Adamstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,837 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +52.7%
Males: 899  (48.9%)
Females: 938  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17517, 17569, 19501.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,873 (it was $43,578 in 2000)
Adamstown:

$73,873
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,362 (it was $20,840 in 2000)

Adamstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $209,740 (it was $109,000 in 2000)
Adamstown:

$209,740
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $239,890; Detached houses: $272,552; Townhouses or other attached units: $170,777; In 2-unit structures: $252,469; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $352,734; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,437; Mobile homes: $46,169

Median gross rent in 2016: $855.

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  • Races in Adamstown, PA (2010)

    Adamstown races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adamstown: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Adamstown, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (33.9%), European (7.4%), Italian (6.7%), English (4.1%), American (3.9%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/02/1850

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 1.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,345 people per square mile   (low).

Adamstown,PA real estate house value index trend

Adamstown, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Adamstown:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adamstown borough:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

121 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe).

This borough:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Adamstown, Pennsylvania as of January 17, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Adamstown to the number of sex offenders is 1,067 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,477 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,600 (1.8%)

Adamstown satellite photo by USGS

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

Adamstown household income distribution Adamstown home values distribution

Crime rates in Adamstown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000000000000
per 100,000 0.081.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000110100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.067.963.60.055.70.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 010000000200011
per 100,000 0.081.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0111.40.00.00.054.254.1
Burglaries 3104312525974236
per 100,000 248.3812.3318.7232.676.8150.5339.4127.2313.1501.4387.2216.8108.3162.5324.7
Theft 13172115141434261518241214611
per 100,000 1,076.21,381.01,673.31,162.81,075.31,053.42,308.21,653.9939.31,002.81,327.4650.4758.4325.0595.2
Auto thefts 251022300024120
per 100,000 165.6406.279.70.0153.6150.5203.70.00.00.0110.6216.854.2108.30.0
Arson 000100000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.077.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 76.7235.199.562.860.764.7152.794.159.5114.289.058.542.343.957.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Adamstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 13,531 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.99
Pennsylvania average:

2.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +125 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Adamstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Adamstown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 6.5 miles away from Adamstown 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) 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 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 317.0 miles away from Adamstown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 282.7 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
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 (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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

75

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.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.86. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.114. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.114
U.S.:

0.014
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.0%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.5% for Black residents)
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

Adamstown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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Religion statistics for Adamstown borough (based on Lancaster County data)

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,461
Other Government Administration 1$3,306$39,6720$0
Sewerage 2$9,764$58,5840$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,229
Water Supply 1$3,449$41,3880$0
Totals for Government 4$16,519$49,5572$3,690

Adamstown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($2.18)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.63)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $261,000 ($142.08)
    General - Other: $179,000 ($97.44)
    Police Protection: $102,000 ($55.53)
    Transit Utilities: $66,000 ($35.93)
    Water Utilities: $63,000 ($34.30)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($23.95)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($16.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($13.06)
    Fire Protection: $24,000 ($13.06)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $15,000 ($8.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($8.17)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($5.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($4.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($1.63)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($27.22)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $159,000 ($86.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $60,000 ($32.66)
    General Public Building: $23,000 ($12.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $124,000 ($67.50)

Adamstown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $398,000 ($216.66)
    All Other: $151,000 ($82.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($8.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $164,000 ($89.28)
    Special Assessments: $129,000 ($70.22)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($11.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $129,000 ($70.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $54,000 ($29.40)
    Highways: $20,000 ($10.89)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $139,000 ($75.67)
    Individual Income: $105,000 ($57.16)
    NEC: $40,000 ($21.77)

Adamstown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,091,000 ($593.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,025,000 ($557.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $66,000 ($35.93)

Adamstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $226,000 ($123.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $318,000 ($173.11)

3.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.15%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chester County, PA  0.28% ($40,704 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.25% ($36,759)
from Dauphin County, PA  0.22% ($42,322)


3.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.31%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($332 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, PA  0.26% ($37,678 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.23% ($39,626)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.21% ($42,571)

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, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 9,509Total average daily traffic
  • 547Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,791Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2008, Expiration Date: 09/03/2018, Certifier: Michael PalmRegistrant: 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: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2015, Expiration Date: 10/27/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: 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:

1
  • Call Sign: N3PIU, Licensee ID: L00890110, Grant Date: 07/09/2004, Expiration Date: 07/09/2014, Certifier: Daniel J Pitman, Registrant: Daniel J Pitman, 54 Chestnut St, Adamstown, PA 19501-0396

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Adamstown

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (41%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Adamstown, PA

  • YMCA: 1

Adamstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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