Watsontown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 2,284 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 1,058  (46.3%)
Females: 1,226  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17777.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,580 (it was $31,094 in 2000)
Watsontown:

$44,580
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,992 (it was $16,110 in 2000)

Watsontown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,921 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Watsontown:

$137,921
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $151,244; detached houses: $184,240; townhouses or other attached units: $50,488; in 2-unit structures: $231,838; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,654; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $64,590; mobile homes: $40,946

Median gross rent in 2017: $690.

March 2019 cost of living index in Watsontown: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Black residents, 35.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Watsontown, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Watsontown, Pennsylvania as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Watsontown is 269 to 1.


Crime rates in Watsontown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.8)
2
(95.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.4)
1
(42.5)
1
(42.2)
2
(85.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(87.2)
2
(87.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
1
(47.6)
1
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(86.4)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(645.2)
12
(558.1)
9
(428.6)
4
(191.4)
20
(958.8)
20
(949.2)
5
(212.0)
3
(127.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(127.7)
4
(170.9)
3
(129.6)
0
(0.0)
7
(307.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(506.9)
5
(232.6)
4
(190.5)
6
(287.1)
6
(287.6)
3
(142.4)
12
(508.9)
3
(127.4)
3
(126.7)
10
(425.5)
3
(128.2)
4
(172.8)
7
(305.3)
6
(263.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(1,475)
47
(2,186)
55
(2,619)
56
(2,679)
43
(2,061)
18
(854.3)
51
(2,163)
50
(2,123)
33
(1,394)
32
(1,362)
29
(1,239)
19
(820.7)
18
(785.0)
24
(1,055)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(138.2)
1
(46.5)
2
(95.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(127.2)
4
(169.9)
1
(42.2)
2
(85.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.6)
2
(95.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)271.4233.0225.7218.2371.0234.0208.7166.9101.8184.792.796.8139.1192.5

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City-data.com crime index in Watsontown, PA

Crime rate in Watsontown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (49.4%), American (14.6%), Pennsylvania German (5.8%), English (5.1%), Italian (4.4%), Polish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/04/1867

Elevation: 481 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 3,203 people per square mile   (average).

Watsontown, Pennsylvania map

24 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,511 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,417 (1.4%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Watsontown, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Watsontown, PA in 2017
Watsontown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Watsontown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Food (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Wood products (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Watsontown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (15.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)

Average climate in Watsontown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Watsontown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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

City:

2.53
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Watsontown 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 Watsontown 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 the city 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watsontown topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Run (A), White Deer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bob Farley - Baseball player.

Northumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Watsontown:

Marital status in Watsontown, PA
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Watsontown:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Watsontown
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Watsontown, PA (based on Northumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Northumberland County:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northumberland County:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

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
Other and Unallocable 6$32,710$65,4200$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$29,929$71,8304$6,248
Financial Administration 3$16,592$66,3680$0
Streets and Highways 2$10,426$62,5560$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,599$69,5940$0
Sewerage 2$10,471$62,8260$0
Electric Power 1$4,979$59,7480$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 21$116,706$66,6894$6,248

Watsontown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,510,000 ($661.12)
    Sewerage: $494,000 ($216.29)
    Police Protection: $315,000 ($137.92)
    General - Other: $295,000 ($129.16)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($56.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000 ($54.29)
    Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($36.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000 ($33.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($17.08)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($12.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($10.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $17,000 ($7.44)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($4.38)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($2.63)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $464,000 ($203.15)
    Corporate Bonds: $340,000 ($148.86)
    Benefit Payments: $310,000 ($135.73)
    Withdrawals: $34,000 ($14.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($8.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $32,000 ($14.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $638,000 ($279.33)

Watsontown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $394,000 ($172.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($56.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($7.01)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($6.57)
    Other: $10,000 ($4.38)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $234,000 ($102.45)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $50,000 ($21.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($10.95)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($7.88)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.88)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,266,000 ($992.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $109,000 ($47.72)
    Highways: $46,000 ($20.14)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Property: $240,000 ($105.08)
    Individual Income: $229,000 ($100.26)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $23,000 ($10.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,000 ($8.76)
    Public Utility License: $13,000 ($5.69)

Watsontown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $598,000 ($261.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $499,000 ($218.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,000 ($43.35)

Watsontown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $320,000 ($140.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,757,000 ($769.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,000 ($5.25)

4.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, PA  0.64% ($34,238 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.53% ($28,851)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.47% ($37,731)


4.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, PA  0.70% ($55,460 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.50% ($38,427)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.40% ($52,405)

Businesses in Watsontown, PA

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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 4, 1977 06:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 75.5mTotal length
  • $5,247,000Total costs
  • 70,724Total average daily traffic
  • 10,827Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,469Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Watsontown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Watsontown, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 5th And Ash Sts (Lat: 41.092861 Lon: -76.861361), Call Sign: KQG712, Licensee ID: L00087682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, 46.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/1998, Expiration Date: 04/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2003, Registrant: West Branch Volunteer Fire Company, Watsontown, PA 17777, Phone: (717) 538-2928
  • LEWIS FOUR, 390 Too Steep Road (Lat: 41.148306 Lon: -76.814139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.8 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: KNNK577,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.100 MHz, 155.752 MHz, 151.137 MHz, 159.472 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2013, Expiration Date: 08/19/2023, Certifier: Thomas Rowe, Registrant: Mission Critical Partners, Inc., 690 Grays Woods Blvd, Port Matilda, PA 16870-7142, Phone: (888) 862-7911, Email:
  • MOBILES L4, Lat: 41.125361 Lon: -76.884139, Call Sign: WNBM912,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.860 MHz, 161.070 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2012, Expiration Date: 10/16/2022, 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: 41.084056 Lon: -76.862722, Call Sign: WQRP772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.240 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2013, Expiration Date: 07/02/2023, Certifier: Scott Winters, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2015, Expiration Date: 05/22/2025, Certifier: Winfield Lutz, Registrant: 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: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • SBA 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,
    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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2014, Expiration Date: 04/10/2024, Certifier: Bill Brown, Registrant: Mission Critical Partners, Inc, 690 Grays Woods Blvd, Port Matilda, PA 16870, Phone: (888) 862-7911, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2015, Expiration Date: 11/06/2025, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Amir Rajwany, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/1996, Expiration Date: 05/30/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2006, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/1996, Expiration Date: 05/30/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2006, Registrant: 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:

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

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 28 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Watsontown, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.1%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Watsontown, PA
    • 6555.1%Structure Fires
    • 3630.5%Outside Fires
    • 1210.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 54.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Watsontown, PA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Watsontown, PA
  • 71.5%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 2.8%Coal or coke
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Watsontown, PA
  • 75.6%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 9.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Coal or coke


Watsontown compared to Pennsylvania 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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