West Pittston, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,757 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 2,427  (51.0%)
Females: 2,330  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18643.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,206 (it was $33,030 in 2000)
West Pittston:

$50,206
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,228 (it was $20,370 in 2000)

West Pittston borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,603 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
West Pittston:

$126,603
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,457; detached houses: $171,843; townhouses or other attached units: $139,101; in 2-unit structures: $225,885

Median gross rent in 2017: $756.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Pittston: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Black residents)
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  • Races in West Pittston, PA (2010)
    • 4,68996.3%White alone
    • 741.5%Hispanic
    • 450.9%Two or more races
    • 300.6%Black alone
    • 200.4%Asian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 20.04%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in West Pittston, Pennsylvania as of February 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Pittston is 951 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in West Pittston 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
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)
1
(21.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.7)
2
(40.8)
2
(40.6)
2
(41.0)
1
(20.5)
1
(20.7)
2
(41.5)
2
(41.9)
1
(21.0)
2
(42.4)
1
(21.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(102.3)
0
(0.0)
7
(143.4)
6
(122.1)
1
(20.4)
8
(162.2)
6
(122.9)
3
(61.6)
4
(82.6)
3
(62.3)
7
(146.6)
15
(315.6)
8
(169.5)
6
(126.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(388.9)
15
(307.8)
19
(389.1)
31
(631.0)
17
(346.9)
20
(405.5)
19
(389.0)
29
(595.4)
11
(227.3)
12
(249.3)
5
(104.7)
5
(105.2)
7
(148.3)
4
(84.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(1,555)
56
(1,149)
73
(1,495)
90
(1,832)
79
(1,612)
90
(1,825)
137
(2,805)
87
(1,786)
116
(2,397)
69
(1,433)
69
(1,445)
63
(1,325)
52
(1,102)
42
(885.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(102.3)
3
(61.6)
3
(61.4)
6
(122.1)
1
(20.4)
1
(20.3)
3
(61.4)
2
(41.1)
2
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
4
(84.2)
1
(21.2)
1
(21.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.5)
2
(40.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)118.178.6120.6180.1106.7147.6181.2134.9137.899.7108.7136.5102.891.5

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City-data.com crime index in West Pittston, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.42
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Italian (35.5%), Irish (23.7%), German (11.5%), Polish (8.5%), Lithuanian (4.6%), Pennsylvania German (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 562 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 5,814 people per square mile   (average).

West Pittston, Pennsylvania map

70 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.5%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,904 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,985 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (8.9 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (93.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (98.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pittston, PA (0.8 miles ),
Exeter borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Hughestown borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Yatesville borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Inkerman, PA (1.5 miles ),
Wyoming borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Duryea borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Laflin borough, PA (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.33 N, Longitude: 75.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Distribution of median household income in West Pittston, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Pittston, PA in 2017

Property values in West Pittston, PA

West Pittston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in West Pittston, PA
Historical housing units in West Pittston, PA
Most common industries in West Pittston, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.9%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.8%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common occupations in West Pittston, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Registered nurses (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)

Average climate in West Pittston, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Pittston, Pennsylvania average temperatures West Pittston, Pennsylvania average precipitation West Pittston, Pennsylvania humidity West Pittston, Pennsylvania wind speed West Pittston, Pennsylvania snowfall West Pittston, Pennsylvania sunshine West Pittston, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Pittston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the West Pittston borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/4/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Pittston-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 196.0 miles away from West Pittston 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 70.2 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 238.7 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 242.5 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 70.2 miles away from West Pittston center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 278.4 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 Luzerne County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Pittston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in West Pittston:

  • ANGEL'S TOUCH HOME CARE (341 WYOMING AVENUE SUITE 2)
  • WYOMING VALLEY HOME CARE INC (16 LUZERNE AVENUE STE 160)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Pittston:

  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; PITTSTON, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE PITTSTON (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; PITTSTON, PA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES IN (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HUGHESTOWN, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH'S CNTR COMM HUGHESTO (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HUGHESTOWN, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSTON, PA)
  • HIGHLAND MANOR NSG HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EXETER, PA)
  • HIGHLAND MANOR NURSING AND CON (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EXETER, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Pittston:

  • King's College (about 7 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 8 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 9 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • University of Scranton (about 10 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 12 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 14 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Public elementary/middle school in West Pittston:

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Library in West Pittston:

  • WEST PITTSTON LIBRARY (Operating income: $103,142; Location: 200 EXETER AVE; 23,280 books; 773 audio materials; 1,679 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Pittston: West Pittston Junction Station (A), West Pittston Hose Company 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Marion Lorne - Actress, Bob Repass - Baseball player.

