Taylor, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 5,934 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 2,739  (46.2%)
Females: 3,195  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18517.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,779 (it was $30,661 in 2000)
Taylor:

$43,779
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,368 (it was $16,714 in 2000)

Taylor borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,504 (it was $84,200 in 2000)
Taylor:

$141,504
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $190,541; detached houses: $199,095; townhouses or other attached units: $149,267; in 2-unit structures: $113,409; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,569; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $320,771; mobile homes: $32,018

Median gross rent in 2017: $764.

March 2019 cost of living index in Taylor: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Taylor, PA (2010)
    • 5,76492.0%White alone
    • 3335.3%Hispanic
    • 540.9%Black alone
    • 590.9%Two or more races
    • 390.6%Asian alone
    • 80.1%Other race alone
    • 50.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Taylor, Pennsylvania as of August 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Taylor is 1,534 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Taylor by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.8)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.8)
5
(79.8)
4
(64.0)
1
(16.2)
3
(48.9)
2
(33.5)
3
(50.6)
4
(67.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(147.1)
6
(97.8)
27
(429.7)
37
(590.6)
11
(175.9)
12
(193.8)
25
(407.2)
51
(853.0)
56
(944.5)
32
(543.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(359.6)
18
(293.4)
19
(302.4)
27
(431.0)
19
(303.9)
20
(323.0)
29
(472.4)
31
(518.5)
31
(522.9)
20
(339.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
106
(1,733)
141
(2,299)
153
(2,435)
279
(4,453)
246
(3,935)
289
(4,668)
163
(2,655)
116
(1,940)
162
(2,732)
105
(1,783)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(32.7)
3
(48.9)
11
(175.1)
2
(31.9)
9
(144.0)
8
(129.2)
6
(97.7)
3
(50.2)
10
(168.7)
10
(169.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)139.6136.0285.4365.7244.6263.3256.2345.4363.5285.3

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City-data.com crime index in Taylor, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Polish (21.8%), Irish (15.8%), Italian (12.8%), American (5.6%), English (5.4%), German (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/23/1893

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 5.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,136 people per square mile   (low).

Taylor, Pennsylvania map

78 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,666 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,835 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (2.8 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (91.8 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (100.5 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Old Forge borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Moosic borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Scranton, PA (1.7 miles ),
Duryea borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Avoca borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Dunmore borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Dupont borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Hughestown borough, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.39 N, Longitude: 75.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +310 (+5.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 362 (14.2%)

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Taylor, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Taylor, PA in 2017

Property values in Taylor, PA

Taylor satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Taylor, PA
Historical housing units in Taylor, PA
Most common industries in Taylor, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Food (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Food (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Food (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Taylor, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Taylor, 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 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
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 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Taylor-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Taylor borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 32.6 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taylor-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 190.4 miles away from Taylor 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 75.3 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 236.8 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 242.8 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 75.2 miles away from Taylor center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.9 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 Lackawanna County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taylor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Taylor:

  • ABOVE ALL HM HLTH CARE AND HOSPICE INC (808 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • ALLCARE HOME HEALTH INC (720 SOUTH KEYSER AVENUE)
  • AMERICAN HOME NURSING INC (652 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • AURORA BOREALIS HOME HEALTH CARE (656 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • INFINITI HOME HEALTH CARE (654 NORTH MAIN ST)
  • PRIMARY HOME HEALTH INC (654-656 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • RIVERSIDE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (500 WEST HOSPITAL STREET)

Heliports located in Taylor:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylor:

  • University of Scranton (about 4 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 6 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • King's College (about 14 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 14 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 14 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 20 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Public high school in Taylor:

Public elementary/middle school in Taylor:

See full list of schools located in Taylor

Library in Taylor:

  • TAYLOR COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $323,340; Location: 710 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 35,383 books; 3,732 audio materials; 3,246 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • the Taylor public library was just moved to a brand new modern facility on South Main st in Taylor next to the Taylor Community Center.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Taylor: Pine Hills Country Club (A), Stauffer Industrial Park (B), Feltsvillle (C), Pyneville (D), Taylor Fire Department Station 95 (E), Anthracite Museum (F), Taylor Fire and Rescue Station 95 (G), Dodge Colliery Breaker (H), Taylor Fire and Rescue Station 95 Headquarters (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Stratford Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Keyser Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Taylor: Anthracite Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Frank Serafini - Politician.

