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Population (year 2000): 7,174. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,754 (-5.9% change)
Males: 3,438 (47.9%), Females: 3,736 (52.1%)

Schuylkill County

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Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $27,899 (year 2000)
Median house value: $46,700 (year 2000)

Tamaqua, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Tamaqua:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (31.2%), Irish (15.8%), Italian (8.2%), Dutch (7.6%), Slovak (6.9%), English (6.5%).

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Elevation: 824 feet

Land area: 9.8 square miles

Tamaqua,

For population 25 years and over in Tamaqua

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tamaqua borough

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -835 (-10.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Reading, (31.7 miles pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (79.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (2.0 miles Hometown, PA (4.2 miles Coaldale, PA (6.2 miles Lansford, PA (6.2 miles Tuscarora, City-Park Crest, PA (6.4 miles Grier Hill, PA (7.2 miles Summit PA McAdoo, (7.3 miles PA (7.7 miles Delano,

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 75.97 W

Area code: 570


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.3%), Retail trade (16.1%), Educational,health and social services (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -569 (-7.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 857 (29.1%)


 

Crime in Tamaqua by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 3 2 2
    per 100,000 55.8 41.8 27.9 27.9
Robberies 0 0 2 6
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 27.9 83.6
Assaults 7 8 7 8
    per 100,000 97.6 111.5 97.6 111.5
Burglaries 15 9 16 21
    per 100,000 209.1 125.5 223.0 292.7
Thefts 129 168 174 142
    per 100,000 1798.2 2341.8 2425.4 1979.4
Auto thefts 6 11 22 18
    per 100,000 83.6 153.3 306.7 250.9
135.1 153.7 176.2 178.3


Average climate in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tamaqua,

Tamaqua-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Tamaqua city center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category 3 tornado 26.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Tamaqua:
  • ST LUKE'S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; COALDALE, PA)
  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HAZLETON, PA)
  • HAZLETON-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; HAZLETON, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tamaqua:
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 30 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 39 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 41 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tamaqua:
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 13 miles; HAZLETON, PA; ID: HZL)
  • JAKE ARNER MEMORIAL (about 15 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; ID: 22N)
  • FLYING M AERODROME (about 19 miles; GERMANSVILLE, PA; ID: P91)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tamaqua:
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 23 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 32 miles; READING, PA; FT enrollment: 2,003)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 34 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,334)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 36 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
Public high school in Tamaqua:
  • TAMAQUA AREA SHS (Students: 731; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Tamaqua:
  • MARIAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: RD 4 BOX 446; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tamaqua:
  • TAMAQUA AREA MS (Students: 558; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TAMAQUA EL SCH (Students: 550; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RUSH EL SCH (Students: 131; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Tamaqua:
  • ST JEROME REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 250 WEST BROAD STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • NEW ENGLAND VALLEY MENNONITE (Students: 14; Location: RD 1 BOX 1080; Grades: 1 - 9)
Library in Tamaqua:
  • TAMAQUA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $155,384; Location: 30 SOUTH RAILROAD ST; 39,276 books; 519 audio materials; 242 video materials; 74 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Arlington Yards (A).

Reservoirs: Tamaqua Reservoirs (A), Upper Owl Creek Reservoir (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rabbit Run (A), Slum Creek (B), Wabash Creek (C), Owl Creek (D), Panther Creek (E).


Tamaqua compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Tamaqua:
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAZL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tamaqua:
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • W202BD (88.3 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tamaqua:
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLN-LP (Channel 35; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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