Watsontown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 2,342 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 1,097  (46.9%)
Females: 1,245  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17777.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,379 (it was $31,094 in 2000)
Watsontown:

$42,379
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,097 (it was $16,110 in 2000)

Watsontown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,145 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Watsontown:

$115,145
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,890; Detached houses: $146,280; Townhouses or other attached units: $43,517; In 2-unit structures: $83,698; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $65,535; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,064; Mobile homes: $35,354

Median gross rent in 2013: $765.

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  • Races in Watsontown, PA (2010)

    Watsontown races chart
    • 2,27796.9%White alone
    • 251.1%Hispanic
    • 170.7%Asian alone
    • 130.6%Black alone
    • 110.5%Two or more races
    • 80.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Watsontown: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.0%), United States (10.3%), Irish (9.2%), English (5.3%), Dutch (4.9%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/04/1867

Elevation: 481 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 3,284 people per square mile   (average).

Watsontown,PA real estate house value index trend

Watsontown, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Watsontown:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watsontown borough:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

19 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,142 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,096 (1.0%)

Watsontown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (66.1 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (117.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Dewart, PA (1.3 miles ), Allenwood, PA (1.5 miles ), McEwensville borough, PA (1.6 miles ), New Columbia, PA (1.8 miles ), West Milton, PA (2.1 miles ), Milton borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Turbotville borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Montgomery borough, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.09 N, Longitude: 76.86 W

Area code: 570

Watsontown household income distribution Watsontown home values distribution

Crime rates in Watsontown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1011001201112
per 100,000 44.20.045.546.10.00.047.895.90.042.442.542.285.1
Robberies 0000111000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.046.547.647.80.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 315414129420205303
per 100,000 132.5678.7182.1645.2558.1428.6191.4958.8949.2212.0127.40.0127.7
Burglaries 5231154663123310
per 100,000 220.890.5136.5506.9232.6190.5287.1287.6142.4508.9127.4126.7425.5
Thefts 45252932475556431851503332
per 100,000 1,986.81,131.21,320.01,474.72,186.02,619.02,679.42,061.4854.32,162.82,123.11,393.61,361.7
Auto thefts 1203120003412
per 100,000 44.290.50.0138.246.595.20.00.00.0127.2169.942.285.1
Arson 0101012002020
per 100,000 0.045.20.046.10.047.695.70.00.084.80.084.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 165.9201.5140.0281.0241.3233.7225.9384.2242.3216.0172.8105.4191.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Watsontown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -175 (-7.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Watsontown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Watsontown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Watsontown borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watsontown-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 185.7 miles away from the city 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 67.9 miles away from Watsontown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 236.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 225.9 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 69.0 miles away from Watsontown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 284.3 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 Northumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watsontown topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Farley - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Watsontown:

  • COMMUNITY SERVICES GROUP, INC (RD 2 BOX 281)
  • KRAMM NURSING HOME INC (245-47 E 8TH ST)
  • WATSONTOWN HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (245 EAST EIGHTH STREET)

Heliports located in Watsontown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watsontown:

  • Bucknell University (about 10 miles; Lewisburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,418)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 14 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Susquehanna University (about 20 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Lock Haven University (about 32 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 44 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 46 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)

Private high schools in Watsontown:

  • MARANATHA MENNONITE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 82, Location: 1485 PLOTTS RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • WATSONTOWN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 55, Location: 1225 8TH STREET DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Watsontown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Watsontown:

  • RIDGEVIEW AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 26, Location: 301 OTTAWA RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • KEEFERTOWN PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 2165 WHITMOYER RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • SPRING VIEW PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 1280 SEAGRAVE DR, Grades: 1-8)
  • MUDDY RUN AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 178 CALIFORNIA ROAD, Grades: 1-8)
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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Run (A), White Deer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Northumberland 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 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.53. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.0%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  57.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
106 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Watsontown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Watsontown (2011 data):

  • West Milton State Bank: Watsontown Branch at 1025 Main Street, branch established on 1996/12/18. Info updated 2011/03/18: Bank assets: $322.2 mil, Deposits: $287.1 mil, headquarters in West Milton, PA, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: West Milton Bancorp, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Watsontown Branch at 300 Main Street, branch established on 1872/03/17. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Watsontown Branch at 109 Main Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Watsontown borough (based on Northumberland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant21,455102
Catholic14,54012
Evangelical Protestant9,79462
Other2,6629
Black Protestant1181
Orthodox761
None45,883-
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: 19
Northumberland County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Northumberland County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northumberland County:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.5%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Watsontown:

51.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Watsontown:

10.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Watsontown:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Watsontown:

36.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

58.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Watsontown, PA Residents
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 3$16,592$66,3680$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,599$69,5940$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$29,929$71,8304$6,248
Streets and Highways 2$10,426$62,5560$0
Sewerage 2$10,471$62,8260$0
Electric Power 1$4,979$59,7480$0
Other and Unallocable 6$32,710$65,4200$0
Totals for Government 21$116,706$66,6894$6,248