Luzerne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

58.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill in 2000

Banks with branches in West Pittston (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: West Pittston Branch at 501 Wyoming Avenue, branch established on 1988/03/07. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank: 801 Wyoming Avenue Branch at 801 Wyoming Avenue, branch established on 1999/02/09. Info updated 2011/01/21: Bank assets: $606.3 mil, Deposits: $515.8 mil, headquarters in Dunmore, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity D&D Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in West Pittston:

Marital status in West Pittston, PA
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in West Pittston:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for West Pittston, PA (based on Luzerne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
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: 65
Luzerne County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
This county:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
This county:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Pittston:

44.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Pittston:

20.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Pittston:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Pittston, 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
Streets and Highways 7$33,315$57,1110$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$22,417$89,66810$65,803
Police - Other 1$4,090$49,08021$34,447
Other Government Administration 1$4,199$50,38819$30,426
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 3$318
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$4,022
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,581
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$2,302
Totals for Government 12$64,021$64,02158$139,899

West Pittston government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,830,000 ($594.91)
    General - Other: $689,000 ($144.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $505,000 ($106.16)
    Police Protection: $354,000 ($74.42)
    Regular Highways: $338,000 ($71.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $201,000 ($42.25)
    Central Staff Services: $112,000 ($23.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000 ($17.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $79,000 ($16.61)
    General Public Buildings: $41,000 ($8.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($5.05)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($4.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.26)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.21)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $811,000 ($170.49)
    Benefit Payments: $586,000 ($123.19)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $547,000 ($114.99)
    Withdrawals: $65,000 ($13.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $141,000 ($29.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $604,000 ($126.97)

West Pittston government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $689,000 ($144.84)
    Other: $34,000 ($7.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($3.99)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($1.05)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $443,000 ($93.13)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $47,000 ($9.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $98,000 ($20.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($2.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $61,000 ($12.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($9.25)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($1.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($0.84)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,481,000 ($731.76)
    Highways: $117,000 ($24.60)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $469,000 ($98.59)
    Property: $363,000 ($76.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $159,000 ($33.42)
    Public Utility License: $61,000 ($12.82)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $33,000 ($6.94)

West Pittston government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,495,000 ($2206.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,101,000 ($2123.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $394,000 ($82.83)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $852,000 ($179.10)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $767,000 ($161.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $271,000 ($56.97)

3.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.38%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.42% ($34,949 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($37,285)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($35,492)


3.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.39% ($42,725 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.22% ($37,469)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($33,233)
Businesses in West Pittston, PA
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Pittston:

  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Pittston:

  • 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)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDMT (102.3 FM; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around West Pittston:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
West Pittston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

West Pittston fatal accident list:

Dec 21, 2010 10:38 AM, Us-11, Sr-92, Lat: 41.327839, Lon: -75.793347, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 2002 05:27 PM, Us-11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 23, 1992 07:00 PM, 92, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 24, 1992 06:04 PM, 92, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 24, 1983 11:99 PM, 00368, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 27, 1976 02:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 1975 02:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.8mTotal length
  • $12,950,000Total costs
  • 20,252Total average daily traffic
  • 957Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Pittston)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Rd 4 Box 538 Kitchen Ln Exeter Twp (Lat: 41.370361 Lon: -75.829083), Call Sign: WNNN713, Licensee ID: L00063257,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz, 154.355 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/1998, Expiration Date: 02/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2002, Registrant: Mt Zion Bicentennial Fire Co, Rr 4 Box 538, West Pittston, PA 18643-9313, Phone: (717) 388-6355
  • 555 Exeter Ave (Lat: 41.334806 Lon: -75.541306), Call Sign: KGE725,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.130 MHz, 155.595 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/1999, Expiration Date: 09/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2004, Registrant: West Pittston, Bourough Of, 555 Exeter Ave, West Pittston, PA 18643, Phone: (717) 655-5566
  • 555 Exeter Ave (Lat: 41.334806 Lon: -75.541306), Call Sign: WDN60,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.740 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/1999, Expiration Date: 09/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2004, Registrant: West Pittston, Borough Of, 555 Exeter Ave, West Pittston, PA 18643, Phone: (717) 655-5566
  • Lat: 41.332222 Lon: -75.808611, Call Sign: WQEJ465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2006, Expiration Date: 02/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2016, Certifier: Ron Garrison, Registrant: Scott Communications, Inc., 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PA0051, Corner Of Baltimore & 6th - Ny33xc911 (Lat: 41.328611 Lon: -75.806806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.7 m, Overall height: 42.1 m, Call Sign: WQMP809,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2010, Expiration Date: 10/18/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala, Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • Montgomery, 100 Montgomery Avenue (Lat: 41.327500 Lon: -75.798944), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQYH224,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 09/27/2016, Expiration Date: 09/27/2026, Certifier: Robin Wesstrom, Registrant: Robin Wesstrom Dba : Keystone Communications, 463 Duke Street, Northumberland, PA 17857, Phone: (570) 473-3146, Fax: (570) 473-3130, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Pittston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3818R , Serial Number: 17255318, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 06/10/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lawrence Berti, 1202 Susquehanna Ave, West Pittston, PA 18643, Other Owners: Darcy Berti

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$131,15420$99,20084$126,50012$48,4171$75,00011$64,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$151,0000$06$221,6672$25,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$133,0001$120,00051$135,0598$51,1250$02$97,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$192,0003$229,66719$136,3682$52,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$213,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2110.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$149,8001$170,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$276,0002$150,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$95,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2110.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Pittston, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Pittston, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Pittston, PA
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 16.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Pittston, PA
  • 46.5%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 10.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used


West Pittston compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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