Mountain Top, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 10,982.
Population change since 2000: -28.1%
Males: 5,535  (50.4%)
Females: 5,447  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18707.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,516 (it was $51,655 in 2000)
Mountain Top:

$78,516
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,462 (it was $22,480 in 2000)

Mountain Top CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $184,109 (it was $122,300 in 2000)
Mountain Top:

$184,109
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $225,944; detached houses: $238,473; townhouses or other attached units: $113,854; mobile homes: $40,053

Median gross rent in 2017: $537.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mountain Top: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.7%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Mountain Top, PA (2017)
    • 9,71686.4%White alone
    • 8627.7%Asian alone
    • 2131.9%Hispanic
    • 1371.2%Two or more races
    • 1010.9%Black alone
    • 430.4%American Indian alone
    • 210.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania as of January 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mountain Top is 3,736 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Polish (20.9%), German (10.1%), Irish (9.8%), Italian (9.5%), English (5.8%), American (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 68.2 square miles.

Population density: 161 people per square mile   (very low).

Mountain Top, Pennsylvania map

777 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This place:

6.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,779 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,433 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (23.3 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (89.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Nuangola borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Warrior Run borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Sugar Notch borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Nanticoke, PA (2.3 miles ),
Ashley borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Sheatown, PA (2.4 miles ),
Wanamie, PA (2.4 miles ),
Beech Mountain Lakes, PA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 75.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -300 (-2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,409 (22.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Distribution of median household income in Mountain Top, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mountain Top, PA in 2017

Property values in Mountain Top, PA

Mountain Top satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Mountain Top, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Mountain Top, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mountain Top, Pennsylvania average temperatures Mountain Top, Pennsylvania average precipitation Mountain Top, Pennsylvania humidity Mountain Top, Pennsylvania wind speed Mountain Top, Pennsylvania snowfall Mountain Top, Pennsylvania sunshine Mountain Top, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
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 7.1 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 7.1 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 9.9 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 6.2 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 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Mountain Top-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the Mountain Top place center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 31.4 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountain Top-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 56.2 miles away from Mountain Top 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 210.9 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 233.2 miles away from Mountain Top 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 56.2 miles away from Mountain Top 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 257.4 miles away from Mountain Top center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 273.2 miles away from Mountain Top center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Luzerne County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mountain Top topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mountain Top:

  • MOUNTAIN TOP SENIOR CARE AND REHAB CENTER (185 SOUTH MOUNTAIN BOULEVARD)
  • SMITH HEALTH CARE LTD (453 SOUTH MAIN ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mountain Top:

  • SMITH NURSING AND CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MOUNTAINTOP, PA)
  • BIRCHWOOD NSG CNTR LTD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NANTICOKE, PA)
  • BIRCHWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NANTICOKE, PA)
  • MERCY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; NANTICOKE, PA)
  • MERCY SPECIAL CARE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NANTICOKE, PA)
  • GUARDIAN ELDER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NANTICOKE, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NANTICOKE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; NANTICOKE, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Mountain Top:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountain Top:

  • Luzerne County Community College (about 5 miles; Nanticoke, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,724)
  • Wilkes University (about 8 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • King's College (about 9 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Misericordia University (about 15 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • University of Scranton (about 24 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 26 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountain Top:

  • CRESTWOOD MS (Students: 1,082, Location: 281 S MOUNTAIN BLVD, Grades: 7-8)
  • FAIRVIEW EL SCH (Location: 117 SPRUCE STREET, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Mountain Top

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mountain Top: Bergers Station (A), Solomons Gap Station (B), Glen Summit Station (C), Crestwood Station (D), Vandermark Corners (E), Mountaintop Hose Company 1 (F), Dorrance Township Volunteer Fire Department (G), Rice Township Volunteer Fire Department (H), Wright Township Volunteer Fire Department (I), Slocum Township Volunteer Fire Company 1 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mountain Top include: Mount Zion Union Church (A), Saint Martins Church (B), Emmanuel Church (C), Slocum Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mud Pond (A), Mountain Pond (B), Cranberry Pond (C), Blue Giant Meadow Lake (D), Fountain Lake (E), Boyle Pond (F), The Ice Ponds (G), Lake Blytheburn (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Watering Run (A), Nuangola Outlet (B), Bow Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mountain Top that have no violations reported:

  • FLOS DELI TO GO (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Mountain Top in 2010:

  • 192 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Mountain Top in 2000:

  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Mountain Top (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Mountain Top Branch at 46 South Mountain Boulevard, branch established on 1987/09/22. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Mountain Top Branch at 4 Mountain Boulevard, branch established on 2004/12/30. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Crestwood Branch at 219 South Mountain Boulevard, branch established on 1978/12/11. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Mountaintop Branch at 119 S. Mountain Blvd, Mountaintop Sh, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • National Penn Bank: Mountain Top Branch at 360 South Mountain Boulevard, branch established on 1998/07/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Keystone Community Bank: Mountaintop at 18 North Mountain Boulevard, branch established on 2009/09/28. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $826.0 mil, Deposits: $627.9 mil, headquarters in Berwick, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: First Keystone Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Mountain Top Branch at 125 S. Mountain Blvd., branch established on 1960/09/06. 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

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Top:

Marital status in Mountain Top, PA
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Top:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mountain Top, 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
Luzerne County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
This county:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mountain Top:

54.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.0%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Mountain Top:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mountain Top:

21.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mountain Top:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mountain Top:

35.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Mountain Top:

60.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Mountain Top:

79.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mountain Top, PA Residents

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 Mountain Top, PA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountain Top:

  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountain Top:

  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mountain Top:

  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W68CE (Channel 68; SHICKSHINNY, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Mountain Top fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 223ft / 68.5mTotal length
  • $5,982,000Total costs
  • 324,443Total average daily traffic
  • 71,986Total average daily truck traffic
  • 295,440Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mountain Top, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 51920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 231960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mountain Top, PA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED43$157,289102$209,405396$184,76538$70,82111$163,5744$24,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$113,0003$172,66735$197,6043$15,1572$156,1001$22,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$134,93316$137,080145$186,17725$39,0858$104,6344$88,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$155,3339$154,15985$184,2363$70,6672$168,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$46,0004$273,66324$182,3163$69,7071$80,0002$35,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2155.01 , 2155.02, 2155.03, 2155.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$248,39022$212,7871$131,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$262,6113$284,3330$01$105,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$251,0934$189,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$194,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$114,0000$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2155.01 , 2155.02, 2155.03, 2155.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mountain Top, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mountain Top, PA - Value

2010 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2010 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 50 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Mountain Top, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.7%), and Outside Fires (30.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mountain Top, PA
    • 6247.7%Structure Fires
    • 4030.8%Outside Fires
    • 2418.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mountain Top, PA
Most common first names in Mountain Top, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12375.0 years
Mary11882.8 years
Joseph9074.3 years
William7673.5 years
Anna6683.1 years
Margaret6379.4 years
Helen6382.1 years
Robert5271.7 years
Charles5074.6 years
James4774.2 years
Most common last names in Mountain Top, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3374.5 years
Williams2478.7 years
Jones2178.1 years
Miller2079.7 years
Thomas2080.3 years
Evans1677.9 years
Rinehimer1579.3 years
Moyer1579.4 years
Myers1372.7 years
Johnson1276.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mountain Top, PA
  • 66.3%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Electricity
  • 9.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Coal or coke
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mountain Top, PA
  • 69.1%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mountain Top compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Mountain Top on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #66 (18707) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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