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $960,000 ($409.91)
    Electric Utilities: $746,000 ($318.53)
    Police Protection: $261,000 ($111.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($57.64)
    Central Staff Services: $129,000 ($55.08)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($47.82)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($46.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($19.21)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($17.93)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($7.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($5.98)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($3.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($32.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $30,000 ($12.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $609,000 ($260.03)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $309,000 ($131.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($58.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($9.39)
    All Other: $18,000 ($7.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($3.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $112,000 ($47.82)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($10.25)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($4.70)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,240,000 ($529.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($27.33)
    Highways: $41,000 ($17.51)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $170,000 ($72.59)
    Property: $67,000 ($28.61)
    NEC: $38,000 ($16.23)

Watsontown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,410,000 ($602.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,361,000 ($581.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $49,000 ($20.92)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $490,000 ($209.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $492,000 ($210.08)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($5.98)

4.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
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 Union County, PA  0.61% ($31,018 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.44% ($30,552)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.35% ($31,124)


4.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, PA  0.58% ($31,804 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.46% ($34,123)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.30% ($28,236)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watsontown:

  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMLP (1380 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWPA (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLYC (1050 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: WILLIAMSPORT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watsontown:

  • 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.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGRC (91.3 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGM (88.1 FM; NEW BERLIN, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Watsontown:

  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
  • W05BG (Channel 5; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W09BL (Channel 9; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PENN CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W62CS (Channel 62; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W20AD (Channel 20; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W26AT (Channel 26; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W30AN (Channel 30; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W39BT (Channel 39; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Watsontown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Watsontown fatal accident list:

Feb 24, 1986 11:12 AM, 00018, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1979 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 4, 1977 06:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 8,788Total average daily traffic
  • 155Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,428Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Watsontown)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 5th And Ash Sts (Lat: 41.092861 Lon: -76.861361), Call Sign: KQG712, Licensee ID: L00087682
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, 46.1600 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/1998, Expiration Date: 04/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2003Registrant: West Branch Volunteer Fire Company, Watsontown, PA 17777, Phone: (717) 538-2928
  • MOBILES L4, Lat: 41.125361 Lon: -76.884139, Call Sign: WNBM912
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.860 MHz, 161.070 MHzGrant Date: 07/20/2012, Expiration Date: 10/16/2022, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 41.084056 Lon: -76.862722, Call Sign: WQRP772
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.240 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2013, Expiration Date: 07/02/2023, Certifier: Scott WintersRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 41.063222 Lon: -76.836611, Call Sign: WQVV832
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.602 MHz, 152.930 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2015, Expiration Date: 05/22/2025, Certifier: Winfield LutzRegistrant: Great Lakes Communication Technologies, 70 Fraley St, Suite 2, Kane, PA 16735, Phone: (814) 837-7076, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WPA1005, Route 405 (Lat: 41.106361 Lon: -76.877861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQSR954
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz... (+30 more)Grant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:
  • LEWIS 4, 390 Too Steep Road (Lat: 41.148306 Lon: -76.814139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.8 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WQTT789, Licensee ID: L00003950
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 04/10/2014, Expiration Date: 04/10/2024, Certifier: Bill BrownRegistrant: County Of Northumberland, 911 Greenough Street, Suite 2, Sunbury, PA 17801, Phone: (570) 988-4441, Email:
  • WHITE DEER, Box 28 Rr2 Raup Drive, Delaware Township (Lat: 41.069139 Lon: -76.832944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WQWL298
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • Watsontown, 1025 Main Street (Lat: 41.093111 Lon: -76.873806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WQWS608
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2015, Expiration Date: 11/06/2025, Certifier: Chuck HuffmanRegistrant: Limitless Mobile, LLC, 2574 Interstate Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (202) 604-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Mile Run Interchange Of I80, 17.7 Km West Of (Lat: 41.064500 Lon: -77.067722), Call Sign: KNLV866
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.075 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/1996, Expiration Date: 05/30/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2006Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson, & Dickens, 2120 L Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830
  • Off Of Pine Flat Rd Appx 19.3 Km West Of (Lat: 41.065333 Lon: -77.098278), Call Sign: KNLV866
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.100 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/1996, Expiration Date: 05/30/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2006Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson, & Dickens, 2120 L Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Watsontown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Watsontown)

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

THE FENCE (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Watsontown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6181.1 years
John4574.4 years
William4576.8 years
Charles3778.6 years
Helen3680.1 years
Robert3570.1 years
Margaret3381.0 years
Harold2775.7 years
Ruth2777.5 years
Dorothy2679.0 years
Most common last names in Watsontown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3077.1 years
Snyder2474.8 years
Smith2378.0 years
Raup1871.3 years
Moore1472.4 years
Fisher1474.4 years
Murray1480.5 years
Brown1474.4 years
Ranck1379.6 years
Bieber1275.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Watsontown, PA

  • CVS: 1
  • The Room Place: 1
  • UPS: 1

Watsontown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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