For population 25 years and over in Tunkhannock:
For population 15 years and over in Tunkhannock borough:
46 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,103 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (17.1 miles , pop. 76,415).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (107.4 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (114.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Meshoppen borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Factoryville borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Nicholson borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Dalton borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Glenburn, PA (3.4 miles ), Clarks Summit borough, PA (3.6 miles ), Laceyville borough, PA (3.6 miles ), Harveys Lake borough, PA (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 41.54 N, Longitude: 75.95 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,004 (+94.4%)
Area code: 570
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Tunkhannock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -397 (-17.2%).
Work and jobs in Tunkhannock: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tunkhannock-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Tunkhannock borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
On 8/28/1988, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tunkhannock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 97% 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 83.9 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 84.0 miles away from Tunkhannock 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 99.6 miles away from the city 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 78.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from Tunkhannock center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 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 Wyoming 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, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Benjamin F. Harding - Politician and lawyer, Joseph C. Avery - Politician.
Hospital/medical center in Tunkhannock:
Airports and heliports located in Tunkhannock:
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Public high schools in Tunkhannock:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Tunkhannock and their reported violations in the past:FALLS BRIDGE DELI (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past health violations:CLARENDON ACRES WATER ASSOC (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:EATONVILLE U.M.C. (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FIREPLACE RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DYMONDS PLAZA (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:EATON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:FRANKS MARINA RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LAKE CAREY INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Tunkhannock that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.3%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 63.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Tunkhannock (based on Wyoming County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
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Tunkhannock government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,137 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,723 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania:See more detailed statistics of Tunkhannock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 80 meters (262ft)
Total average daily traffic: 44,325
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,871
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tunkhannock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tunkhannock, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tunkhannock)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tunkhannock)
Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2013.