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Population (year 2000): 15,269
Males: 7,459 (48.9%), Females: 7,810 (51.1%)

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Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $51,655 (year 2000)
Median house value: $125,000 (year 2000)

Mountain Top, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Mountain Top:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: Polish (26.5%), German (21.9%), Irish (17.5%), Italian (14.3%), English (9.9%), Welsh (7.4%).Top, Pennsylvania forum

Land area: 68.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Mountain Top

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Top CDP

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

2.8% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.4% North America, 0.3% Latin America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Scranton, (26.2 miles pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (95.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (3.4 miles Nuangola, Run, PA (3.7 miles Warrior Notch, PA (4.0 miles Sugar PA Ashley, (5.7 miles PA (6.3 miles Nanticoke, PA (7.3 miles Plymouth, Township, PA (7.6 miles Wilkes-Barre PA Wilkes-Barre, (8.2 miles

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 75.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Manufacturing (18.9%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,124 (-13.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,071 (27.3%)

Average climate in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mountain Top-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Mountain Top city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category 3 tornado 35.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Mountain Top:
  • MERCY SPECIAL CARE HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; NANTICOKE, PA)
  • JOHN HEINZ INST OF REHAB MEDICINE (about 8 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • FIRST HOSPITAL WYOMING VALLEY (about 8 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mountain Top:
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 21 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 49 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 54 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mountain Top:
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 12 miles; HAZLETON, PA; ID: HZL)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 12 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; ID: WBW)
  • SKYHAVEN (about 27 miles; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; ID: 76N)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountain Top:
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 28 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 43 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
Public high school in Mountain Top:
  • CRESTWOOD HS (Students: 997; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Mountain Top:
  • RICE EL SCH (Students: 764; Grades: KG - 06)

Notable locations in Mountain Top: Glen Summit Station (A), Bergers Station (B), Vandermark Corners (C), Solomons Gap Station (D), Crestwood Station (E).

Churches in Mountain Top include: Emmanuel Church (A), Saint Martins Church (B), Mount Zion Union Church (C), Slocum Church (D).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mud Pond (A), Cranberry Pond (B), Mountain Pond (C), Blue Giant Meadow Lake (D), Andy Pond (E), Lake Blytheburn (F), The Ice Ponds (G), Fountain Lake (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nuangola Outlet (A), Watering Run (B), Bow Creek (C).


Mountain Top compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
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.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, 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.)
  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, 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)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

 

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