Taylor, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 6,163 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 2,872  (46.6%)
Females: 3,291  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18517.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,587 (it was $30,661 in 2000)
Taylor:

$40,587
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,420 (it was $16,714 in 2000)

Taylor borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $108,024 (it was $84,200 in 2000)
Taylor:

$108,024
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $647.

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  • Races in Taylor, PA (2010)

    Taylor races chart
    • 5,76492.0%White alone
    • 3335.3%Hispanic
    • 540.9%Black alone
    • 590.9%Two or more races
    • 390.6%Asian alone
    • 80.1%Other race alone
    • 50.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Taylor: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (16.8%), Polish (14.8%), Irish (14.4%), German (11.3%), English (6.6%), Slovak (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/23/1893

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 5.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,180 people per square mile   (low).

Taylor,PA real estate house value index trend

Taylor, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Taylor:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taylor borough:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

130 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This borough:

2.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Taylor, Pennsylvania as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Taylor to the number of sex offenders is 2,084 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,956 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $901 (1.1%)

Taylor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (2.8 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (91.8 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (100.5 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Old Forge borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Moosic borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Scranton, PA (1.7 miles ), Duryea borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Avoca borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Dunmore borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Dupont borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Hughestown borough, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.39 N, Longitude: 75.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +49 (+0.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 291 (10.5%)

Area code: 570

Taylor household income distribution Taylor home values distribution

Property values in Taylor, PA


Crime rates in Taylor by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 001000
per 100,000 0.00.015.90.00.00.0
Rapes 102100
per 100,000 16.30.031.816.00.00.0
Robberies 002541
per 100,000 0.00.031.879.864.016.2
Assaults 9627371112
per 100,000 147.197.8429.7590.6175.9193.8
Burglaries 221819271920
per 100,000 359.6293.4302.4431.0303.9323.0
Thefts 106141153279246289
per 100,000 1,732.62,298.72,435.14,453.33,934.74,668.1
Auto thefts 2311298
per 100,000 32.748.9175.131.9144.0129.2
Arson 010100
per 100,000 0.016.30.016.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 257.5) 143.5139.8293.5376.1251.5270.8

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Crime rate in Taylor detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -513 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Taylor: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Taylor, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Taylor-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Taylor borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 32.6 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taylor-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.4 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 75.3 miles away from Taylor center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 236.8 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 242.8 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 75.2 miles away from Taylor center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.9 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 Lackawanna County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taylor topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank Serafini - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Taylor:

  • ABOVE ALL HM HLTH CARE AND HOSPICE INC (808 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • ALLCARE HOME HEALTH INC (720 SOUTH KEYSER AVENUE)
  • AMERICAN HOME NURSING INC (652 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • AURORA BOREALIS HOME HEALTH CARE (656 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • INFINITI HOME HEALTH CARE (654 NORTH MAIN ST)
  • PRIMARY HOME HEALTH INC (654-656 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • RIVERSIDE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (500 WEST HOSPITAL STREET)

Heliports located in Taylor:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylor:

  • University of Scranton (about 4 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 6 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • King's College (about 14 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 14 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 14 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 20 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Public high school in Taylor:

Public elementary/middle school in Taylor:

See full list of schools located in Taylor

Library in Taylor:

  • TAYLOR COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $323,340; Location: 710 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 35,383 books; 3,732 audio materials; 3,246 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • the Taylor public library was just moved to a brand new modern facility on South Main st in Taylor next to the Taylor Community Center.

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Notable locations in Taylor: Pine Hills Country Club (A), Stauffer Industrial Park (B), Feltsvillle (C), Pyneville (D), Taylor Fire Department Station 95 (E), Anthracite Museum (F), Taylor Fire and Rescue Station 95 (G), Dodge Colliery Breaker (H), Taylor Fire and Rescue Station 95 Headquarters (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Keyser Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Taylor: Anthracite Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lackawanna County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0839
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.537
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 39.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
136 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
160 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Taylor (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Taylor at 100 Union St, branch established on 1968/07/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Pa Taylor Walmart Branch at 1325 Main Avenue, branch established on 2010/11/10. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Citizens Savings Bank: Taylor Branch at 137 South Main St, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $329.7 mil, Deposits: $279.6 mil, headquarters in Clarks Summit, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Taylor Branch at 801 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/08/24. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Taylor travel time to work - commute Taylor mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taylor borough (based on Lackawanna County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic96,14058
Mainline Protestant18,72872
Evangelical Protestant11,04758
Other4,71013
Orthodox2,52615
Black Protestant5692
None80,717-
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: 42
Lackawanna County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Lackawanna County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Lackawanna County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Taylor:

47.7%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Taylor:

41.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Taylor:

21.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taylor:

11.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Taylor:

35.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Taylor:

74.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taylor, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,516$30,1923$1,032
Other Government Administration 1$5,255$63,06057$10,014
Police Protection - Officers 7$37,144$63,67533$9,395
Fire - Other 0$0 3$187
Streets and Highways 10$29,260$35,1120$0
Health 0$0 3$381
Other and Unallocable 1$2,815$33,7803$2,276
Totals for Government 20$76,990$46,194102$23,285

3.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.55% ($35,214 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.33% ($37,330)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.19% ($41,178)


3.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.62% ($33,801 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.26% ($35,798)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.15% ($34,320)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taylor:

  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taylor:

  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W291AP (106.1 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF HIGHER ED)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Taylor:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
Taylor fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Taylor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 48m157ftTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 84,376Total average daily traffic
  • 8,704Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31950-1959
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Taylor, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Taylor, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 200 S Keyser Ave (Lat: 41.393111 Lon: -75.738222), Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNET702
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/1992, Expiration Date: 11/12/1997Registrant: Phone: (717) 823-4558
  • TAYLOR, .91 Mi From Int Of N Keyser Ave & Jackson St (Lat: 41.408389 Lon: -75.700444), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPNC712
    Assigned Frequencies: 10627.5 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2010, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:
  • PA0020, 99 R Union St. (Lat: 41.390861 Lon: -75.731694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.9 m, Call Sign: WQMP974
    Assigned Frequencies: 19330.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan MieszalaRegistrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • EPA0222, 99 Union Street (Lat: 41.390500 Lon: -75.731889), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 39 m, Call Sign: WQSK912
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz... (+10 more)Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/22/2023, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Taylor)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$102,93326$104,96275$107,50713$49,00010$77,4003$23,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$155,0005$62,8006$74,6671$7,0001$57,0002$29,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$193,3333$144,66736$113,1948$53,1253$196,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$52,00021$130,4292$58,5002$78,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$120,6670$04$143,0000$01$72,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1125.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$102,7503$139,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$121,0003$111,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$103,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$136,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$136,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1125.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Taylor and their reported violations in the past:

LIBERTY RESTAURANT (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2011), St Boil Water Order (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011), St Boil Water Order (MAR-14-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011), St Boil Water Order (MAR-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-14-2011 and OCT-14-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011), St Boil Water Order (MAR-14-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Most common first names in Taylor, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15580.7 years
John14273.7 years
Anna9382.0 years
Joseph9375.3 years
William7771.4 years
Helen7282.3 years
Margaret5981.2 years
Michael5973.1 years
George5673.4 years
Elizabeth4384.1 years
Most common last names in Taylor, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3681.4 years
Davis3379.8 years
Evans2779.5 years
Thomas2176.2 years
Powell1979.5 years
Williams1679.7 years
Gnall1577.0 years
Smith1480.6 years
Morgan1374.0 years
White981.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Taylor, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1The Room Place1
Kroger1UPS2
RadioShack1Walmart1

Taylor compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Taylor on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 (18517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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