Steelton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 5,962 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 2,769  (46.5%)
Females: 3,193  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

30.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17113.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,848 (it was $34,829 in 2000)
Steelton:

$38,848
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,128 (it was $16,612 in 2000)

Steelton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,444 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Steelton:

$89,444
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $114,538; detached houses: $145,799; townhouses or other attached units: $71,809

Median gross rent in 2019: $876.

March 2019 cost of living index in Steelton: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for other race residents, 54.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Steelton, PA (2019)
    • 2,24537.4%White alone
    • 2,20336.7%Black alone
    • 1,40023.3%Hispanic
    • 2063.4%Two or more races
    • 70.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Steelton, Pennsylvania as of April 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Steelton is 130 to 1.


Crime rates in Steelton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
2
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.9)
1
(16.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(17.6)
5
(89.7)
2
(35.8)
5
(89.8)
6
(106.5)
5
(83.2)
4
(66.5)
2
(33.6)
7
(118.3)
5
(84.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(84.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(352.6)
19
(340.7)
23
(411.4)
16
(287.2)
17
(301.6)
14
(233.0)
14
(232.6)
11
(184.8)
10
(169.0)
10
(168.9)
15
(254.4)
5
(84.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(246.8)
12
(215.2)
12
(214.7)
11
(197.5)
13
(230.7)
7
(116.5)
17
(282.5)
13
(218.5)
34
(574.6)
63
(1,064)
42
(712.2)
28
(471.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(581.8)
45
(807.0)
42
(751.3)
64
(1,149)
91
(1,615)
59
(981.9)
61
(1,014)
47
(789.8)
30
(507.0)
31
(523.6)
25
(423.9)
11
(185.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
170
(2,997)
153
(2,744)
180
(3,220)
172
(3,087)
176
(3,123)
186
(3,095)
133
(2,210)
145
(2,437)
141
(2,383)
149
(2,516)
146
(2,476)
101
(1,699)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(405.5)
14
(251.1)
9
(161.0)
17
(305.2)
17
(301.6)
11
(183.1)
13
(216.0)
7
(117.6)
8
(135.2)
26
(439.1)
15
(254.4)
21
(353.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.6)
2
(35.9)
3
(53.7)
1
(18.0)
1
(17.7)
2
(33.3)
2
(33.2)
1
(16.8)
2
(33.8)
2
(33.8)
2
(33.9)
2
(33.6)
City-Data.com crime index397.6403.3425.0497.6483.9400.2356.1288.2401.9503.5435.6329.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Steelton, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (9.2%), American (6.5%), Italian (3.0%), Irish (2.9%), Croatian (2.8%), Eastern European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/26/1880

Elevation: 315 feet

Land area: 1.82 square miles.

Population density: 3,273 people per square mile   (average).

Steelton, Pennsylvania map

232 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.3% Africa, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This borough:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,876 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,325 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (30.9 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (64.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (90.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Enhaut, PA (0.5 miles ),
Bressler, PA (0.8 miles ),
Bressler-Enhaut-Oberlin, PA (0.8 miles ),
Oberlin, PA (1.1 miles ),
New Market, PA (1.1 miles ),
Paxtang borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
New Cumberland borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Lawnton, PA (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.23 N, Longitude: 76.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -498 (-8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 230 (9.5%)

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

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Steelton, PA
Historical housing units in Steelton, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +561 (+10.6%).
Most common industries in Steelton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (18.0%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.9%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Steelton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (16.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)

Average climate in Steelton, Pennsylvania

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Steelton, 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.3. This is about average.

City:

79.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.57
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 0.468. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.04
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Steelton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Steelton borough center caused $18 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 20.3 miles away from the borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Steelton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 63% 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 171.2 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 42.5 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 205.8 miles away from Steelton 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 44.0 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 287.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 245.2 miles away from Steelton 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 Dauphin County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Steelton:

  • DAUPHIN CO HOME AND HOSP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • SPRING CREEK REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • VNA OF CENTRAL PA INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES HARRISBURG (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • CASHA RESOURCE HOME HEALTH SRVCS INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LEMOYNE, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HARRISBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • VILLA TERESA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)

Heliports located in Steelton:

Amtrak stations near Steelton:

  • 4 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steelton:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 6 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 6 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Messiah College (about 10 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 19 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Dickinson College (about 20 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)

Public high school in Steelton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Steelton:

See full list of schools located in Steelton

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under Churches in Steelton. Add: Monumental AME Church located at Second & Adams Street

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Steelton Volunteer Fire Department Station 50 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Steelton include: Grace Church (A), Saint James Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C), Saint Peters Church (D), Beulah Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Homer Litzenberg - Soilder, John Yovicsin - Football player and coach, Bull Behman - Football player and coach, Frank Sinkovitz - Football player, Ralph Farina - Football player, Ron Buxton - Politician, Walt Chavis - College basketball player (Cleveland St. Vikings), Duke Maronic - Football player, Marne Intrieri - Football player.

