Wilson, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 7,819 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 3,657  (46.8%)
Females: 4,162  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18042.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,624 (it was $37,400 in 2000)
Wilson:

$54,624
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,962 (it was $18,625 in 2000)

Wilson borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,512 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Wilson:

$141,512
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,728; detached houses: $179,607; townhouses or other attached units: $106,149; in 2-unit structures: $78,188

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,014.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilson: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.5% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wilson, PA (2010)
    • 6,15077.9%White alone
    • 83910.6%Hispanic
    • 4665.9%Black alone
    • 2322.9%Two or more races
    • 1642.1%Asian alone
    • 290.4%Other race alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Wilson by year

Type

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(51.5)
4
(50.5)
4
(51.0)
5
(64.0)
1
(12.8)
7
(90.2)
1
(12.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(193.3)
19
(239.8)
12
(153.0)
10
(128.0)
15
(192.1)
11
(141.8)
12
(154.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(528.4)
28
(353.4)
21
(267.7)
33
(422.3)
40
(512.2)
35
(451.1)
59
(759.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(824.7)
65
(820.3)
56
(713.9)
60
(767.8)
44
(563.5)
49
(631.6)
29
(373.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
245
(3,157)
262
(3,306)
282
(3,595)
294
(3,762)
300
(3,842)
240
(3,094)
207
(2,665)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(128.9)
13
(164.1)
5
(63.7)
14
(179.1)
8
(102.4)
7
(90.2)
11
(141.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(25.8)
2
(25.2)
1
(12.7)
2
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)399.2385.8339.1392.6371.6380.1352.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (23.1%), Italian (13.7%), American (11.5%), Jamaican (5.2%), Irish (4.2%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/12/1920

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 6,296 people per square mile   (high).

Wilson, Pennsylvania map

562 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 2.4% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This borough:

7.1%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,086 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,000 (1.7%)

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 ),
Delaware Park, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Tatamy borough, PA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 75.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -473 (-6.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 596 (14.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Wilson, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wilson, PA in 2017
Wilson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Wilson, PA
Historical housing units in Wilson, PA
Most common industries in Wilson, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Chemicals (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Wilson, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Wilson, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 84.2. This is about average.

City:

84.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.142. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.142
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wilson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% smaller 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 Wilson center
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 230.7 miles away from Wilson 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 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 274.2 miles away from Wilson 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 274.5 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
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 Northampton County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wilson:

  • EASTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL EASTON (Hospital, about 1 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • TRIUMPH HOSPITAL EASTON (Hospital, about 1 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • NEW EASTWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • PALMER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-EASTON (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; EASTON, PA)
  • EASTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EASTON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilson:

  • Lafayette College (about 2 miles; Easton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,562)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 5 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Lehigh University (about 10 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • DeSales University (about 13 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 16 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 20 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Vera Buchanan - Politician.

Northampton 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:

2.5 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Wilson:

Marital status in Wilson, PA
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Wilson:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Wilson, PA (based on Northampton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,45626
Mainline Protestant54,336120
Evangelical Protestant17,79483
Other2,81719
Orthodox2,2005
Black Protestant1562
None138,976-
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: 52
Northampton County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.8%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wilson:

51.4%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wilson:

49.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wilson:

20.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wilson:

10.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wilson:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wilson:

34.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Wilson:

58.3%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilson, 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
Other Government Administration 10$14,619$17,5431$221
Police Protection - Officers 8$44,935$67,40315$24,551
Streets and Highways 5$22,096$53,0300$0
Fire - Other 4$18,527$55,5810$0
Firefighters 3$15,710$62,84019$10,007
Parks and Recreation 3$12,307$49,2280$0
Health 2$571$3,4260$0
Financial Administration 2$807$4,8420$0
Judicial and Legal 1$731$8,7720$0
Police - Other 1$2,679$32,14822$13,007
Sewerage 1$4,898$58,7760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,187$50,2441$77
Totals for Government 41$142,067$41,58158$47,863

Wilson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $804,000 ($102.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $282,000 ($36.07)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,185,000 ($151.55)
    Police Protection: $1,156,000 ($147.84)
    Sewerage: $1,031,000 ($131.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $771,000 ($98.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $631,000 ($80.70)
    Regular Highways: $602,000 ($76.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $585,000 ($74.82)
    Central Staff Services: $334,000 ($42.72)
    General Public Buildings: $145,000 ($18.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $132,000 ($16.88)
    Libraries: $65,000 ($8.31)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($3.71)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($2.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($1.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000 ($0.90)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $57,000 ($7.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($2.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,373,000 ($303.49)

Wilson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,072,000 ($137.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,006,000 ($128.66)
    Other: $255,000 ($32.61)
    Parking Facilities: $55,000 ($7.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($6.65)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $83,000 ($10.62)
    Local Employee Contribution: $62,000 ($7.93)
    From Other Governments: $44,000 ($5.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $172,000 ($22.00)
    Other: $76,000 ($9.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $174,000 ($22.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $143,000 ($18.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $98,000 ($12.53)
    Interest Earnings: $64,000 ($8.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $800,000 ($102.31)
    Highways: $131,000 ($16.75)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Property: $2,168,000 ($277.27)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $828,000 ($105.90)
    Individual Income: $681,000 ($87.10)
    Public Utility License: $105,000 ($13.43)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $46,000 ($5.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,657,000 ($723.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $306,000 ($39.14)

5.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lehigh County, PA  2.05% ($48,295 average AGI)
from Monroe County, PA  0.36% ($45,625)
from Warren County, NJ  0.31% ($55,969)


5.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lehigh County, PA  1.95% ($44,109 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.28% ($41,322)
to Warren County, NJ  0.17% ($48,660)

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.)
Wilson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Wilson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.1mTotal length
  • $668,000Total costs
  • 239,249Total average daily traffic
  • 9,648Total average daily truck traffic
  • 120,625Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wilson, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91950-1959
  • 11960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wilson, PA

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,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Certifier: Joseph C Maher Jr., Registrant: Steward Health Care Holdings LLC, 111 Huntington Ave, Suite 1800, Boston, MA 02119, Phone: (617) 419-4700, Fax: (617) 419-4800

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 in Wilson, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wilson, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilson, PA
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 38.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.4%Electricity
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilson, PA
  • 48.4%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 17.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wilson compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Wilson on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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