Wallaceton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 312 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 164  (52.9%)
Females: 148  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  47.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 16876.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,618 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Wallaceton:

$44,618
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $20,887 (it was $11,571 in 2000)

Wallaceton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $79,656 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Wallaceton:

$79,656
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $99,697; Detached houses: $110,960; Mobile homes: $39,877

Median gross rent in 2015: $762.

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  • Races in Wallaceton, PA (2010)

    Wallaceton races chart
    • 31299.7%White alone
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wallaceton: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (50.6%), English (17.1%), French (5.9%), German (3.5%), Irish (3.5%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 1721 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 446 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wallaceton:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallaceton borough:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

5 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wallaceton, Pennsylvania as of May 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Wallaceton to the number of sex offenders is 311 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $908 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,239 (1.3%)

Wallaceton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (95.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (178.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bigler, PA (1.4 miles ), West Decatur, PA (1.5 miles ), Blue Ball, PA (1.5 miles ), Morrisdale, PA (1.8 miles ), Hawk Run, PA (2.2 miles ), North Philipsburg, PA (2.4 miles ), Philipsburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Chester Hill borough, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.96 N, Longitude: 78.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Wallaceton household income distribution Wallaceton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+9.7%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Wallaceton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wallaceton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wallaceton-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Wallaceton borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 42.3 miles away from the borough center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

Wallaceton-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 115.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 155.7 miles away from Wallaceton 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 126.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 288.8 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from Wallaceton 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 127.5 miles away from the city 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 Clearfield County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallaceton:

  • KIDNEY CARE SERVICES OF PHILIPSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • MOUNTAIN LAUREL NRC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD COMMUNITY NURSES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HHS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSP HM HLTH SRVCS (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • CLEARFIELD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)
  • DAVITA - CLEARFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CLEARFIELD, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallaceton:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 25 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 25 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 30 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Saint Francis University (about 37 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Lock Haven University (about 45 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 56 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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Notable location: Wallaceton Volunteer Fire Company 1 Station 15 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clearfield 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.71. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.71
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.421. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.421
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.3%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  75.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Wallaceton travel time to work - commute Wallaceton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wallaceton borough (based on Clearfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,33121
Mainline Protestant15,065101
Evangelical Protestant7,51371
Orthodox5196
Black Protestant1171
Other523
None39,045-
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
Clearfield County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Clearfield County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Clearfield County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearfield County:

30.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
State:

11.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$144
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$2,053
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$846
Totals for Government 0$0 17$3,043

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, PA  0.72% ($28,138 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.61% ($30,489)
from Blair County, PA  0.13% ($26,810)


3.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Clearfield County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, PA  0.70% ($28,109 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.50% ($29,865)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.22% ($30,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallaceton:

  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WCPA (900 AM; 3 kW; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallaceton:

  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOWQ (102.1 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Wallaceton:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wallaceton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Corner Of Reed & Forcey Sts (Lat: 40.960056 Lon: -78.287806), Call Sign: KUB920, Licensee ID: L00814748
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1400 MHz, 46.2000 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2004, Expiration Date: 03/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014Registrant: Wallaceton Area Volunteer Fire Co, Wallaceton, PA 16876, Phone: (814) 342-1007
  • Rt 970 2.4 Mi Sw (Lat: 40.940056 Lon: -78.328083), Call Sign: KXH362
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.670 MHz, 154.755 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2015, Expiration Date: 10/18/2025Registrant: State Police Bcis, 8001 Bretz Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 787-8596, Fax: (717) 705-4050, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, On Rt 970 2.8 Mi W Of (Lat: 40.940056 Lon: -78.328056), Overall height: 104.2 m, Call Sign: WBM388
    Assigned Frequencies: 2199.20 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2000, Expiration Date: 08/16/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2008Registrant: State Police Technical Support Division, 7820 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 540-5020, Fax: (717) 540-5030, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K3LYJ, Grant Date: 06/23/1995, Expiration Date: 06/23/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2007, Registrant: Marshal L Shaw, Reed St, Wallaceton, PA 16876

Most common first names in Wallaceton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Harry474.8 years
Charles467.0 years
Thomas475.3 years
William476.5 years
George375.6 years
Marvin362.3 years
Roy383.0 years
Raymond272.0 years
James287.0 years
Dorothy280.5 years
Most common last names in Wallaceton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Knepp979.4 years
Williams770.4 years
Shaw581.6 years
Dixon473.7 years
Maines471.0 years
Woodside379.0 years
Good366.3 years
Emigh372.0 years
Beish364.7 years
Mcquillen368.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Wallaceton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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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