 MHz, 160.875 MHz, 160.800 MHz, 161.130 MHz, 161.070 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2018, Expiration Date: 10/02/2028, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St., Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Mobile Around L2, Lat: 40.365917 Lon: -78.793722, Call Sign: WQUB814,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.385 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2014, Expiration Date: 05/30/2024, Certifier: Jerry R Celio Iii, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne / Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 592-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PIT0054, Baumgardner Road (Lat: 40.359444 Lon: -78.769056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 83.5 m, Call Sign: WQSI269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2013, Expiration Date: 09/23/2023, Certifier: Brett Lindsey, Registrant: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6039, Email:
  • SOUKESBURG, 609 Waterdam Rd (Pa06297-S) (Lat: 40.330417 Lon: -78.789972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQYG203,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2016, Expiration Date: 09/16/2026, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2018, Certifier: Ira A Levy, Registrant: Affiniti Pa, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N3PUC, Licensee ID: L00742675, Grant Date: 09/11/2013, Expiration Date: 09/11/2023, Certifier: Mark A Snyder, Registrant: Mark A Snyder, 508 Grant Street, South Fork, PA 15958
  • Call Sign: W3NXS, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Albert Mrsnik, 106 Maple St, South Fork, PA 15956
  • Call Sign: KB3FBV, Licensee ID: L00253761, Grant Date: 06/07/2000, Expiration Date: 06/07/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2012, Certifier: Joseph T Smiach, Registrant: Joseph T Smiach, 210 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956
  • Call Sign: KB3UAG, Licensee ID: L01549415, Grant Date: 01/03/2020, Expiration Date: 02/23/2030, Certifier: David L Chubski, Registrant: David L Chubski, 111 Oak Street, South Fork, PA 15956
  • Call Sign: KB3YXR, Licensee ID: L01720188, Grant Date: 06/29/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022, Certifier: Rick L Russell, Registrant: Rick L Russell, 631 Mt Hope Rd, South Fork, PA 15956

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$45,9801$142,2901$27,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$45,8100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Fork, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Fork, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Fork, PA
  • 72.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.9%Coal or coke
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Fork, PA
  • 78.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.4%Coal or coke
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood


South Fork compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

South Fork on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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