For population 25 years and over in St. Clair:
For population 15 years and over in St. Clair borough:
104 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $633 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (29.5 miles , pop. 81,207).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (74.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Port Carbon borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Palo Alto borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Pottsville, PA (1.5 miles ), Cumbola, PA (1.7 miles ), Seltzer, PA (1.7 miles ), Mount Carbon, PA (1.8 miles) , New Philadelphia borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Marlin, PA (2.0 miles ).
Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 76.19 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
Population change in the 1990s: -256 (-7.3%).
Work and jobs in St. Clair: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in St. Clair, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
St. Clair-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the St. Clair borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 22.4 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:St. Clair-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 28.0 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 28.7 miles away from St. Clair center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from St. Clair center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joel Thompson Boone - Navy Medal of Honor recipient and Vice admiral, Ed Sharockman - Football player, John Titus (baseball) - Baseball player.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in St. Clair: Joel Thompson Boone.
Hospitals/medical centers near St. Clair:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Clair:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000
St. Clair compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in St. Clair (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for St. Clair borough (based on Schuylkill County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Clair government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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St. Clair government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
St. Clair government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
3.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,458 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,732 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of St. Clair fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for St. Clair, PA
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,833
Total average daily truck traffic: 115
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,060
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.