For population 25 years and over in Sykesville:
For population 15 years and over in Sykesville borough:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $918 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (73.8 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (206.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Troutville borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Reynoldsville borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Sandy, PA (2.2 miles ), DuBois, PA (2.4 miles ), Big Run borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Falls Creek borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Treasure Lake, PA (3.1 miles ), Punxsutawney borough, PA (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 41.05 N, Longitude: 78.82 W
Area code: 814
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Sykesville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -155 (-11.1%).
Work and jobs in Sykesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sykesville, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sykesville-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Sykesville borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 28.3 miles away from the borough center killed 7 people and injured 30 people.
Earthquake activity:Sykesville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% 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 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from Sykesville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Elmer Madar - Football player and coach.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.1%
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Sykesville compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Sykesville (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sykesville borough (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
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4.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,958 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,275 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Sykesville fatal accident list:
May 2, 2006 11:03 AM, Us-119, Paradise Rd, Lat: 41.046017, Lon: -78.826056, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 14, 1986 10:40 AM, 00338, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1980 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,428
Total average daily truck traffic: 500
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 7,963
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sykesville)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: