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Population in 2012: 6,253 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 2,929  (46.8%)
Females: 3,324  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  44.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18517.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,212 (it was $30,661 in 2000)
Taylor:

$38,212
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,397

Taylor borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,249 (it was $84,200 in 2000)
Taylor:

$101,249
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,855; Detached houses: $120,714; Townhouses or other attached units: $92,957; In 2-unit structures: $104,315; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,483; Mobile homes: $19,568

Median gross rent in 2012: $617.

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  • White alone - 5,764 (92.0%)
  • Hispanic - 333 (5.3%)
  • Black alone - 54 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 39 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Taylor: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Italian (16.2%), Polish (16.0%), Irish (13.8%), German (12.4%), Slovak (5.8%), Welsh (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/23/1893

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 5.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,197 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Taylor:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taylor borough:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

101 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Taylor, Pennsylvania as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Taylor to the number of sex offenders is 1,563 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,903 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $957 (1.1%)

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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+: Philadelphia, PA (100.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

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: -175 (-2.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 302 (10.8%)

Area code: 570

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Property values in Taylor, PA


 

Crime rates in Taylor by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0010
per 100,000 0.00.015.90.0
Rapes 1021
per 100,000 16.30.031.816.0
Robberies 0025
per 100,000 0.00.031.879.8
Assaults 962737
per 100,000 147.197.8429.7590.6
Burglaries 22181927
per 100,000 359.6293.4302.4431.0
Thefts 106141153279
per 100,000 1732.62298.72435.14453.3
Auto thefts 23112
per 100,000 32.748.9175.131.9
Arson 0101
per 100,000 0.016.30.016.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 143.8140.1294.0376.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Taylor, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -513 (-7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Average climate in Taylor, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Taylor-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% 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 75.3 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 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 62.9 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 90.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taylor topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank Serafini - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Taylor:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Taylor, PA

Heliports located in Taylor:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylor:

  • University of Scranton (about 4 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,839)
  • Marywood University (about 5 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • King's College (about 13 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Wilkes University (about 14 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 21 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 47 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)

Public high schools in Taylor:

See full list of schools located in Taylor, School District: RIVERSIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0418
U.S.:

0.3342
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.0%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.1% for Black residents, 56.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 65.9% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Taylor, PA

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

Taylor compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Taylor travel time to work - commute


Taylor mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.43%
Here66.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents74.9%8.6%2.7%2.2%1.8%
Congregations37.3%16.6%6.0%1.8%5.5%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%1.0%5.1%
Congregations2.3%2.8%3.2%3.7%20.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Lackawanna County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,529$30,3481$485
Other Government Administration 1$5,284$63,40820$4,702
Police Protection - Officers 8$37,344$56,01612$4,411
Fire - Other 0$0 1$88
Streets and Highways 12$29,417$29,4170$0
Health 0$0 1$179
Other and Unallocable 1$2,831$33,9721$1,069
Totals for Government 23$77,405$40,38536$10,934


3.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.54% ($39,731 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.34% ($34,316)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.21% ($29,462)


3.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($280 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.61% ($33,529 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.23% ($30,665)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.22% ($32,880)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Taylor, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Taylor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 51 meters (167ft)
Total costs: $5,000
Total average daily traffic: 86,290
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,121

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Taylor, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Keyser Ave Interchange (Lat: 41.383694 Lon: -75.728250), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPBT794
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.195 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7676, Phone: (716) 986-9687, Fax: (717) 986-8752, Email:
  • Lat: 41.403889 Lon: -75.714444, Call Sign: WPSZ612
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.287 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 451.512 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.287 MHz, 456.387 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 457.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2011, Expiration Date: 08/14/2021, Certifier: Fred W Hoit
    Registrant: United Parcel Service, 911 Grade Lane Bldg. 1 Rm. 203, Louisville, KY 40213, Phone: (502) 359-1402, Fax: (502) 359-1700, Email:
  • Lat: 41.395000 Lon: -75.734667, Call Sign: WPTJ825
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.075 MHz, 461.100 MHz, 462.125 MHz, 462.375 MHz, 462.400 MHz, 464.600 MHz, 464.625 MHz, 464.650 MHz, 464.700 MHz, 464.725 MHz, 464.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 10/17/2021, Certifier: Glenn Kempa
    Registrant: Alliance Sanitary Landfill, Inc., 398 South Keyser Avenue, Taylor, PA 18517, Phone: (570) 562-1600, Fax: (570) 562-1600, Email:
  • Lat: 41.350750 Lon: -75.727500, Call Sign: WPZC380
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/2003, Expiration Date: 12/24/2013, Certifier: Brian Reynolds
    Registrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • Lat: 41.398139 Lon: -75.721278, Call Sign: WQBF618
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Greg Kozar
    Registrant: Scott Communications Inc, 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatifeld, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/12/1992, Expiration Date: 11/12/1997
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2010, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, 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


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
Businesses in Taylor, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1The Room Place1
Kroger1UPS2
RadioShack1Walmart1

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  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #3 (18517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 (18517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Carpatho Rusyn first ancestries"
  • #31 (18517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #69 (18517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Laura Volack (1)
  • Kevin Patrick Kearney (1)
  • Andrew Volack (1)
  • John Mekilo (1)
  • Scott Alan Weisenfluh (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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