Waymart, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 1,297 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 629  (48.6%)
Females: 668  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18472.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,767 (it was $35,208 in 2000)
Waymart:

$44,767
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,777 (it was $14,498 in 2000)

Waymart borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,768 (it was $86,400 in 2000)
Waymart:

$138,768
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $150,688; Detached houses: $156,864; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,444; Mobile homes: $46,579

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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Waymart races chart
  • White alone - 1,285 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 30 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waymart: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.4%), Irish (14.2%), Polish (11.6%), English (11.4%), United States (10.2%), Italian (7.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/08/1851

Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 469 people per square mile   (low).

Waymart,PA real estate house value index trend

Waymart, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Waymart:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waymart borough:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

9 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 72 registered sex offenders living in Waymart, Pennsylvania as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waymart to the number of sex offenders is 18 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,750 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,594 (1.4%)

Waymart satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (17.9 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (86.4 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (93.4 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Prompton borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Simpson, PA (2.0 miles ), Vandling borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Carbondale, PA (2.2 miles ), Forest City borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Bethany borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Mayfield borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Honesdale borough, PA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.58 N, Longitude: 75.41 W

Area code: 570

Waymart household income distribution Waymart home values distribution

Crime rates in Waymart by Year
Type 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Burglaries 020
per 100,000 0.0148.70.0
Thefts 385
per 100,000 211.7594.8369.8
Auto thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Arson 100
per 100,000 70.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 261.1) 8.835.615.4

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

Crime rate in Waymart detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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

Average climate in Waymart, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waymart-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Waymart borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 25.1 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waymart-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.7 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 92.6 miles away from Waymart 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 218.4 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 258.4 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 92.2 miles away from Waymart center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 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 Wayne County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waymart topographic map

Birthplace of: James Joseph Brown - Businessman.

Hospitals and medical centers in Waymart:

  • FARVIEW STATE HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, PO BOX 128)
  • WAYNE WOODLANDS MANOR (37 WOODLANDS DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Waymart:

  • HOME HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • MARIAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • CARBONDALE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • CHILDS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CHILDS, PA)
  • OSPREY RIDGE HEALTHCARE AND RE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • ALLIED HEALTH CARE SERVS/PEAR (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)
  • PARAGON HOME HEALTH CARE CORP (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CARBONDALE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waymart:

  • Marywood University (about 16 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Scranton (about 18 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Misericordia University (about 34 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • King's College (about 34 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 35 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 41 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 43 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Public high school in Waymart:

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Notable location: Waymart Volunteer Fire Company Station 75 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.4. This is about average.

City:

87.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0807. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0807
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.58. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 16.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.41
U.S.:

9.14

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

KEEN LAKE CAMPING (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
LODGE AT KEEN LAKE (Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
RED MAPLES GOLF COURSE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
GIBNEYS RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GRAVITY INN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2010), St Site Visit (enforcement) (DEC-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between FEB-05-2013 and MAR-05-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MEMORIAL LINKS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-20-2011 and AUG-20-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
THE CROSSROADS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
VALLEY VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-08-2012 and NOV-08-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waymart that have no violations reported:

  • WAYMART HOTEL (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.6%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 67.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 38.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.3%
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: 0.6% of all households
100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
144 people in nursing homes in 2000
25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

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

Banks with branches in Waymart (2011 data):

  • Wayne Bank: Waymart Branch at Belmont And Water Streets, branch established on 1954/04/19. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $667.4 mil, Deposits: $527.0 mil, headquarters in Honesdale, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Norwood Financial Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Coal or coke (7%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waymart borough (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.16%
Here: 56.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents57.8%21.3%6.8%2.6%1.9%
Congregations15.1%45.2%4.1%6.8%4.1%
NameJewishEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.4%1.4%0.9%4.0%
Congregations1.4%4.1%2.7%1.4%15.1%
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: 16
Wayne County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Wayne County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Wayne County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

12.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
State:

11.5%
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 0$0 3$2,091
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 5$20,697
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$5,939
Totals for Government 0$0 10$28,727

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $78,000 ($60.14)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($32.38)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($13.11)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($7.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($6.17)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($5.40)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($3.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($3.86)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($3.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($3.08)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($2.31)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($21.59)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($3.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $59,000 ($45.49)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($4.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($6.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($7.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($6.17)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($17.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($3.86)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.54)
  • Tax - Property: $88,000 ($67.85)
    NEC: $16,000 ($12.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,000 ($3.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($3.08)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $107,000 ($82.50)

5.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Lackawanna County, PA  1.09% ($35,798 average AGI)
from Pike County, PA  0.56% ($36,964)
from Monroe County, PA  0.19% ($32,757)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lackawanna County, PA  1.39% ($37,330 average AGI)
to Pike County, PA  0.44% ($22,443)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.25% ($28,843)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waymart:

