For population 25 years and over in Wattsburg:
For population 15 years and over in Wattsburg borough:
11 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,766 (2.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (15.7 miles , pop. 103,717).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (79.3 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (280.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: French Creek, NY (2.5 miles ), Union City borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Elgin borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Waterford borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Corry, PA (3.2 miles ), Mina, NY (3.2 miles ), Clymer, NY (3.4 miles ), Mill Village borough, PA (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 42.00 N, Longitude: 79.81 W
Area code: 814
Population change in the 1990s: -99 (-20.8%).
Work and jobs in Wattsburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wattsburg, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wattsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Wattsburg borough center .
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the borough center killed 12 people and injured 82 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wattsburg-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 81% 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 46.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Wattsburg center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from Wattsburg center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Erie County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wattsburg:
Airports located in Wattsburg:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wattsburg:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.391. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wattsburg and their reported violations in the past:FAULKNERS COUNTRY MARKET (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.3%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Wattsburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Wattsburg (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wattsburg (based on Erie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 46
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,271 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($501 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,651 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,470
Total average daily truck traffic: 821
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 9,284
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wattsburg)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wattsburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0118.01
Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.