West Wyoming, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 2,678 (81% urban, 19% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 1,247  (46.6%)
Females: 1,431  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18644.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,658 (it was $37,275 in 2000)
West Wyoming:

$56,658
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,986 (it was $17,603 in 2000)

West Wyoming borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,947 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
West Wyoming:

$138,947
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,102; detached houses: $144,329; townhouses or other attached units: $111,555; in 2-unit structures: $72,965; mobile homes: $46,943

Median gross rent in 2017: $838.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Wyoming: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.2%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in West Wyoming, PA (2010)
    • 2,68298.4%White alone
    • 150.6%Hispanic
    • 100.4%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Black alone
    • 50.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in West Wyoming, Pennsylvania as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Wyoming is 669 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in West Wyoming by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2014

2015

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(148.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(148.9)
2
(73.3)
3
(110.8)
1
(37.3)
5
(187.5)
2
(74.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(330.4)
5
(185.3)
9
(334.7)
5
(187.4)
7
(260.5)
17
(623.4)
8
(295.5)
5
(186.3)
8
(300.0)
2
(74.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(1,101)
37
(1,371)
41
(1,525)
16
(599.7)
17
(632.7)
38
(1,393)
25
(923.5)
28
(1,043)
27
(1,012)
5
(187.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(183.6)
1
(37.1)
5
(185.9)
1
(37.5)
1
(37.2)
2
(73.3)
1
(36.9)
1
(37.3)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)118.670.8129.051.3106.1119.982.795.0113.257.7

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

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

0.37
Pennsylvania average:

1.98
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Ancestries: Polish (24.2%), Italian (23.1%), American (11.4%), Irish (10.5%), German (9.4%), Slovak (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1898

Elevation: 599 feet

Land area: 3.63 square miles.

Population density: 737 people per square mile   (low).

West Wyoming, Pennsylvania map

65 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This borough:

2.4%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,435 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,928 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (11.7 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (95.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

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

Nearest cities:

Wyoming borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Swoyersville borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Exeter borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Inkerman, PA (1.5 miles ),
Forty Fort borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Plains, PA (1.6 miles ),
Hudson, PA (1.7 miles ),
West Pittston borough, PA (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.31 N, Longitude: 75.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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

Property values in West Wyoming, PA

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

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in West Wyoming, PA
Historical housing units in West Wyoming, PA
Most common industries in West Wyoming, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in West Wyoming, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in West Wyoming, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Wyoming, Pennsylvania average temperatures West Wyoming, Pennsylvania average precipitation West Wyoming, Pennsylvania humidity West Wyoming, Pennsylvania wind speed West Wyoming, Pennsylvania snowfall West Wyoming, Pennsylvania sunshine West Wyoming, 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 3.3 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 3.3 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 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
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 3.3 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 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Wyoming-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the West Wyoming 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 6.4 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Wyoming-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 198.0 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 68.7 miles away from West Wyoming 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 236.1 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 244.6 miles away from West Wyoming 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 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 275.8 miles away from West Wyoming 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 Wyoming topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Wyoming:

  • 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)
  • ST JOSEPH'S CNTR COMM SWOYERSV (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SWOYERSVILLE, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PLAINS, PA)
  • WESLEY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PITTSTON, PA)
  • VALLEY HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; FORTY FORT, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSTON, PA)

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

  • King's College (about 5 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 6 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 7 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 12 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • University of Scranton (about 12 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 15 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 38 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Wyoming: Wyoming Station (A), West Wyoming Hose Company 1 (B), West Wyoming Volunteer Hose Company 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Joe Ostrowski - 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:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in West Wyoming:

Marital status in West Wyoming, PA
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in West Wyoming:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for West Wyoming, 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
Luzerne County:

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.
Pennsylvania:

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

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne 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:

50.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Wyoming:

46.4%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
West Wyoming:

55.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Wyoming, 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 3$12,605$50,4200$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,797$46,7820$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$11,519$69,11416$24,027
Financial Administration 1$6,785$81,4201$2,326
Correction 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$2,311
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 4$7,176
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$38,706$58,05922$35,840

