Alleghenyville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,134.
Males: 548  (48.3%)
Females: 586  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19540.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,708
Alleghenyville:

$67,708
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,252

Alleghenyville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,100
Alleghenyville:

$188,100
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $349,799; detached houses: $349,086
March 2019 cost of living index in Alleghenyville: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.9%

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  • Races in Alleghenyville, PA (2019)
    • 88987.8%White alone
    • 878.6%Two or more races
    • 171.7%Hispanic
    • 161.6%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (37.5%), American (18.8%), Italian (8.2%), Irish (8.0%), European (5.6%), Pennsylvania German (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 567 feet

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,912 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,755 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (8.1 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (47.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bowmansville, PA (1.7 miles ),
Gouglersville, PA (1.8 miles ),
Mohnton borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Adamstown borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Pennwyn, PA (2.0 miles ),
Swartzville, PA (2.2 miles ),
Fivepointville, PA (2.2 miles ),
Flying Hills, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.23 N, Longitude: 75.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Distribution of median household income in Alleghenyville, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Alleghenyville, PA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
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 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 8.11. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.11
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 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
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 6.8 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 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00350. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00350
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Alleghenyville-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 7.3 miles away from the Alleghenyville place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 17.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alleghenyville-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 191.8 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 7.1 miles away from Alleghenyville 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 246.3 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 270.7 miles away from Alleghenyville center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 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 Berks County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Alleghenyville:

  • MIFFLIN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SHILLINGTON, PA)
  • ZERBE SISTERS NURSING CENTER, (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NARVON, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH READING REHAB AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; READING, 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)
  • HIGHLANDS AT WYOMISSING (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-WYOMI (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; READING, PA)

Amtrak stations near Alleghenyville:

  • 20 miles: PARKESBURG (WEST 1ST & S. CULVERT STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 20 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Alleghenyville:

  • 19 miles: Limerick 1 and 2 in Pottstown, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alleghenyville:

  • Alvernia University (about 6 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,461)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 8 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 9 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 10 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 20 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 22 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Brecknock Township Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Alleghenyville include: Alleghenyville Church (A), Allegheny United Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Allegheny Union Church Cemetery (1), Alleghenyville Mennonite Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Berks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

86.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Alleghenyville:

Marital status in Alleghenyville, PA
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

For population 25 years and over in Alleghenyville:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alleghenyville, PA (based on Berks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
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: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Berks County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Berks County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.0%
State:

11.5%

3.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,769 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.53% ($51,596 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($49,157)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,766)


4.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.47% ($47,442 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.36% ($48,724)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,058)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alleghenyville:

  • 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)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alleghenyville:

  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W253AC (98.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Alleghenyville:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

Alleghenyville fatal accident list:

Oct 1, 2012 03:27 PM, Sr-568 Alleghenyville Rd, Lat: 40.239086, Lon: -75.993675, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • $141,000Total costs
  • 4,666Total average daily traffic
  • 210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,749Total future (year 2000) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alleghenyville, PA
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 23.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.6%Wood
  • 7.0%Other fuel
  • 2.7%Coal or coke
  • 2.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alleghenyville, PA
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Alleghenyville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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