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Total population: 1,447 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,447 (8 farm, 1,439 nonfarm))

Blossburg,PA index of house prices


Houses: 692 (649 occupied: 445 owner occupied, 204 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

35%

Housing density: 146 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $171,540.


Median contract rent in 2009: $342 (lower quartile is $277, upper quartile is $467)


Median gross rent in Blossburg, PA in 2009: $371


Housing units in Blossburg with a mortgage: 235 (13 second mortgage, 56 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 171


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $44,821


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,554


Median monthly housing costs: $614





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Blossburg, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $87,162 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Blossburg:

$87,162
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,927 - $115,601

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $120,739
Here:

$120,739
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $92,675
Here:

$92,675
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $78,146
Here:

$78,146
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $36,391
Here:

$36,391
State:

$35,442

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,410
  • In family households: 1,135 (318 male householders, 80 female householders)
    302 spouses, 367 children (318 natural, 10 adopted, 39 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 9 other relatives, 30 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 275 (96 male householders (84 living alone)), 157 female householders (150 living alone)), 22 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 33 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 209 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 71 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 234 1-person, 19 2-persons.

212 married couples with children.
101 single-parent households (34 men, 67 women).

97.0% of residents of Blossburg speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9 (0.6%)
(11.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.4
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Blossburg, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 12
  • 5 rooms: 49
  • 6 rooms: 94
  • 7 rooms: 109
  • 8 rooms: 106
  • 9 or more rooms: 70
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 43
  • 3 rooms: 33
  • 4 rooms: 26
  • 5 rooms: 31
  • 6 rooms: 15
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Blossburg, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 72
  • 3 bedrooms: 237
  • 4 bedrooms: 108
  • 5+ bedrooms: 26
  • no bedroom: 40
  • 1 bedroom: 67
  • 2 bedrooms: 42
  • 3 bedrooms: 37
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in Blossburg, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 20
  • 1 vehicle: 147
  • 2 vehicles: 200
  • 3 vehicles: 57
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 4
  • no vehicle: 53
  • 1 vehicle: 113
  • 2 vehicles: 34
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2
  • 2000 to 2004: 24
  • 1990 to 1999: 49
  • 1980 to 1989: 29
  • 1970 to 1979: 164
  • 1960 to 1969: 109
  • 1950 to 1959: 64
  • 1940 to 1949: 26
  • 1939 or earlier: 348

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Blossburg, PA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Blossburg, PA:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 3
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 8
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 15
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 13
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 33
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 24
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 28
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 38
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 95
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 62
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 43
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 25
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 27
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 13
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 1
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 0
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 3
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Blossburg rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Blossburg:

  • Less than $100: 4 people
  • $100 to $149: 3
  • $150 to $199: 10
  • $200 to $249: 21
  • $250 to $299: 36
  • $300 to $349: 45
  • $350 to $399: 18
  • $400 to $449: 9
  • $450 to $499: 9
  • $500 to $549: 3
  • $550 to $599: 3
  • $600 to $649: 27
  • $650 to $699: 23
  • $700 to $749: 6
  • $750 to $799: 4
  • $800 to $899: 21
  • $900 to $999: 11
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 14
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 1
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 1
  • 1965 to 1969: 3


Blossburg, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.0%
Number of people working at home: 9 (1.5% of all workers)


Blossburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 96
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 120
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 61
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 92
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 65
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 23
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 41
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 5
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 34
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 23
  • 90 or more minutes: 28
 


Blossburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 471 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 57 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 53 (9%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9 (2%)
 


Blossburg, PA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 77
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 77
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 69
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 58
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 52
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 50
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 20
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 31
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 49
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 65
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 47
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 35
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 4
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 7
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 2
  • $200,000 or more: 8
 

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 271
 German: 191
 English: 115
 United States or American: 109
 Irish: 73
 Welsh: 51
 Swedish: 49
 Italian: 40
 French (except Basque): 39
 Other groups: 35
 Scottish: 25
 European: 21
 Dutch: 18
 Pennsylvania German: 15
 Scotch-Irish: 12
 Hungarian: 9
 Greek: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Celtic: 4
 Slovak: 4
 Norwegian: 4
 Danish: 2
 Finnish: 2
 Russian: 2
 Ukrainian: 2
 Scandinavian: 1
 Swiss: 1


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • United Kingdom (22%)
  • Germany (22%)
  • Poland (22%)
  • Canada (22%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1160
  • Northeast: 187
  • Midwest: 9
  • South: 51
  • West: 17

64% of Blossburg residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Pennsylvania.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 19
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 196
  • Less than 1 year of college: 27
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 50
  • Associate degree: 20
  • Bachelor's degree: 56
  • Master's degree: 13
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 26
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 234
  • Less than 1 year of college: 39
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 40
  • Associate degree: 37
  • Bachelor's degree: 56
  • Master's degree: 20
  • Professional school degree: 4
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $36,637
  • Two or more races householders: $79,231
Blossburg household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Blossburg household income for Asian householders

Blossburg marital status for males
Blossburg marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $86,894
  • Two or more races householders: $87,162

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 494
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 62
  • 3 or 4: 43
  • 5 to 9: 24
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $65,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago


Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Blossburg:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blossburg
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.7%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • Coal or coke (2.7%)
  • Electricity (1.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (85.3%)
  • Electricity (12.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

14.3%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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