  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waymart:

  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WYCY (105.3 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDNH-FM (95.3 FM; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBYH (89.1 FM; HAWLEY, PA; Owner: 4 RIVERS COMMUNICATIONS B/G COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Waymart:

  • W18BN (Channel 18; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH TELECASTERS)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WWPS-LP (Channel 8; HAWLEY, ETC., PA; Owner: ROBERT G. NEUHAUS)

Waymart fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 2004 09:42 PM, Sr-296, South St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1996 02:55 PM, 6, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1992 03:10 AM, 296, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 2, 1991 01:07 AM, 3035, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 3,134
Total average daily truck traffic: 156
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,409

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waymart)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Farview Mountain 1 Mi E Of Rt 6 (Lat: 41.600917 Lon: -75.435472), Call Sign: KNDU539, Licensee ID: L00067128
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/1997, Expiration Date: 09/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003
    Registrant: Highhouse Oil Co Inc, Honesdale, PA 18431, Phone: (717) 253-3520
  • Farview Mt 1 Mi E Of Rt 6 (Lat: 41.600917 Lon: -75.435472), Call Sign: KNEV924
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/1998, Expiration Date: 02/19/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2003
    Registrant: John J Benio, Rd 1 Box 188, Montrose, PA 18801

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Farview Mtn (Lat: 41.586194 Lon: -75.432111), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNTZ377
    Assigned Frequencies: 6600.00 MHz, 6620.00 MHz, 6590.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/1995, Expiration Date: 06/20/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (215) 698-3772
  • High Knob Hill, High Knob Hill Orth Of Us Highway 6 (Lat: 41.586194 Lon: -75.432111), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPWS771
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2003, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014, Certifier: Martin D Hadfield
    Registrant: Entercom Corporate Engineering, 1100 Olive Way #1650, Seattle, WA 98101, Phone: (206) 577-8661, Email:
  • WAYMART, Farview Mtn (Lat: 41.586194 Lon: -75.432139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPYA260, Licensee ID: L00101574
    Assigned Frequencies: 6600.62 MHz, 6620.62 MHz, 6590.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2003, Expiration Date: 07/09/2013, Certifier: Martin Hedgelon
    Registrant: County Of Wayne, 925 Court Street, Honesdale, PA 18431, Phone: (570) 253-9458, Fax: (570) 253-2943, Email:
  • FAIRVIEW MTN, Fairview Mountain (Lat: 41.586194 Lon: -75.432139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQHS597
    Assigned Frequencies: 6392.44 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2007, Expiration Date: 10/25/2017, Certifier: Edwin J Quinn
    Registrant: Emergency Medical Services Of Northeastern Pa, Inc., 1153 Oak Street, Pittston, PA 18640, Phone: (570) 655-6818, Fax: (570) 655-6824, Email:
  • Waymart, 146 West Carbondale Road (Lat: 41.573167 Lon: -75.440861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WQII807
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2008, Expiration Date: 02/21/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Adams Cable, Route 6 (Lat: 41.581972 Lon: -75.431556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: WQLN464
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2010, Expiration Date: 03/15/2020, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I Street, Nw - Suite 400 West, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 589-3764, Fax: (202) 589-3750, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2182A , Serial Number: 22-600, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Weekend Flyers Inc, 153 Fox Rd, Waymart, PA 18472
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3628E , Serial Number: 11AC-S82, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene M Cook, 129 Saint Tikhons Rd, Waymart, PA 18472
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 11BC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3688E , Serial Number: 11AC-1849, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Louis P Jr Fox, 117 Fox Lane Rd, Waymart, PA 18472
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4355Q , Serial Number: 17260255, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/1971
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John Krajkovich, Po Box 94, Waymart, PA 18472, Other Owners: Mark Boyer
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 58007 , Serial Number: T423821, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Weed, Box 114, Waymart, PA 18472
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82645 , Serial Number: 7AC-1287, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1956
    Registrant (Partnership): Andrew S Cavage, Rr 1 P O Box 265, Waymart, PA 18472, Other Owners: Andrew S Jr Cavage
  • Aircraft: TITAN AIRCRAFT TORNADO S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 912WZ , Serial Number: S01912S0HK0386, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 04/15/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Ken Coles, 314 Burns Rd, Waymart, PA 18472

Most common first names in Waymart, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7873.3 years
Mary5384.2 years
Joseph4777.8 years
William4175.4 years
James3567.5 years
Anna3580.0 years
Charles3271.3 years
Frank3077.8 years
George2673.5 years
Robert2568.6 years
Most common last names in Waymart, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1977.5 years
Robinson1574.5 years
Shaffer1570.6 years
Davis1378.1 years
Miller1075.8 years
Stanton972.5 years
Kennedy973.9 years
Swingle878.3 years
Enslin878.5 years
Thomas867.5 years

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