Freeland, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 3,424 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 1,487  (43.4%)
Females: 1,937  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18224.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,327 (it was $31,891 in 2000)
Freeland:

$38,327
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,789 (it was $15,701 in 2000)

Freeland borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $84,823 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Freeland:

$84,823
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $164,592; detached houses: $174,373; townhouses or other attached units: $114,116; in 2-unit structures: $99,277; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,806; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,004; mobile homes: $41,710

Median gross rent in 2019: $703.

March 2019 cost of living index in Freeland: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.9%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.7% for Black residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.7% for other race residents, 58.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Freeland, PA (2019)
    • 2,61075.9%White alone
    • 70320.5%Hispanic
    • 702.0%Black alone
    • 651.9%Two or more races
    • 190.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Freeland, Pennsylvania as of January 21, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Freeland is 494 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Freeland by year

Type

2006

2008

2012

2013

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(28.9)
3
(88.5)
2
(56.6)
3
(85.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(289.2)
15
(442.5)
22
(622.3)
12
(342.0)
5
(145.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(318.1)
9
(265.5)
39
(1,103)
43
(1,225)
8
(232.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
57
(1,648)
66
(1,947)
97
(2,744)
80
(2,280)
38
(1,104)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(57.8)
4
(118.0)
2
(56.6)
4
(114.0)
1
(29.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index182.5220.9333.0302.991.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Freeland, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: Italian (14.1%), Slovak (13.5%), German (12.7%), Polish (7.7%), Irish (7.1%), American (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/11/1876

Elevation: 1900 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 4,916 people per square mile   (average).

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351 residents are foreign born (9.5% Latin America).

This borough:

10.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,145 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,270 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (29.5 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (81.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Jeddo, PA (1.3 miles),
Beech Mountain Lakes, PA (1.6 miles ),
Lattimer, PA (2.0 miles ),
Pardeesville, PA (2.0 miles ),
Hickory Hills, PA (2.0 miles ),
Harleigh, PA (2.2 miles ),
Hazleton, PA (2.4 miles ),
Beaver Meadows borough, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 75.90 W

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Freeland, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Freeland, PA in 2019

Property values in Freeland, PA

Freeland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Freeland, PA
Historical housing units in Freeland, PA
Most common industries in Freeland, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Paper (7.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.2%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Freeland, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Freeland, Pennsylvania

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Freeland, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.331. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.331
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Freeland-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Freeland borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/10/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Freeland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 241.1 miles away from Freeland 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 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the city 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 236.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 266.1 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 48.3 miles away from Freeland 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freeland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Freeland:

  • BUTLER VALLEY MANOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DRUMS, PA)
  • STEP BY STEP (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LATTIMER MINES, PA)
  • THE KIDNEY CENTER OF GREATER HAZLETON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HAZLE TOWNSHIP, PA)
  • MOUNTAIN CITY CONV REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HAZLETON, PA)
  • DIAMOND HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HAZLETON, PA)
  • HAZLETON ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HAZLETON, PA)
  • FRANCISCAN SCC, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HAZLETON, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Freeland:

  • 19 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeland:

  • Luzerne County Community College (about 14 miles; Nanticoke, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,724)
  • Wilkes University (about 16 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 16 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Misericordia University (about 23 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 29 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • University of Scranton (about 30 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)

Private high school in Freeland:

  • MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 248, Location: 154 CENTRE ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Freeland:

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Notable location: Freeland Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Anthracite Museum (Eckley Village).

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

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

61.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Freeland (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Freeland Branch at 638 Centre Street, branch established on 1966/05/31. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Freeland Branch at 620 Center Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Freeland:

Marital status in Freeland, PA
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Freeland:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Freeland
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Religion statistics for Freeland, PA (based on Luzerne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 65
This 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.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

9.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Freeland:

46.8%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Freeland:

28.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Freeland:

18.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Freeland:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.3%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Freeland, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$17,918$53,7541$387
Financial Administration 2$7,157$42,9420$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,573$45,4380$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,285
Police - Other 0$0 6$4,240
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,216
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$376
Firefighters 0$0 1$764
Totals for Government 8$32,647$48,97121$8,269

Freeland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $333,000 ($97.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $280,000 ($81.78)
    Central Staff Services: $269,000 ($78.56)
    Regular Highways: $233,000 ($68.05)
    General - Other: $75,000 ($21.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $47,000 ($13.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($9.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000 ($7.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($3.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($20.44)

Freeland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $324,000 ($94.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $315,000 ($92.00)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($2.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($4.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($4.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $145,000 ($42.35)
  • Tax - Property: $408,000 ($119.16)
    Individual Income: $253,000 ($73.89)
    Public Utility License: $29,000 ($8.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $29,000 ($8.47)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,000 ($7.01)

Freeland government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,758,000 ($513.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,566,000 ($457.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $332,000 ($96.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,000 ($40.89)

Freeland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,000 ($40.60)

3.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.38%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.42% ($34,949 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($37,285)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($35,492)


3.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.39% ($42,725 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.22% ($37,469)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($33,233)
Businesses in Freeland, PA
NameCountNameCount
Decora Cabinetry2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Freeland:

  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAZL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freeland:

  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W207AG (89.3 FM; FREELAND, ETC., PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)

TV broadcast stations around Freeland:

  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
Freeland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Freeland fatal accident list:

Nov 5, 2007 02:30 PM, Ridge St, Front St, Lat: 41.018414, Lon: -75.898753, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 14, 2003 01:15 PM, Sr-940, Lat: 41.014005, Lon: -75.897308, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 14, 2001 08:00 AM, Sr-3022, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1990 10:07 AM, Ridge St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 31, 1980 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • / 0.1mTotal length
  • 11,502Total average daily traffic
  • 3,910Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,854Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Freeland)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Freeland, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Freeland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5702Z, N5702Z, N-5702Z, Serial Number: 22-9540, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Nicholas L Evancho, Po Box 8, Freeland, PA 18224

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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$95,9097$61,14323$66,95710$27,7002$44,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$31,0000$04$74,2500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$100,3332$42,50036$86,97216$20,1253$45,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$90,50012$87,6671$59,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$117,0001$41,0005$74,2000$01$41,0001$58,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2167.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$95,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2167.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Freeland, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Freeland, PA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 51 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Freeland, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (76.7%), and Outside Fires (15.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Freeland, PA
    • 25376.7%Structure Fires
    • 5215.8%Outside Fires
    • 185.5%Other
    • 72.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Freeland, PA
Most common first names in Freeland, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John27673.4 years
Mary23079.3 years
Anna18580.5 years
Joseph14873.9 years
Michael12472.9 years
George11973.6 years
Helen11178.8 years
William7274.8 years
Margaret7279.8 years
Andrew5776.7 years
Most common last names in Freeland, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gallagher2871.5 years
Boyle2179.1 years
Fisher1874.9 years
Spock1670.5 years
Marchetti1379.6 years
Evancho1377.6 years
Banyas1381.1 years
Davis1278.1 years
Miller1278.1 years
Soltis1178.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Freeland, PA
  • 81.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 8.2%Coal or coke
  • 1.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Freeland, PA
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 39.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Coal or coke


Freeland compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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