West Wyoming, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 2,692 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 1,226  (45.5%)
Females: 1,466  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 18644.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $60,320 (it was $37,275 in 2000)
West Wyoming:

$60,320
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $26,966 (it was $17,603 in 2000)

West Wyoming borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $133,133 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
West Wyoming:

$133,133
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $153,771; Detached houses: $164,552; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,419; In 2-unit structures: $116,046; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,347; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $341,370; Mobile homes: $39,131; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $86,348

Median gross rent in 2015: $886.

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  • Races in West Wyoming, PA (2010)

    West Wyoming races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Wyoming: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (24.8%), Polish (23.8%), Irish (9.7%), American (9.6%), German (7.8%), Slovak (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1898

Elevation: 599 feet

Land area: 3.63 square miles.

Population density: 741 people per square mile   (low).

West Wyoming,PA real estate house value index trend

West Wyoming, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in West Wyoming:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Wyoming borough:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

74 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This borough:

2.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,178 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,060 (1.8%)

West Wyoming satellite photo by USGS

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

West Wyoming household income distribution West Wyoming home values distribution

Property values in West Wyoming, PA


Crime rates in West Wyoming by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2014 2015
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10010001001
per 100,000 35.30.00.036.70.00.00.037.20.00.037.3
Robberies 00000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.037.50.00.00.00.0
Assaults 41210404231
per 100,000 141.135.172.136.70.0148.80.0148.973.3110.837.3
Burglaries 6414959571785
per 100,000 211.7140.6504.7330.4185.3334.7187.4260.5623.4295.5186.3
Theft 3542413037411617382528
per 100,000 1,235.01,476.31,478.01,101.31,371.41,524.7599.7632.71,393.5923.51,043.2
Auto thefts 34251511211
per 100,000 105.9140.672.1183.637.1185.937.537.273.336.937.3
Arson 00100000100
per 100,000 0.00.036.00.00.00.00.00.036.70.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.9) 134.490.7119.3118.670.8129.051.3106.1119.982.795.0

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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:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -266 (-8.6%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in West Wyoming, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Birthplace of: Joe Ostrowski - Baseball player.

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0839. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0839
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.537
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.8%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

West Wyoming travel time to work - commute West Wyoming mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Wyoming borough (based on Luzerne County data)

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.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.6%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$6,785$81,4201$2,326
Other Government Administration 2$7,797$46,7820$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$11,519$69,11416$24,027
Police - Other 0$0 4$7,176
Streets and Highways 3$12,605$50,4200$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$2,311
Totals for Government 8$38,706$58,05922$35,840

West Wyoming government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $301,000 ($111.81)
    Police Protection: $228,000 ($84.70)
    Regular Highways: $108,000 ($40.12)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($34.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($26.37)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($11.14)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($5.94)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($5.20)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($4.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($2.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.60)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.74)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $419,000 ($155.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $366,000 ($135.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($4.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $358,000 ($132.99)

West Wyoming government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $428,000 ($158.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($29.35)
    All Other: $5,000 ($1.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $19,000 ($7.06)
    From Other Government: $11,000 ($4.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($1.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($6.69)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($17.83)
    All Other: $34,000 ($12.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($5.94)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.74)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $198,000 ($73.55)
    Property: $154,000 ($57.21)
    NEC: $40,000 ($14.86)

West Wyoming government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,104,000 ($2267.46)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $8,020,000 ($2979.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,822,000 ($2162.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,302,000 ($3083.95)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $74,000 ($27.49)

3.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.48%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.41% ($33,801 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.17% ($35,230)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.17% ($28,378)


3.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.36% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.16% ($28,552)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($28,678)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


West Wyoming fatal accident list:

Aug 30, 2014 00:20 AM, Sr-1010 Shoemaker Ave, Lat: 41.32278, Lon: -75.84107, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 4, 2013 07:50 AM, Sr-1021 Eighth St, Lat: 41.33479, Lon: -75.85949, 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, Drunken 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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 16,513Total average daily traffic
  • 546Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,236Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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: 154.665 MHz, 154.755 MHz, 155.445 MHz, 155.580 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/02/2024Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2010, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: 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: ND3Z, Previous Call Sign: KC3QR, Licensee ID: L00223593, Grant Date: 04/08/2010, Expiration Date: 06/26/2020, Certifier: Jeffrey R Jones, Registrant: Jeffrey R Jones, 53 Hamilton St, 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: AB3BC, Previous Call Sign: KB3DCK, Licensee ID: L00188870, Grant Date: 12/18/2008, Expiration Date: 12/18/2018, Certifier: Douglas A Jones, Registrant: Douglas A Jones, 53 Hamilton Ave, West Wyoming, PA 18644-1305

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2409C , Serial Number: 30709, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Frank Sr Yamrick, 89 W 3rd St, West Wyoming, PA 18644, Other Owners: Frank Yamrick

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (0%)

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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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