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Population in 2012: 274 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.3%
Males: 140  (51.2%)
Females: 134  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  33.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17884.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,976 (it was $35,278 in 2000)
Washingtonville:

$27,976
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,775

Washingtonville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,326 (it was $68,900 in 2000)
Washingtonville:

$115,326
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,497; Detached houses: $92,008; In 2-unit structures: $477,079; Mobile homes: $30,669

Median gross rent in 2012: $534.

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Washingtonville races chart
  • White alone - 269 (98.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Washingtonville: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (46.7%), Irish (11.5%), English (8.8%), Welsh (4.6%), United States (3.8%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/28/1870

Elevation: 566 feet

Land area: 0.06 square miles.

Population density: 4,768 people per square mile 
 
 (average).




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For population 25 years and over in Washingtonville:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 27.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washingtonville borough:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 25.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Washingtonville, Pennsylvania as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Washingtonville to the number of sex offenders is 274 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,188 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,021 (1.0%)

Washingtonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (58.0 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (108.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jerseytown, PA (2.3 miles) , Turbotville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Danville borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Riverside borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Mechanicsville, PA (2.7 miles ), McEwensville borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Eyers Grove, PA (2.9 miles) , Millville borough, PA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.05 N, Longitude: 76.68 W

Area code: 570

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-12.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (25%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (44%)
  • Wholesale trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (21%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Child care workers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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Average climate in Washingtonville, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Washingtonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Washingtonville borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washingtonville-area historical earthquake activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 93% 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 60.1 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 61.2 miles away from Washingtonville 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 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Washingtonville center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 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 Montour County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washingtonville topographic map

Birthplace of: Samuel Calvin - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Washingtonville:

  • EMMANUEL CENTER FOR NURSING (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)
  • GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)
  • SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Washingtonville, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washingtonville:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,552)
  • Bucknell University (about 13 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Susquehanna University (about 21 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 23 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 37 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Lock Haven University (about 42 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Wilkes University (about 43 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)

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Montour 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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.53
U.S.:

2.88
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.0%

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

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  18.9%
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: 1.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Washingtonville, PA

36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Washingtonville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Washingtonville travel time to work - commute


Washingtonville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Washingtonville borough (based on Montour County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.69%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents34.7%19.6%13.3%11.3%7.4%
Congregations3.1%25.0%12.5%12.5%9.4%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOld Order AmishEpiscopal ChurchEastern Pennsylvanian Mennonite ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%2.3%2.3%1.4%3.6%
Congregations3.1%9.4%6.3%3.1%15.6%
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: 3
Montour County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Montour County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Montour County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montour County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.3%
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
Sewerage 1$3,764$45,1681$1,304
Totals for Government 1$3,764$45,1681$1,304

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($40.15)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($14.60)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($14.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.65)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($10.95)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($3.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($14.60)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $17,000 ($62.04)
    Property: $4,000 ($14.60)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $24,000 ($87.59)

7.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

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:
from Columbia County, PA  1.71% ($36,908 average AGI)
from Northumberland County, PA  1.43% ($30,930)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.43% ($43,167)


7.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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:
to Columbia County, PA  1.80% ($31,183 average AGI)
to Northumberland County, PA  1.54% ($31,713)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.34% ($67,458)

Strongest AM radio stations in Washingtonville:

  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLP (1380 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washingtonville:

  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGRC (91.3 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W289AI (105.7 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENN. EDUC. TV ASSOC.)
  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Washingtonville:

  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Guardhouse Montour Ses (Lat: 41.072306 Lon: -76.671056), Call Sign: KIV462
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022
    Registrant: Ppl Services Corp., 827 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104, Phone: (484) 634-3757, Email:
  • Montour Steam Electric Station (Lat: 41.071194 Lon: -76.666611), Call Sign: KAZ855
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/1996, Expiration Date: 04/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2001
    Registrant: Ppl Electric Utilities Corp Dba Ppl Utilities, 2 N Ninth St, Allentown, PA 18101-1179, Phone: (717) 459-7511
  • Montour Steam Electric Station (Lat: 41.070083 Lon: -76.665778), Call Sign: KTB723
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.6200 MHz, 37.8200 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2021
    Registrant: Ppl Services Corp., 827 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104, Phone: (484) 634-3757, Email:
  • MOBILES L1, Lat: 41.070083 Lon: -76.665778, Call Sign: KSS249
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 07/25/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 41.946361 Lon: -78.672556, Call Sign: WQIH610
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2008, Expiration Date: 02/14/2018, Certifier: Fred Janosky
    Registrant: Ppl Services Corp., 827 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104, Phone: (484) 634-3757, Fax: (724) 962-4310, Email:



Most common first names in Washingtonville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William478.7 years
Robert445.2 years
Dorothy377.0 years
Frank270.0 years
Albert271.0 years
Joseph272.0 years
Carl268.0 years
Howard285.5 years
James275.1 years
Margaret262.0 years
Most common last names in Washingtonville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Blue578.0 years
Johnson475.3 years
Hoffman383.7 years
Anderson276.9 years
Holdren288.5 years
Cromley295.5 years
Heffner272.0 years
Billmeyer289.5 years
Gresh261.4 years
Foust280.5 years
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