For population 25 years and over in Wellsboro:
For population 15 years and over in Wellsboro borough:
116 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,511 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (70.6 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (99.4 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (165.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Mansfield borough, PA (3.5 miles ), Blossburg borough, PA (3.6 miles ), Tioga borough, PA (3.7 miles ), Knoxville borough, PA (4.0 miles ), Liberty borough, PA (4.1 miles ), Elkland borough, PA (4.1 miles ), Westfield borough, PA (4.1 miles ), Galeton borough, PA (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 77.30 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,842 (+117.6%)
Area code: 570
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Wellsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Wellsboro tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: -176 (-5.0%).
Work and jobs in Wellsboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wellsboro-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Wellsboro borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/21/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.5 miles away from the borough center caused $200,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wellsboro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from Wellsboro center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tioga County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ed Schieffelin - Discovered silver in Tombstone, Polonia brothers - Film director, Benjamin Franklin Bush - Businessperson, William A. Stone - Politician, Dick Riffle - Football player, Kathryn Crawford - Film actor, Warren Spencer - Politician.
Hospital/medical center in Wellsboro:
Airports and heliports located in Wellsboro:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellsboro:
Public high schools in Wellsboro:
See full list of schools located in Wellsboro, School District: WELLSBORO AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle schools in Wellsboro:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.92. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wellsboro and their reported violations in the past:DUNCAN TWP.MUNICIPAL WATER AUT (Population served: 220, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:HIS THOUSAND HILLS CAMP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HILLS CREEK STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GRAND CANYON MOTEL RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FROME ACRES RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wellsboro that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.6%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 40.7% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Wellsboro in 2000:
Wellsboro compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Wellsboro (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wellsboro (based on Tioga County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
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Wellsboro government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,689 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,869 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Wellsboro:
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See more detailed statistics of Wellsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wellsboro, PA
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 26,604
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,025
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 31,747
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wellsboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Wellsboro, PA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellsboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wellsboro)
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.