Lackawanna 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 Taylor and their reported violations in the past:

LIBERTY RESTAURANT (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2011), St Boil Water Order (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011), St Boil Water Order (MAR-14-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011), St Boil Water Order (MAR-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-14-2011 and OCT-14-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011), St Boil Water Order (MAR-14-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

62.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.7%
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
136 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
160 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Taylor (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Taylor at 100 Union St, branch established on 1968/07/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Pa Taylor Walmart Branch at 1325 Main Avenue, branch established on 2010/11/10. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Citizens Savings Bank: Taylor Branch at 137 South Main St, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $329.7 mil, Deposits: $279.6 mil, headquarters in Clarks Summit, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Taylor Branch at 801 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/08/24. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Taylor:

Marital status in Taylor, PA
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Taylor:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taylor, PA (based on Lackawanna County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic96,14058
Mainline Protestant18,72872
Evangelical Protestant11,04758
Other4,71013
Orthodox2,52615
Black Protestant5692
None80,717-
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: 42
Lackawanna County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Here:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
This county:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
This county:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Taylor:

47.7%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Taylor:

41.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Taylor:

21.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taylor:

11.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Taylor:

35.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Taylor:

74.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taylor, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 10$29,260$35,1120$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$37,144$63,67533$9,395
Financial Administration 1$2,516$30,1923$1,032
Other and Unallocable 1$2,815$33,7803$2,276
Other Government Administration 1$5,255$63,06057$10,014
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 3$381
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$187
Totals for Government 20$76,990$46,194102$23,285

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $844,000 ($142.23)
    General - Other: $679,000 ($114.43)
    Regular Highways: $515,000 ($86.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $262,000 ($44.15)
    Central Staff Services: $167,000 ($28.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $152,000 ($25.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($16.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($11.12)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($7.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($4.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,000 ($2.70)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($2.19)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($1.18)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $232,000 ($39.10)
    Corporate Bonds: $170,000 ($28.65)
    Benefit Payments: $155,000 ($26.12)
    Withdrawals: $17,000 ($2.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,284,000 ($216.38)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $878,000 ($147.96)
    Other: $37,000 ($6.24)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $117,000 ($19.72)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($4.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $160,000 ($26.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $549,000 ($92.52)
    Highways: $114,000 ($19.21)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $527,000 ($88.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $141,000 ($23.76)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $78,000 ($13.14)
    Public Utility License: $46,000 ($7.75)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($26.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,904,000 ($320.86)

3.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.53%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.60% ($42,725 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.35% ($40,097)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.18% ($35,608)


4.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.64% ($34,949 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.26% ($41,179)
to Wyoming County, PA  0.17% ($35,993)
Businesses in Taylor, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1The Room Place1
Kroger1UPS2
RadioShack1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Taylor:

  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taylor:

  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W291AP (106.1 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF HIGHER ED)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Taylor:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W51BP (Channel 51; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W19AR (Channel 19; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AQ (Channel 48; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W14CO (Channel 14; CLARKS SUMMIT, ETC., PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
Taylor fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Taylor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.4mTotal length
  • $3,592,000Total costs
  • 71,217Total average daily traffic
  • 7,166Total average daily truck traffic
  • 168,101Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Taylor, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Taylor, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Taylor)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 200 S Keyser Ave (Lat: 41.393111 Lon: -75.738222), Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNET702,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/12/1992, Expiration Date: 11/12/1997, Phone: (717) 823-4558
  • TAYLOR, .91 Mi From Int Of N Keyser Ave & Jackson St (Lat: 41.408389 Lon: -75.700444), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPNC712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10627.5 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2010, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:
  • PA0020, 99 R Union St. (Lat: 41.390861 Lon: -75.731694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.9 m, Call Sign: WQMP974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19330.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala, Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • EPA0222, 99 Union Street (Lat: 41.390500 Lon: -75.731889), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 39 m, Call Sign: WQSK912,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/22/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • PT03XC268, Penn Power Chimney (Lat: 40.938111 Lon: -80.368611), Type: Stack, Structure height: 225.6 m, Call Sign: WQXY202,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2016, Expiration Date: 07/11/2026, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Taylor)
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 ORIGINATED15$102,93326$104,96275$107,50713$49,00010$77,4003$23,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$155,0005$62,8006$74,6671$7,0001$57,0002$29,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$193,3333$144,66736$113,1948$53,1253$196,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$52,00021$130,4292$58,5002$78,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$120,6670$04$143,0000$01$72,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1125.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$102,7503$139,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$121,0003$111,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$103,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$136,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$136,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1125.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Taylor, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Taylor, PA - Value
Most common first names in Taylor, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15580.7 years
John14273.7 years
Anna9382.0 years
Joseph9375.3 years
William7771.4 years
Helen7282.3 years
Margaret5981.2 years
Michael5973.1 years
George5673.4 years
Elizabeth4384.1 years
Most common last names in Taylor, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3681.4 years
Davis3379.8 years
Evans2779.5 years
Thomas2176.2 years
Powell1979.5 years
Williams1679.7 years
Gnall1577.0 years
Smith1480.6 years
Morgan1374.0 years
White981.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taylor, PA
  • 56.5%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 14.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taylor, PA
  • 57.7%Utility gas
  • 15.4%Electricity
  • 14.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Taylor compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Taylor on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 (18517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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