Towanda, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 2,839 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 1,370  (48.3%)
Females: 1,469  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18848.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,860 (it was $35,814 in 2000)
Towanda:

$52,860
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,319 (it was $17,438 in 2000)

Towanda borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,546 (it was $75,100 in 2000)
Towanda:

$143,546
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,954; detached houses: $134,814; in 2-unit structures: $234,705

Median gross rent in 2017: $765.

March 2019 cost of living index in Towanda: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.7%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Towanda, PA (2010)
    • 2,76194.6%White alone
    • 712.4%Hispanic
    • 541.8%Two or more races
    • 180.6%Black alone
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Towanda, Pennsylvania as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Towanda is 190 to 1.


Crime rates in Towanda by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.3)
5
(176.5)
4
(142.6)
4
(143.1)
2
(68.3)
2
(68.1)
1
(34.5)
1
(34.8)
2
(71.6)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(102.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(104.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(34.0)
5
(171.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.3)
3
(107.0)
6
(214.6)
3
(102.5)
5
(170.2)
16
(551.7)
4
(139.4)
10
(358.2)
4
(140.9)
14
(495.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(238.0)
16
(548.3)
22
(762.6)
23
(811.9)
11
(392.2)
12
(429.2)
13
(444.0)
15
(510.7)
9
(310.3)
16
(557.5)
6
(214.9)
4
(140.9)
8
(282.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(578.0)
59
(2,022)
65
(2,253)
54
(1,906)
56
(1,996)
38
(1,359)
66
(2,254)
95
(3,235)
80
(2,759)
85
(2,962)
83
(2,973)
53
(1,867)
70
(2,475)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(34.0)
2
(68.5)
5
(173.3)
1
(35.3)
3
(107.0)
1
(35.8)
3
(102.5)
4
(136.2)
3
(103.4)
1
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(140.9)
4
(141.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
1
(35.2)
1
(35.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)107.1159.0244.0284.2251.3244.6204.6264.6278.3216.0262.9152.2229.1

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City-data.com crime index in Towanda, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: English (16.0%), German (14.6%), American (11.8%), Irish (11.7%), Dutch (4.9%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/05/1828

Elevation: 737 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,511 people per square mile   (average).

Towanda, Pennsylvania map

178 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This borough:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,588 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,048 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (32.3 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (113.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (140.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Monroe borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Rome borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Burlington, PA (2.9 miles),
New Albany borough, PA (3.4 miles ),
Wyalusing borough, PA (3.4 miles ),
Greens Landing, PA (3.5 miles ),
Athens borough, PA (3.7 miles ),
Le Raysville borough, PA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 76.45 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,329 (+116.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 733 (52.2%)

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Towanda, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Towanda, PA in 2017
Towanda satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Towanda, PA
Historical housing units in Towanda, PA
Most common industries in Towanda, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Chemicals (6.9%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.4%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Towanda, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Towanda, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Towanda-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Towanda borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 19.7 miles away from the borough center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Towanda-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 184.9 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 205.1 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 101.9 miles away from Towanda 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 233.0 miles away from Towanda center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 243.7 miles away from Towanda 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 102.4 miles away from Towanda 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 Bradford County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Towanda topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Towanda:

  • GUTHRIE HOSPICE (RR 1 BOX 154)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC TOWANDA (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 91 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • ROBERT PACKER HOSPITAL - TOWANDA SATELLITE UNIT (603 WILLIAMS STREET)
  • GUTHRIE HOME HEALTH (421 TOMAHAWK ROAD)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN HOME CARE (ONE HOSPITAL DR)

Airports and heliports located in Towanda:

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College/University in Towanda:

  • Northern Tier Career Center (Full-time enrollment: 68; Location: 120 Career Center Lane; Public; Website: www.ntccschool.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Towanda:

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; Mansfield, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 33 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 38 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Misericordia University (about 39 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Corning Community College (about 41 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Ithaca College (about 46 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 47 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)

Public high schools in Towanda:

Public elementary/middle schools in Towanda:

  • TOWANDA AREA EL SCH (Students: 458, Location: 420 STATE ST, Grades: 3-6)
  • MORROW EL SCH (Location: 101 NORTH FOURTH STREET, Grades: PK-2)

Private elementary/middle school in Towanda:

  • ST AGNES SCHOOL (Students: 117, Location: 102 3RD ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Towanda

Library in Towanda:

  • TOWANDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $147,808; Location: 104 MAIN ST; 28,957 books; 478 e-books; 558 audio materials; 479 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Towanda Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bradford County - Historical Society (Museums; 109 Pine Street), French Azilum Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; French Azilum).

Hotel: Comfort Inn Wysox (RR 6 Box 6167A).

Birthplace of: Nate Bump - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Florida Marlins, born: Jul 24, 1976), Dick Phelan - Baseball player, Edward T. Fairchild (Wisconsin associate justice) - Politician, Ethan Kilmer - Football player, Roger A. Madigan - Politician, Swat McCabe - Baseball player.

