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Population in 2012: 243 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.6%
 

Males: 126  (52.2%)
Females: 117  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  45.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16440.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,188 (it was $35,250 in 2000)
Venango:

$38,188
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,930

Venango borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,572 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Venango:

$97,572
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,613; Detached houses: $91,516; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,789; Mobile homes: $84,404

Median gross rent in 2012: $770.

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  • White alone - 235 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Venango: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (35.3%), English (15.1%), Irish (14.7%), Scotch-Irish (13.6%), Italian (10.1%), Polish (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 919 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Venango:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Venango borough:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,217 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,091 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (23.7 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (83.1 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (287.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Woodcock, PA (1.4 miles) , Cambridge Springs borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Saegertown borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Edinboro borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Blooming Valley borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Meadville, PA (3.0 miles ), Fredericksburg, PA (3.1 miles ), Mill Village borough, PA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 80.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Venango-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Venango borough center killed 12 people and injured 82 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 13.7 miles away from the borough center .

Earthquake activity:

Venango-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from Venango center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from Venango center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Venango topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Forman - Major League Baseball pitcher.


Hospitals/medical centers near Venango:

  • CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA)
  • PRESBYTERIAN NURS HME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA)
  • EDINBORO MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EDINBORO, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Venango, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Venango:

  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 7 miles; Edinboro, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,252)
  • Allegheny College (about 9 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (about 22 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,574)
  • Mercyhurst College (about 24 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,674)
  • Gannon University (about 25 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,936)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 26 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,031)
  • Grove City College (about 43 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,499)

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

 
Crawford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

JAMES D BOWERS VFW POST 169 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.8%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  72.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Venango, PA

Venango 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Venango travel time to work - commute


Venango mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Venango borough (based on Crawford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.64%
Here40.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents35.5%20.3%9.7%5.3%4.7%
Congregations9.2%25.4%7.5%5.8%3.5%
NameOld Order AmishUnited Church of ChristChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Christian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents4.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%12.5%
Congregations13.3%3.5%2.3%4.0%25.4%
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: 23
Crawford County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Crawford County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Crawford County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 70
Here:

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.3%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($61.73)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($24.69)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($16.46)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($12.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($8.23)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($8.23)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($8.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($8.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($74.07)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($20.58)
    All Other: $3,000 ($12.35)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $18,000 ($74.07)
    Property: $9,000 ($37.04)
    NEC: $2,000 ($8.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($189.30)

4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,121 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($213 average AGI)
Crawford County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Erie County, PA  0.97% ($27,093 average AGI)
from Mercer County, PA  0.37% ($34,008)
from Venango County, PA  0.36% ($25,581)


4.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Crawford County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Erie County, PA  1.01% ($25,080 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.36% ($23,814)
to Mercer County, PA  0.35% ($28,634)

Strongest AM radio stations in Venango:

  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRIE (1260 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGW (1490 AM; 1 kW; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWOW (1360 AM; 5 kW; CONNEAUT, OH; Owner: WWOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFUN (970 AM; 5 kW; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Venango:

  • WXXO (104.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFSE (88.9 FM; EDINBORO, PA; Owner: EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA)
  • WUSE (93.9 FM; FAIRVIEW, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXTA (97.9 FM; EDINBORO, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WVME (91.9 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WEFR (88.1 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHZ (102.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WFGO (94.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCTL (106.3 FM; UNION CITY, PA; Owner: INSPIRATION TIME, INC.)
  • WQLN-FM (91.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRTS (103.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXKC (99.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WMCE (88.5 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: MERCYHURST COLLEGE)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WCVJ (90.9 FM; JEFFERSON, OH; Owner: AGAPE SCHOOL, INC.)
  • WERG (89.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: GANNON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Venango:

  • W52BO (Channel 52; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)
  • WSEE-TV (Channel 35; ERIE, PA; Owner: INITIAL BROADCASTING OF PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)
  • WQLN (Channel 54; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WFXP (Channel 66; ERIE, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48CH (Channel 48; ERIE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Venango fatal accident list:

Mar 7, 1983 04:99 AM, 20056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 19, 1981 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 4,824
Total average daily truck traffic: 337
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 5,995


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 22637 Frye Rd (Lat: 41.789833 Lon: -80.169333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 98.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN937, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Hall Meadville St (Lat: 41.771167 Lon: -80.111722), Call Sign: KZB221, Licensee ID: L00009629
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9600 MHz, 33.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2005, Expiration Date: 06/20/2015
    Registrant: County Of Crawford, 903 Diamond Park, Meadville, PA 16335, Phone: (814) 724-1234
  • Rd1 Wattsburg Rd (Lat: 42.024222 Lon: -79.821167), Call Sign: KDT235
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA6BHE, Licensee ID: L00254932
    Grant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 04/27/2018
    Registrant: Thomas O Easley, 23439 Capp Rd, Venango, PA 16440-9630
  • Call Sign: KB3NQI, Licensee ID: L01156112
    Grant Date: 05/26/2006, Expiration Date: 05/26/2016, Certifier: Melissa Lawrence
    Registrant: Melissa Lawrence, 19299 Center Rd, Venango, PA 16440



Most common first names in Venango, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William972.0 years
John974.3 years
Charles775.7 years
Robert673.2 years
Harold571.0 years
James571.4 years
Joseph580.0 years
Mary582.2 years
Henry573.4 years
Donald469.8 years
Most common last names in Venango, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Merritt780.4 years
Sherred673.0 years
Thomas468.9 years
Acker382.6 years
Patterson373.6 years
Allen371.7 years
Davis363.7 years
Baker370.7 years
Ruhl376.0 years
Shelhamer374.0 years
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