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Population in 2012: 360 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 

Males: 178  (49.6%)
Females: 182  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  45.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16641.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,765 (it was $22,604 in 2000)
Tunnelhill:

$42,765
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,356

Tunnelhill borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,954 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Tunnelhill:

$82,954
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,020; Detached houses: $92,628; Mobile homes: $34,100

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • White alone - 359 (98.9%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (1.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tunnelhill: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (28.1%), German (24.5%), Polish (15.1%), Italian (9.7%), United States (4.0%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/05/1876

Elevation: 2300 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 743 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tunnelhill:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tunnelhill borough:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $862 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $900 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (75.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (182.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gallitzin borough, PA (0.8 miles ), Cresson borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Sankertown borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Loretto borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Lilly borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Ashville borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Foot of Ten, PA (2.5 miles ), Duncansville borough, PA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 78.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

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Property values in Tunnelhill, PA

Crime rates in Tunnelhill (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 thefts (1459.9 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 60.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime rates in Tunnelhill (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (250.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 10.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (9%)
  • Electricians (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tunnelhill-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the Tunnelhill borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 49.1 miles away from the borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tunnelhill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cambria County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Tunnelhill:

  • HORIZONS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ALTOONA, PA)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-HILLVIEW (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALTOONA, PA)

Amtrak station near Tunnelhill:

  • 8 miles: ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tunnelhill:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 9 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,924)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 22 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 34 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 12,422)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 43 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 43,065)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 57 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 58 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • Frostburg State University (about 61 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)

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Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Saint Patricks Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Cambria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 Pb  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 40.4. This is worse than average.
City:

40.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.24
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0222
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.0%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  67.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tunnelhill, PA

3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Tunnelhill compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tunnelhill travel time to work - commute


Tunnelhill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Coal or coke (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tunnelhill borough (based on Cambria County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.61%
Here81.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents67.2%13.6%6.3%2.2%1.7%
Congregations29.7%23.2%7.3%4.5%4.9%
NameAmerican Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents0.9%0.9%0.8%0.7%5.5%
Congregations0.8%0.4%4.1%2.4%22.8%
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: 31
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cambria County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Cambria County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
This county:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Cambria County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
State:

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 0$0 3$1,143
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$233
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$274
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,650

Tunnelhill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($36.11)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($36.11)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($33.33)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($13.89)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($8.33)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($8.33)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($5.56)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($5.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $28,000 ($77.78)

Tunnelhill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($5.56)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($16.67)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($77.78)
    Individual Income: $11,000 ($30.56)
    NEC: $4,000 ($11.11)

Tunnelhill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $70,000 ($194.44)

3.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Somerset County, PA  0.42% ($21,680 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.32% ($30,783)
from Indiana County, PA  0.23% ($29,414)


4.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Somerset County, PA  0.45% ($35,913 average AGI)
to Blair County, PA  0.40% ($28,300)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.38% ($29,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tunnelhill:

  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WRTA (1240 AM; 1 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALTOONA TRANS-AUDIO CORP, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WRDD (1580 AM; 1 kW; EBENSBURG, PA)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tunnelhill:

  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUZI (105.7 FM; PORTAGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WHPA (93.5 FM; BARNESBORO, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBRX (94.3 FM; PATTON, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPCL (97.3 FM; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Tunnelhill:

  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W32AX (Channel 32; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W57AH (Channel 57; BROCKPORT, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WKBS-TV (Channel 47; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Tunnelhill fatal accident list:

Mar 18, 1992 02:20 AM, 2016, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


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