Dauphin 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:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.9%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Steelton in 2010:

  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
8 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Steelton (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Steelton Branch at One South Front Street, branch established on 1957/08/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Mid Penn Bank: Steelton Office at 51 South Front Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/02: Bank assets: $715.4 mil, Deposits: $634.1 mil, headquarters in Millersburg, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Steelton:

Marital status in Steelton, PA
  • Never married: 51.2%
  • Now married: 32.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Steelton:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Steelton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Steelton, PA (based on Dauphin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant43,691122
Catholic39,73916
Evangelical Protestant27,374164
Other10,39026
Black Protestant6,46431
Orthodox6895
None139,753-
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: 51
Dauphin County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Dauphin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Dauphin County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
This county:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Steelton:

49.6%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Steelton:

46.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Steelton:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Steelton:

55.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Steelton:

79.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Steelton, 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
Other and Unallocable 15$62,293$49,8340$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$76,530$83,4876$4,468
Water Supply 8$46,237$69,3560$0
Financial Administration 6$41,991$83,9820$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,081$52,9940$0
Streets and Highways 5$26,102$62,6452$1,857
Sewerage 3$12,454$49,8160$0
Health 2$6,507$39,0422$1,929
Police - Other 2$7,752$46,5120$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$8,838$53,0280$0
Solid Waste Management 1$5,347$64,1640$0
Welfare 1$2,805$33,6602$742
Totals for Government 61$318,937$62,74212$8,996

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

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $246,000 ($41.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,885,000 ($316.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,316,000 ($220.73)
    Sewerage: $1,242,000 ($208.32)
    Regular Highways: $737,000 ($123.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $262,000 ($43.94)
    Financial Administration: $224,000 ($37.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $115,000 ($19.29)
    General - Other: $108,000 ($18.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($9.23)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($6.88)
    General Public Buildings: $39,000 ($6.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($6.54)
    Health - Other: $30,000 ($5.03)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($3.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $229,000 ($38.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($1.01)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,285,000 ($383.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,845,000 ($309.46)
    Other: $35,000 ($5.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($2.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($1.85)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $76,000 ($12.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $109,000 ($18.28)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($1.34)
    Highways: $4,000 ($0.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $179,000 ($30.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $160,000 ($26.84)
    Rents: $35,000 ($5.87)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($5.20)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($3.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($6.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,404,000 ($235.49)
    Other: $248,000 ($41.60)
    Highways: $145,000 ($24.32)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.67)
  • Tax - Property: $2,470,000 ($414.29)
    Individual Income: $483,000 ($81.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $176,000 ($29.52)
    Public Utility License: $96,000 ($16.10)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000 ($5.87)

Steelton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,887,000 ($819.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,547,000 ($762.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $424,000 ($71.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000 ($14.26)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,738,000 ($459.24)

5.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.97% ($39,702 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.43% ($44,353)
from York County, PA  0.41% ($45,100)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($399 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.26% ($51,385 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.50% ($53,995)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.45% ($48,262)

Businesses in Steelton, PA

  • Advance Auto Parts: 1
  • Kroger: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Steelton:

  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WKBO (1230 AM; 0 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Steelton:

  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXPH (88.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIV. OF PA.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Steelton:

  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
Steelton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Steelton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 1,214ft / 370mTotal length
  • $38,000Total costs
  • 158,055Total average daily traffic
  • 22,579Total average daily truck traffic
  • 189,510Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Steelton, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Steelton, PA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$98,12515$61,13349$107,67312$36,3331$57,00021$88,5710$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$100,0000$013$87,5381$15,0000$02$50,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$73,14312$73,50058$73,70719$17,3160$015$57,6671$13,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$91,0003$63,66724$104,1251$19,0000$00$01$13,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$98,0000$06$94,6670$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0233.00 , 0234.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$72,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0233.00 , 0234.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Steelton, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Steelton, PA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 79. The highest number of fire incidents - 146 took place in 2010, and the least - 19 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Steelton, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (77.2%), and Outside Fires (9.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Steelton, PA
    • 85877.2%Structure Fires
    • 1039.3%Outside Fires
    • 1019.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 504.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Steelton, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Steelton, PA
  • 65.2%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Steelton, PA
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 40.1%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Steelton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Steelton on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #91 (17113) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Joseph Robert Reagan (6)
  • Joseph R. Reagan (2)
  • James David Kevern (2)
  • Michael Scott Feher (1)
  • Michael Francis Bruce (1)

Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2021.