Adamstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 1,880 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +56.3%
Males: 867  (46.1%)
Females: 1,013  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17517, 17569, 19501.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,526 (it was $43,578 in 2000)
Adamstown:

$77,526
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,879 (it was $20,840 in 2000)

Adamstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $214,992 (it was $109,000 in 2000)
Adamstown:

$214,992
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $205,499; detached houses: $230,315; townhouses or other attached units: $156,150

Median gross rent in 2019: $960.

March 2019 cost of living index in Adamstown: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.1%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Adamstown, PA (2010)
    • 1,63391.3%White alone
    • 784.4%Asian alone
    • 301.7%Hispanic
    • 271.5%Two or more races
    • 201.1%Black alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Adamstown, Pennsylvania as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Adamstown is 711 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Adamstown by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.9)
1
(63.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(107.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(111.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.2)
1
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(161.6)
2
(107.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(76.8)
2
(150.5)
5
(339.4)
2
(127.2)
5
(313.1)
9
(501.4)
7
(387.2)
4
(216.8)
2
(108.3)
3
(162.5)
6
(324.7)
4
(216.9)
1
(53.9)
1
(53.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(1,075)
14
(1,053)
34
(2,308)
26
(1,654)
15
(939.3)
18
(1,003)
24
(1,327)
12
(650.4)
14
(758.4)
6
(325.0)
11
(595.2)
8
(433.8)
12
(646.2)
2
(107.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(153.6)
2
(150.5)
3
(203.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(110.6)
4
(216.8)
1
(54.2)
2
(108.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.2)
1
(53.9)
1
(53.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index60.764.7152.794.159.5114.289.058.542.343.957.436.966.2109.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Adamstown, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 13,876 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.45
Pennsylvania average:

1.90
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Adamstown, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (45.9%), European (9.2%), Italian (8.5%), English (5.9%), American (3.7%), Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/02/1850

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 1.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,376 people per square mile   (low).

Adamstown, Pennsylvania map

102 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This borough:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,208 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,863 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (9.8 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (51.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Swartzville, PA (1.1 miles ),
Gouglersville, PA (1.7 miles ),
Reinholds, PA (1.9 miles ),
Alleghenyville, PA (1.9 miles ),
Bowmansville, PA (1.9 miles ),
Reamstown, PA (1.9 miles ),
Fivepointville, PA (2.0 miles ),
Denver borough, PA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.24 N, Longitude: 76.06 W

Area code: 717

Distribution of median household income in Adamstown, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Adamstown, PA in 2019
Adamstown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +125 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in Adamstown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Apparel (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Apparel (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Utilities (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Apparel (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Adamstown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)

Average climate in Adamstown, Pennsylvania

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Adamstown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.5. This is about average.

City:

84.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 8.19. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00339. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00339
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Adamstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Adamstown borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 14.2 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adamstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% 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 190.2 miles away from the city 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 6.2 miles away from Adamstown 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 6.5 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 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 271.4 miles away from Adamstown center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 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 Lancaster County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Adamstown:

  • DAVITA - EPHRATA (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; STEVENS, PA)
  • DENVER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STEVENS, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SINKING SPRING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SINKING SPRING, PA)
  • LEADER NSG REHAB SINKING SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SINKING SPRINGS, PA)
  • MIFFLIN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SHILLINGTON, PA)
  • HIGHLANDS AT WYOMISSING (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; READING, PA)

Amtrak station near Adamstown:

  • 19 miles: LANCASTER (53 MCGOVERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adamstown:

  • Alvernia University (about 8 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,461)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 10 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 10 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 12 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 20 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 23 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)

Public elementary/middle school in Adamstown:

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Library in Adamstown:

  • ADAMSTOWN AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $341,864; Location: 3000 NORTH READING ROAD ROUTE 272; 20,416 books; 115 e-books; 1,830 audio materials; 3,546 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Adamstown Fire Company 1 Station 1 - 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hotel: Black Forest Inn of Adamstown (500 Lancaster Avenue).