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

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

LARNARD HORNBROOK COUNTY PARK (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-18-2014 and JUN-18-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SUNFISH POND COUNTY PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-18-2014 and JUN-18-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TOWANDA COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
STARLITE AMUSEMENT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between APR-03-2012 and MAY-03-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
TOWANDA GUN CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
RIVERSIDE ACRES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
THE EDGE FITNESS (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
VFW POST 6072 (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between FEB-05-2013 and MAR-05-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

61.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
49 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Towanda (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, National Association: Towanda Branch at 400 Main Street, branch established on 1996/11/12. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Colonial Drive Branch at 40 Colonial Drive, branch established on 1967/11/06. 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
  • People's State Bank of Wyalusing, Pennsylvania: North Towanda at 3 Colonial Drive (Colonial Drive And Edward Road), branch established on 2008/06/30. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $236.1 mil, Deposits: $206.4 mil, headquarters in Wyalusing, PA, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Ltd.
  • Citizens & Northern Bank: Towanda Branch at 428 Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/14: Bank assets: $1,312.5 mil, Deposits: $1,019.9 mil, headquarters in Wellsboro, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens And Northern Corporation
  • Chemung Canal Trust Company: Towanda Branch at 304 Main Street, branch established on 2005/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/07: Bank assets: $1,213.6 mil, Deposits: $1,000.4 mil, headquarters in Elmira, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Chemung Financial Corporation
  • First Citizens National Bank: Towanda Branch at 111-113 Main Street, branch established on 1974/03/18. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $877.2 mil, Deposits: $737.6 mil, headquarters in Mansfield, PA, positive income, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Towanda:

Marital status in Towanda, PA
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

For population 25 years and over in Towanda:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Towanda
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Towanda, PA (based on Bradford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,81776
Catholic6,6007
Evangelical Protestant5,21942
Other4064
None39,580-
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: 16
Bradford County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
This county:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.9%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Towanda:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Towanda:

20.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Towanda:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Towanda:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Towanda:

34.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.9%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Towanda, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 7$20,641$35,3850$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$23,464$56,3145$9,390
Other Government Administration 5$23,612$56,6690$0
Streets and Highways 4$11,947$35,8410$0
Sewerage 3$11,287$45,1480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,588$31,0561$1,479
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$93,539$44,8996$10,869

Towanda government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,417,000 ($499.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($26.77)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $1,619,000 ($570.27)
    Police Protection: $534,000 ($188.09)
    General - Other: $349,000 ($122.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $270,000 ($95.10)
    Regular Highways: $244,000 ($85.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000 ($62.70)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($47.55)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($19.73)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($9.86)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($7.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $19,000 ($6.69)
    Parking Facilities: $19,000 ($6.69)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($4.93)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $450,000 ($158.51)
    Benefit Payments: $323,000 ($113.77)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $295,000 ($103.91)
    Withdrawals: $36,000 ($12.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $142,000 ($50.02)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($12.33)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,222,000 ($430.43)

Towanda government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $104,000 ($36.63)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($16.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($10.92)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $244,000 ($85.95)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $23,000 ($8.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $729,000 ($256.78)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $79,000 ($27.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($7.75)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($6.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($3.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($1.76)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($1.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $168,000 ($59.18)
    Highways: $153,000 ($53.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($13.03)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $461,000 ($162.38)
    Individual Income: $250,000 ($88.06)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $125,000 ($44.03)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $29,000 ($10.21)
    Public Utility License: $28,000 ($9.86)

Towanda government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $448,000 ($157.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $438,000 ($154.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($3.52)

Towanda government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $93,000 ($32.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $428,000 ($150.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $447,000 ($157.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000 ($2.82)

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,290 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tioga County, NY  0.52% ($29,724 average AGI)
from Chemung County, NY  0.36% ($31,438)
from Tioga County, PA  0.22% ($43,127)


4.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tioga County, NY  0.42% ($28,883 average AGI)
to Chemung County, NY  0.37% ($36,793)
to Tioga County, PA  0.30% ($46,987)
Businesses in Towanda, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Tim Hortons1
Fashion Bug1UPS1
FedEx4Vans1
Ford1Wendy's1
H&R Block1YMCA1
JCPenney1

Strongest AM radio stations in Towanda:

  • WTTC (1550 AM; 1 kW; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WENE (1430 AM; 5 kW; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Towanda:

  • WTTC-FM (95.3 FM; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGL-FM (100.3 FM; CANTON, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCII (88.5 FM; SPENCER, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIH (90.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLTB (101.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, NY; Owner: GM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WREQ (96.9 FM; RIDGEBURY, PA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Towanda:

  • W25AQ (Channel 25; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • W52CE (Channel 52; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W69CE (Channel 69; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W10CP (Channel 10; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Towanda fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Towanda fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 696ft / 212mTotal length
  • $5,462,000Total costs
  • 96,215Total average daily traffic
  • 13,656Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,883Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Towanda, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Towanda, PA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Towanda)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Towanda, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Towanda)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Towanda)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Towanda, Pennsylvania:

  • Comfort Inn, RR6 Box 6167a, Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848 , Phone: (570) 265-5691, Fax: (570) 265-2375
  • Best Western Plus Towanda Inn, 44 Peace Ln, Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848 , Phone: (570) 268-7000, Fax: (570) 268-7001
  • Fairfield Inn And Suites Towanda Wysox, 1248 Golden Mile Rd, Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848 , Phone: (570) 265-5553, Fax: (570) 265-5554
  • Rodeway Inn, 383 York Ave, Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848 , Phone: (570) 265-2178, Fax: (570) 265-9060
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Towanda, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Towanda, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8775.5 years
Mary7282.4 years
William6571.9 years
Robert6573.6 years
Charles5674.2 years
George5176.9 years
James4873.8 years
Dorothy4176.7 years
Edward3674.9 years
Thomas3575.2 years
Most common last names in Towanda, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5673.7 years
Vanderpool4273.3 years
Smith4277.8 years
Benjamin2972.6 years
Brown2575.3 years
Miller2574.7 years
Bailey2171.8 years
Williams1870.9 years
Allen1768.5 years
Stevens1775.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Towanda, PA
  • 84.8%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Towanda, PA
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 36.6%Electricity
  • 10.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used


Towanda compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 16 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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