Railroad, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 280 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 159  (57.1%)
Females: 121  (42.9%)
Median resident age:

52.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17355.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,933 (it was $37,917 in 2000)
Railroad:

$69,933
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $44,825 (it was $16,709 in 2000)

Railroad borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $185,823 (it was $105,600 in 2000)
Railroad:

$185,823
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $208,964; detached houses: $227,211; townhouses or other attached units: $92,047

Median gross rent in 2019: $931.

March 2019 cost of living index in Railroad: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.4%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Black residents)
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Ancestries: German (50.0%), Dutch (17.6%), American (11.1%), English (5.6%), Polish (5.6%), Czech (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/31/1871

Elevation: 741 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 447 people per square mile   (low).

Railroad, Pennsylvania map

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,752 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,810 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Towson, MD (25.6 miles , pop. 51,793).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (31.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (84.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Shrewsbury borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
New Freedom borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Glen Rock borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Stewartstown borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Loganville borough, PA (2.6 miles ),
Winterstown borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Seven Valleys borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Cross Roads borough, PA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.76 N, Longitude: 76.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

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

Property values in Railroad, PA

Railroad satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Railroad, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (13.8%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Wood products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Railroad, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.5%)
  • Engineers (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)

Average climate in Railroad, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Railroad, Pennsylvania average temperatures Railroad, Pennsylvania average precipitation Railroad, Pennsylvania humidity Railroad, Pennsylvania wind speed Railroad, Pennsylvania snowfall Railroad, Pennsylvania sunshine Railroad, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.57
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Railroad-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Railroad borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 20.8 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Railroad-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 59% 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 144.1 miles away from Railroad 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 52.9 miles away from Railroad 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 228.1 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 53.9 miles away from Railroad center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 156.6 miles away from Railroad 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 York County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Railroad topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Railroad:

  • BARBARA J. EGAN NURSING AND RE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SHREWSBURY, PA)
  • LONGVIEW NSG. HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MANCHESTER, MD)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-DALLASTOWN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DALLASTOWN, PA)
  • HOSPICE SERVICES VNA OF YORK C (Hospital, about 11 miles away; RED LION, PA)
  • OSS ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-YORK SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • SKILLS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA INC - NORTH (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WINDSOR, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Railroad:

  • 20 miles: Peach Bottom 2 and 3 in Delta, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Railroad:

  • York College Pennsylvania (about 14 miles; York, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,140)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 17 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • McDaniel College (about 21 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 22 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Stevenson University (about 24 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • Towson University (about 26 miles; Towson, MD; FT enrollment: 19,618)

Points of interest:

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Old Mill Creek (A), Railroad Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

York 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:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

66.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Railroad:

Marital status in Railroad, PA
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Railroad:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Railroad, PA (based on York County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant79,653217
Evangelical Protestant47,150222
Catholic35,60513
Other4,81524
Black Protestant1,33910
Orthodox4002
None266,010-
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: 62
York County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
York County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
York County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 231
Here:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

28.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Railroad:

48.9%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Railroad:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Railroad:

57.9%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Railroad:

77.5%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Railroad, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,990
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,990

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($92.86)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($67.86)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($60.71)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($53.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000 ($28.57)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($25.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($21.43)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($21.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($7.14)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $54,000 ($192.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($96.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($3.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000 ($39.29)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $26,000 ($92.86)
    Property: $10,000 ($35.71)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000 ($7.14)
    Public Utility License: $1,000 ($3.57)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($146.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000 ($107.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($39.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $221,000 ($789.29)

4.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
York County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.47% ($54,678 average AGI)
from Adams County, PA  0.46% ($35,685)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.44% ($43,221)


4.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
York County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.46% ($46,978 average AGI)
to Adams County, PA  0.44% ($39,187)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.37% ($45,275)

Strongest AM radio stations in Railroad:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Railroad:

  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Railroad:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Railroad fatal accident list:

May 2, 1998 02:45 PM, Sr-851, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 1998 08:35 PM, Sr-851, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 16, 1988 08:30 PM, 851, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.4mTotal length
  • $1,680,000Total costs
  • 22,168Total average daily traffic
  • 739Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,764Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC3MXA, Licensee ID: L02243531, Grant Date: 02/14/2019, Expiration Date: 02/14/2029, Certifier: Wayne Urban, Registrant: Wayne Urban, #2 Shaub Rd, Railroad, PA 17355

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$240,7684$204,93522$193,0592$109,4101$61,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$223,3350$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$07$247,6470$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$08$217,0680$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$288,4200$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.21

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$138,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.21

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Railroad, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Railroad, PA - Value
Most common first names in Railroad, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William474.8 years
George377.6 years
John378.0 years
Annie287.9 years
Anna265.0 years
Lillian273.0 years
Mary283.6 years
Stewart282.5 years
Thomas265.9 years
Virginia252.5 years
Most common last names in Railroad, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Krout366.7 years
Routson365.3 years
Shewell386.0 years
Duke292.6 years
Klinefelter269.9 years
Kirchner273.9 years
Houston282.1 years
Donahue277.5 years
Meshey Sr269.0 years
Sipe282.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Railroad, PA
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 10.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Railroad, PA
  • 73.8%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 4.8%No fuel used


Railroad compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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