Lancaster 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 Adamstown and their reported violations in the past:

ADAMSTOWN BOROUGH (Population served: 1,700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2006)
  • One other older monitoring violation
SILLS FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

71.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Adamstown (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Adamstown Branch at Corner Of Routes 272 And 879, branch established on 1988/04/25. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Adamstown:

Marital status in Adamstown, PA
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Adamstown:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Adamstown
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Adamstown, PA (based on Lancaster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant122,957568
Mainline Protestant71,573192
Catholic51,29220
Other5,53620
Black Protestant2,1638
Orthodox1,6002
None264,324-
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: 106
Lancaster County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Lancaster County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 131
Lancaster County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 296
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Adamstown:

19.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Adamstown:

11.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Adamstown:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Adamstown:

41.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Adamstown:

57.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Adamstown, 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
Sewerage 1$6,594$79,1280$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,662$43,9440$0
Water Supply 1$4,395$52,7400$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,837$34,0440$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,535
Police - Other 0$0 1$235
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$3,662
Totals for Government 4$17,488$52,4644$5,432

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $315,000 ($167.55)
    Central Staff Services: $267,000 ($142.02)
    Police Protection: $239,000 ($127.13)
    General - Other: $154,000 ($81.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $153,000 ($81.38)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($51.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $65,000 ($34.57)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($24.47)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($5.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($13.83)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $489,000 ($260.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000 ($56.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($4.79)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($25.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($2.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $220,000 ($117.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($45.74)
  • Tax - Property: $287,000 ($152.66)
    Individual Income: $236,000 ($125.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $41,000 ($21.81)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $40,000 ($21.28)
    Public Utility License: $27,000 ($14.36)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $644,000 ($342.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $606,000 ($322.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000 ($20.21)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,116,000 ($1657.45)

3.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($661 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Chester County, PA  0.34% ($49,118 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.31% ($45,275)
from Berks County, PA  0.28% ($48,724)


3.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to York County, PA  0.37% ($43,221 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.26% ($55,449)
to Berks County, PA  0.23% ($49,157)

Businesses in Adamstown, PA

  • YMCA: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Adamstown:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adamstown:

  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Adamstown:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)

Adamstown fatal accident list:

Nov 14, 2005 04:26 PM, Sr-272, Sr-1061, Lat: 40.241350, Lon: -76.056740, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 24, 2003 03:20 PM, Sr-272, Lat: 40.236522, Lon: -76.072957, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Nov 17, 2003 09:52 AM, Sr-272, Lat: 40.241331, Lon: -76.056729, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 1988 10:34 AM, Twp-965, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 1980 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.0mTotal length
  • $1,995,000Total costs
  • 151,055Total average daily traffic
  • 20,586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,986Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Adamstown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Adamstown, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Adamstown)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ADAMSTOWN, Lat: 40.242194 Lon: -76.058500, Call Sign: WQJG737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/2018, Expiration Date: 09/03/2028, Certifier: Michael Palm, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • 2LA3228A, Black Horse Road (Lat: 40.245056 Lon: -76.075194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQWQ519,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 10/27/2015, Expiration Date: 10/27/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N3PIU, Licensee ID: L00890110, Grant Date: 07/09/2004, Expiration Date: 07/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2016, Certifier: Daniel J Pitman, Registrant: Daniel J Pitman, 54 Chestnut St, Adamstown, PA 19501-0396
  • Call Sign: KC3HTS, Licensee ID: L02051687, Grant Date: 09/15/2016, Expiration Date: 09/15/2026, Certifier: Austin B Weaver, Registrant: Austin B Weaver, 127 E Main Street, Adamstown, PA 17501

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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$163,1104$171,09021$164,9762$109,9351$68,2501$35,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$135,5650$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$07$171,6540$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$197,0530$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$201,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Adamstown, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Adamstown, PA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 15 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Adamstown, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (65.6%), and Outside Fires (15.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Adamstown, PA
    • 8065.6%Structure Fires
    • 1915.6%Outside Fires
    • 1814.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 54.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Adamstown, PA
Most common first names in Adamstown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1576.9 years
William1476.9 years
Robert1369.9 years
Harry1181.4 years
Paul1074.0 years
Helen978.5 years
Edna883.8 years
Charles872.7 years
Katie779.7 years
Mary788.4 years
Most common last names in Adamstown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fritz1277.9 years
Gehman1182.4 years
Youndt1181.1 years
Stork979.5 years
Sweigart775.9 years
Krick677.5 years
Glass673.5 years
Schweitzer681.3 years
Trostle685.7 years
Hassler580.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Adamstown, PA
  • 33.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.7%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Adamstown, PA
  • 52.0%Electricity
  • 39.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Adamstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.

Adamstown on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #26 (17569) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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