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Population (year 2000): 12,375. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,915 (+4.4% change)
Males: 5,402 (43.7%), Females: 6,973 (56.3%)

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Median resident age: 22.4 years
Median household income: $24,868 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,000 (year 2000)

Bloomsburg, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Bloomsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (29.1%), Irish (16.2%), Italian (7.7%), Polish (7.4%), English (6.7%), United States (5.2%).

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Land area: 4.4 square miles

Bloomsburg,

For population 25 years and over in Bloomsburg

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bloomsburg town

  • Never married: 55.9%
  • Now married: 30.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -74 (-0.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Reading, (58.2 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (113.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (0.8 miles Fernville, Rupert, PA (2.1 miles) , PA (2.7 miles Espy, Buckhorn, PA (3.2 miles) , PA (3.4 miles Catawissa, PA (3.7 miles Lightstreet, PA (4.9 miles Almedia, Mainville, PA (5.5 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,500

Latitude: 41.00 N, Longitude: 76.45 W

Area code: 570


Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (34.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.5%), Retail trade (13.1%), Manufacturing (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,306 (+34.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,679 (51.7%)


 

Crime in Bloomsburg by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 5 6 3 3
    per 100,000 16.2 40.4 48.5 24.2 24.2
Robberies 1 1 5 3 1
    per 100,000 8.1 8.1 40.4 24.2 8.1
Assaults 9 6 10 12 14
    per 100,000 72.7 48.5 80.8 97.0 113.1
Burglaries 39 53 41 56 26
    per 100,000 315.2 428.3 331.3 452.5 210.1
Thefts 273 241 219 297 236
    per 100,000 2206.1 1947.5 1769.7 2400.0 1907.1
Auto thefts 14 18 18 15 6
    per 100,000 113.1 145.5 145.5 121.2 48.5
142.8 147.8 153.3 173.7 129.6


Average climate in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bloomsburg,

Bloomsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Bloomsburg city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1976, a category 3 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: CCFNB BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Bloomsburg:
  • BLOOMSBURG HOSPITAL (549 EAST FAIR STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bloomsburg:
  • GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; DANVILLE, PA)
  • PENN STATE - GEISINGER REHAB HOSP (about 11 miles; DANVILLE, PA)
  • DANVILLE STATE HOSP (about 13 miles; DANVILLE, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bloomsburg:
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 36 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; ID: IPT)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 56 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 56 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bloomsburg:
  • BLOOMSBURG MUNI (about 2 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; ID: N13)
  • DANVILLE (about 13 miles; DANVILLE, PA; ID: 8N8)
  • NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (about 14 miles; SHAMOKIN, PA; ID: N79)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0 $0   10 $11,520
Police Protection - Officers 11 $33,970 $37,058 6 $2,711
Streets and Highways 11 $32,292 $35,227 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $886
Police - Other 4 $9,146 $27,438 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $32,549 $48,823 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $21,193 $31,789 0 $0
Totals for Government 42 $129,150 $36,900 17 $15,116


Colleges/Universities in Bloomsburg:
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (Full-time enrollment: 6,880; Location: 400 E SECOND ST; Public; Website: www.bloomu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN INC (FT enrollment: 34; Location: 5 E THIRD ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bloomsburg:
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,582)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 43 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 57 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 57 miles; READING, PA; FT enrollment: 2,003)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 57 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
Public high schools in Bloomsburg:
  • COLUMBIA-MONTOUR AVTS (Students: 690; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL COLUMBIA SHS (Students: 684; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BLOOMSBURG AREA HS (Students: 489; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Bloomsburg:
  • BLOOMSBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 3300 RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bloomsburg:
  • CENTRAL COLUMBIA EL SCH (Students: 768; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CENTRAL COLUMBIA MS (Students: 767; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • BLOOMSBURG AREA MS (Students: 478; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEMORIAL EL SCH (Students: 478; Grades: KG - 05)
  • W W EVANS MEMORIAL EL SCH (Students: 235; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BEAVER-MAIN EL SCH (Students: 100; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Bloomsburg:
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE INC (Students: 11; Location: 320 VALLEY ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Libraries in Bloomsburg:
  • BLOOMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $294,632; Location: 225 MARKET ST; 32,631 books; 1,367 audio materials; 1,003 video materials; 88 serial subscriptions)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY TRAVELING LIBRARY AUTHORITY (Operating income: $88,009; Location: 15 PERRY AVE; 17,922 books; 310 audio materials; 63 video materials; 11 serial subscriptions)

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kinney Run (A).


Bloomsburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloomsburg:
  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloomsburg:
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBUQ (91.1 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: BLOOMSBURG UNIV. OF PENNSYLVANIA)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bloomsburg:
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

 

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