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Northampton County

Population in 2012: 7,858 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 

Males: 3,711  (47.2%)
Females: 4,147  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  43.3 years

Zip code: 18042

Estimated median household income in 2011: $42,581 (it was $37,400 in 2000)
Wilson:

$42,581
Pennsylvania:

$50,228
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,813

Wilson borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $139,003 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Wilson:

$139,003
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,862; Detached houses: $166,126; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,428; In 2-unit structures: $157,786; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $220,748

Median gross rent in 2011: $875.

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  • White alone - 6,150 (77.9%)
  • Hispanic - 839 (10.6%)
  • Black alone - 466 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 232 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 164 (2.1%)
  • Other race alone - 29 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wilson: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.9%), Italian (10.6%), Irish (10.6%), English (7.4%), Hungarian (4.2%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/12/1920

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 6328 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wilson:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilson borough:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

361 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 2.4% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This borough:  4.6%
Pennsylvania:  5.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,785 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,563 (2.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (8.2 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (47.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Easton borough, PA (0.7 miles ), Easton, PA (1.1 miles ), Palmer Heights, PA (1.2 miles ), Glendon borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Old Orchard, PA (1.4 miles ), Phillipsburg, NJ (1.7 miles ), Tatamy borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Alpha borough, NJ (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 75.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -520 (-6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 378 (9.2%)

Wilson household income distribution Wilson home values distribution

Crime rates in Wilson (2010):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (51.5 per 100,000)
  • 15 robberies (193.3 per 100,000)
  • 41 assaults (528.4 per 100,000)
  • 64 burglaries (824.7 per 100,000)
  • 245 thefts (3157.2 per 100,000)
  • 10 auto thefts (128.9 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 413.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)

Crime rates in Wilson (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (50.5 per 100,000)
  • 19 robberies (239.8 per 100,000)
  • 28 assaults (353.4 per 100,000)
  • 65 burglaries (820.3 per 100,000)
  • 262 thefts (3306.4 per 100,000)
  • 13 auto thefts (164.1 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 399.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Wilson, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -186 (-2.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wilson-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Wilson borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 tornado 20.7 miles away from the borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilson-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 48.6 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 47.3 miles away from Wilson center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from Wilson center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Northampton County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Vera Buchanan - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Wilson:

  • EASTON HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • COORDINATED HEALTH ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, about 9 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL - MUHLENBERG (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)

Local government website: www.wilsonborough.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilson:

  • Lafayette College (about 3 miles; Easton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,365)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 5 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Lehigh University (about 10 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 16 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 20 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Centenary College (about 25 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,358)

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Notable locations in Wilson: Fogtown (A), Wilson Borough Fire Department Station 24 (B), Easton Childrens Home (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wilson: Meuser Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.1%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Black residents, 9.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  10.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wilson, PA

63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Wilson in 2000:

  • 79 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Wilson compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Wilson travel time to work - commute


Wilson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wilson (based on Northampton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.23%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents52.5%15.6%9.4%3.9%3.1%
Congregations15.8%20.7%14.9%10.4%3.6%
NameMoravian Church in AmericaJewishGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.3%2.1%1.3%6.6%
Congregations5.0%1.8%0.9%3.2%23.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 52
Northampton County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Northampton County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Northampton County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
Here:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northampton County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,550
Other Government Administration 3$10,499$41,99612$3,434
Police Protection - Officers 8$35,834$53,75113$10,018
Police - Other 1$2,570$30,84022$10,567
Firefighters 7$29,789$51,06716$7,632
Streets and Highways 6$26,486$52,9720$0
Health 0$0 2$496
Sewerage 1$4,065$48,7800$0
Parks and Recreation 3$12,990$51,9600$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$425
Totals for Government 29$122,233$50,57967$34,122

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $111,000 ($14.13)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($1.53)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $882,000 ($112.24)
    General - Other: $877,000 ($111.61)
    Police Protection: $795,000 ($101.17)
    Regular Highways: $419,000 ($53.32)
    Central Staff Services: $407,000 ($51.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $381,000 ($48.49)
    Fire Protection: $379,000 ($48.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $156,000 ($19.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $116,000 ($14.76)
    General Public Buildings: $88,000 ($11.20)
    Libraries: $77,000 ($9.80)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($4.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($0.89)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($0.51)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $927,000 ($117.97)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($4.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($1.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $128,000 ($16.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $43,000 ($5.47)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($4.07)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($1.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,400,000 ($178.16)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $982,000 ($124.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($58.03)
    All Other: $143,000 ($18.20)
    Parking Facilities: $122,000 ($15.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $77,000 ($9.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($2.80)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($1.02)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $56,000 ($7.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $239,000 ($30.41)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($6.11)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000 ($13.87)
    All Other: $56,000 ($7.13)
    General Support: $7,000 ($0.89)
  • Tax - Property: $1,020,000 ($129.80)
    Individual Income: $561,000 ($71.39)
    NEC: $413,000 ($52.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $137,000 ($17.43)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $511,000 ($65.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $621,000 ($79.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $27,000 ($3.44)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $300,000 ($38.18)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($2.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $896,000 ($114.02)

6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.14%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lehigh County, PA  1.91% ($41,431 average AGI)
from Warren County, NJ  0.55% ($50,535)
from Monroe County, PA  0.39% ($43,248)


6.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($468 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lehigh County, PA  2.09% ($36,401 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.26% ($40,863)
to Warren County, NJ  0.20% ($37,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilson:

  • WEST (1400 AM; 1 kW; EASTON, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEEX (1230 AM; 1 kW; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilson:

  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W226AA (93.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W230AG (93.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilson:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Wilson, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 126
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 94
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 220
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 17

Wilson fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 2005 05:55 PM, Sr-2018, Twentyfirst St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 27, 1996 10:58 AM, 2013, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Jun 5, 1995 10:52 PM, 2024, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 4, 1992 08:08 PM, 248, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1989 07:47 PM, 2018, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total average daily traffic: 121,445
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,713


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CITY HALL, 2035 Butler Street (Lat: 40.684389 Lon: -75.242361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQMM207, Licensee ID: L00794498
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 09/21/2020, Certifier: Steve Parkanski
    Registrant: Wilson Borough Police Department, 2035 Butler Street, Wilson, PA 18042, Phone: (610) 258-8746
  • EHP, 21st And Lehigh Streets (Lat: 40.687306 Lon: -75.242944), Type: Building, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQOH440, Licensee ID: L00401419
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Certifier: Terri Martus
    Registrant: Northampton Hospital Corporation, D/B/A Easton Hospital, 250 South 25th Street, Easton, PA 18042-4600, Phone: (610) 250-4000, Fax: (610) 250-4078

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 415 South 24 Th Street (Lat: 40.684250 Lon: -75.248222), Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: KNKL830
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2004, Certifier: William Buxbaum
    Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED58$134,93115$89,726108$114,51412$45,6042$422,81511$107,338
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$175,7600$012$116,4693$15,8770$01$143,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$97,2864$79,29879$127,75410$22,0871$645,4009$103,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$108,9862$52,69052$141,1903$82,1730$01$117,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$138,0001$70,00013$133,6460$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0172.00 , 0173.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$128,0003$134,127
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$115,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$162,785
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0172.00 , 0173.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


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