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $511,000 ($190.81)
    Regular Highways: $412,000 ($153.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000 ($73.94)
    Police Protection: $191,000 ($71.32)
    Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($22.78)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($22.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($14.94)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($10.08)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($7.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($5.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($4.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($1.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $293,000 ($109.41)
    Benefit Payments: $150,000 ($56.01)
    Corporate Bonds: $129,000 ($48.17)
    Withdrawals: $16,000 ($5.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($23.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $257,000 ($95.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $555,000 ($207.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000 ($76.18)
    Other: $24,000 ($8.96)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $113,000 ($42.20)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $52,000 ($19.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($3.36)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($1.87)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $606,000 ($226.29)
    Highways: $56,000 ($20.91)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $253,000 ($94.47)
    Property: $233,000 ($87.01)
    Public Utility License: $30,000 ($11.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000 ($9.71)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $19,000 ($7.09)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000 ($1449.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,501,000 ($1307.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $382,000 ($142.64)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $71,000 ($26.51)
    End of Fiscal Year: $46,000 ($17.18)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000 ($7.09)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $122,000 ($45.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,000 ($189.32)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Wyoming:

  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Wyoming:

  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • 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)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, 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 Wyoming:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
West Wyoming fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

West Wyoming fatal accident list:

Aug 30, 2014 00:20 AM, Sr-1010 Shoemaker Ave, Lat: 41.322778, Lon: -75.841069, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 4, 2013 07:50 AM, Sr-1021 Eighth St, Lat: 41.334794, Lon: -75.859492, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 13, 1987 12:00 AM, Sr10100070, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1983 09:99 PM, 00011, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 30, 1983 06:99 PM, 02188, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 1976 02:00 AM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 1975 02:00 AM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.1mTotal length
  • $272,000Total costs
  • 10,490Total average daily traffic
  • 364Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,648Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Wyoming)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .4 Mi Off Mount Zion Rd 1 Mi N (Lat: 41.337028 Lon: -75.846028), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KXH342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.755 MHz, 154.665 MHz, 155.445 MHz, 155.580 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/02/2024, Registrant: State Police Bcis, 8001 Bretz Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 787-8596, Fax: (717) 705-4050, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WEST WYOMING, 0.3 Mi From Int Of Us Rt 11 & W 8th St (Lat: 41.315889 Lon: -75.838528), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WPNC710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10617.5 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2010, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB3DCK, Licensee ID: L00188870, Grant Date: 10/20/1998, Expiration Date: 10/20/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2003, Certifier: Douglas A Jones, Registrant: Douglas A Jones, 53 Hamilton Ave, West Wyoming, PA 18644-1305
  • Call Sign: N3RUY, Licensee ID: L00256331, Grant Date: 04/12/1994, Expiration Date: 04/12/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2000, Registrant: Joseph M Stokas, 124 Lincoln Ave, West Wyoming, PA 18644
  • Call Sign: W3JMS, Previous Call Sign: N3RUY, Licensee ID: L00256331, Grant Date: 11/30/2010, Expiration Date: 07/11/2020, Certifier: Joseph M Stokas, Registrant: Joseph M Stokas, 124 Lincoln Ave, West Wyoming, PA 18644
  • Call Sign: K3DBG, Previous Call Sign: KC3DBG, Licensee ID: L01874596, Grant Date: 04/05/2016, Expiration Date: 04/05/2026, Certifier: John A Denisco Jr, Registrant: John A Denisco Jr, 35 W Brady St., West Wyoming, PA 18644
  • Call Sign: KC3KAC, Licensee ID: L02137112, Grant Date: 10/19/2017, Expiration Date: 10/19/2027, Certifier: Hugh H Malone Jr, Registrant: Hugh H Malone Jr, 4 Brown Crest Dr, West Wyoming, PA 18644

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$127,0005$90,40060$113,01712$48,7503$37,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$123,0003$165,6671$30,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$026$114,8088$9,1250$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$143,0001$115,00019$131,8950$01$78,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$179,3330$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2115.00

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 ORIGINATED2$168,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$209,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2115.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Wyoming, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Wyoming, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Wyoming, PA
  • 73.2%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 8.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Coal or coke
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Wyoming, PA
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 10.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


West Wyoming 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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