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Population in 2012: 2,363 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 

Males: 1,091  (46.2%)
Females: 1,272  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  42.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17777.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,878 (it was $31,094 in 2000)
Watsontown:

$39,878
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,621

Watsontown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $108,338 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Watsontown:

$108,338
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $115,930; Detached houses: $113,687; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,766; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $446,168; Mobile homes: $29,138

Median gross rent in 2012: $687.

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  • White alone - 2,277 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watsontown: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.2%), United States (11.5%), Irish (9.0%), Dutch (6.0%), English (5.8%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/04/1867

Elevation: 481 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 3,313 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Watsontown:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watsontown borough:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Watsontown, Pennsylvania as of July 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Watsontown to the number of sex offenders is 263 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,139 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,010 (1.1%)

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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

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Crime rates in Watsontown by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010110012011
per 100,000 0.044.20.045.546.10.00.047.895.90.042.442.5
Robberies 000001110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.046.547.647.80.00.00.00.0
Assaults 63154141294202053
per 100,000 266.0132.5678.7182.1645.2558.1428.6191.4958.8949.2212.0127.4
Burglaries 45231154663123
per 100,000 177.3220.890.5136.5506.9232.6190.5287.1287.6142.4508.9127.4
Thefts 304525293247555643185150
per 100,000 1329.81986.81131.21320.01474.72186.02619.02679.42061.4854.32162.82123.1
Auto thefts 412031200034
per 100,000 177.344.290.50.0138.246.595.20.00.00.0127.2169.9
Arson 001010120020
per 100,000 0.00.045.20.046.10.047.695.70.00.084.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 137.8166.1201.7140.1281.3241.5233.9226.1384.6242.5216.3173.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -175 (-7.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Watsontown-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% 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 67.9 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 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 97.7 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 46.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Watsontown center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 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 Northumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Bob Farley - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Watsontown:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Watsontown, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watsontown:

  • Bucknell University (about 9 miles; Lewisburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,667)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 14 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Susquehanna University (about 20 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Lock Haven University (about 32 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 46 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 52 miles; Mansfield, PA; FT enrollment: 2,919)

Public high school in Watsontown:

Private high schools in Watsontown:

  • MARANATHA MENNONITE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 1485 PLOTTS RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WATSONTOWN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 43; Location: 1225 8TH ST DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Watsontown:

  • SPRING VIEW PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 1280 SEAGRAVE DR; Grades: 1 - 9)
  • SPRING VIEW (Students: 26; Location: SEAGRAVE DR; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • KEEFERTOWN PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 2165 WHITMOYER RD; 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
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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 11.9 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 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

IVY'S TAVERN (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.5%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.6% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Watsontown, PA

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 compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Watsontown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Watsontown travel time to work - commute


Watsontown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ The Wesleyan Church
Adherents36.5%19.9%14.5%8.6%8.1%
Congregations7.7%20.5%20.5%14.7%3.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.5%1.5%1.1%1.0%6.5%
Congregations5.8%1.9%1.9%1.3%21.8%
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: 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%

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
Financial Administration 3$9,593$38,3720$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,706$40,2360$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,304$41,5303$2,082
Streets and Highways 2$6,028$36,1680$0
Sewerage 2$6,054$36,3240$0
Electric Power 1$2,879$34,5480$0
Other and Unallocable 6$18,912$37,8240$0
Totals for Government 21$67,476$38,5583$2,082

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $960,000 ($406.26)
    Electric Utilities: $746,000 ($315.70)
    Police Protection: $261,000 ($110.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($57.13)
    Central Staff Services: $129,000 ($54.59)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($47.40)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($46.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($19.04)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($17.77)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($7.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($5.92)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($3.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($31.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $30,000 ($12.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $609,000 ($257.72)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $309,000 ($130.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($58.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($9.31)
    All Other: $18,000 ($7.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($3.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $112,000 ($47.40)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($10.16)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($4.66)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,240,000 ($524.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($27.08)
    Highways: $41,000 ($17.35)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $170,000 ($71.94)
    Property: $67,000 ($28.35)
    NEC: $38,000 ($16.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,410,000 ($596.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,361,000 ($575.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $49,000 ($20.74)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $490,000 ($207.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $492,000 ($208.21)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($5.92)

4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, PA  0.68% ($30,529 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.49% ($28,565)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.39% ($28,164)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, PA  0.76% ($29,919 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.55% ($33,472)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.32% ($29,184)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Watsontown, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

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 drivers: 1
Jul 4, 1977 06:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 38 meters (125ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,319
Total average daily truck traffic: 172
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,661

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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
  • MOBILES L4, Lat: 41.125361 Lon: -76.884139, Call Sign: WNBM912
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.860 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:

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:

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

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

Businesses in Watsontown, PA

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

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