Ambler, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 6,521 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 3,039  (46.6%)
Females: 3,482  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19002.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,476 (it was $47,014 in 2000)
Ambler:

$67,476
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,378 (it was $21,688 in 2000)

Ambler borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $261,229 (it was $131,400 in 2000)
Ambler:

$261,229
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $367,964; detached houses: $411,384; townhouses or other attached units: $268,944; in 2-unit structures: $210,576; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $249,375; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,323; mobile homes: $71,973

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,095.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ambler: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.1% for other race residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ambler, PA (2010)
    • 4,65772.6%White alone
    • 81312.7%Black alone
    • 5047.9%Hispanic
    • 2403.7%Asian alone
    • 1852.9%Two or more races
    • 130.2%Other race alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Ambler, Pennsylvania as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ambler is 1,092 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ambler by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
2
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.1)
2
(31.1)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.7)
3
(46.0)
3
(46.0)
9
(138.3)
1
(15.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(46.9)
4
(62.9)
2
(32.0)
6
(96.9)
6
(97.2)
2
(32.1)
2
(31.1)
5
(77.3)
6
(92.1)
2
(30.7)
6
(92.0)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.4)
2
(30.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(78.1)
1
(15.7)
4
(64.0)
7
(113.0)
4
(64.8)
9
(144.5)
9
(139.8)
1
(15.5)
6
(92.1)
2
(30.7)
3
(46.0)
4
(61.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(76.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(171.9)
12
(188.8)
11
(176.1)
15
(242.2)
5
(81.0)
14
(224.8)
19
(295.2)
24
(371.2)
5
(76.8)
4
(61.4)
2
(30.7)
3
(46.0)
4
(61.5)
6
(91.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(1,579)
125
(1,967)
101
(1,617)
101
(1,631)
139
(2,252)
136
(2,184)
120
(1,864)
151
(2,336)
84
(1,290)
63
(967.0)
55
(843.3)
61
(936.0)
41
(629.9)
72
(1,102)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(125.0)
20
(314.7)
5
(80.0)
7
(113.0)
3
(48.6)
5
(80.3)
8
(124.3)
4
(61.9)
3
(46.1)
7
(107.4)
5
(76.7)
3
(46.0)
5
(76.8)
2
(30.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
2
(32.3)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)127.4139.1118.6142.9141.8173.7167.3163.0106.791.5115.6159.4150.9120.3

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City-data.com crime index in Ambler, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ambler, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (17.5%), Irish (11.0%), American (4.6%), German (3.4%), English (2.7%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/16/1888

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 7,718 people per square mile   (high).

Ambler, Pennsylvania map

609 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 1.7% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 1.0% Africa).

This borough:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,305 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,266 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (11.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fort Washington, PA (1.4 miles ),
Spring House, PA (1.4 miles ),
Maple Glen, PA (1.6 miles ),
Blue Bell, PA (1.6 miles ),
Flourtown, PA (1.9 miles ),
Oreland, PA (1.9 miles ),
Plymouth Meeting, PA (2.1 miles ),
North Wales borough, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.16 N, Longitude: 75.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -498 (-7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 553 (15.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Ambler, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ambler, PA in 2017

Property values in Ambler, PA

Ambler satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Ambler, PA
Historical housing units in Ambler, PA
Most common industries in Ambler, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Ambler, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Ambler, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ambler, Pennsylvania average temperatures Ambler, Pennsylvania average precipitation Ambler, Pennsylvania humidity Ambler, Pennsylvania wind speed Ambler, Pennsylvania snowfall Ambler, Pennsylvania sunshine Ambler, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Ambler, 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 98.3. This is worse than average.

City:

98.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.336. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.336
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.710. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.710
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00327. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00327
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Ambler-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Ambler borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ambler-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 44.8 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 43.2 miles away from Ambler center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.5 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 286.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.8 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 309.3 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 Montgomery County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ambler topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ambler:

  • ACTS HOSPICE (812 NORTH BETHLEHEM PIKE)
  • HORSHAM CLINIC, INC (722 EAST BUTLER PIKE)
  • GENTLE CARE HOME HEALTH INC (100 WEST WISSAHICKON AVENUE)
  • LIBERTY AT HOME (250 N BETHLEHEM PIKE)
  • AMBLER EXTENDED CARE CENTER (32 SOUTH BETHLEHEM PIKE)
  • ARTMAN LUTHERAN HOME (250 NORTH BETHLEHEM PIKE)

Amtrak stations near Ambler:

  • 11 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Ambler:

  • Magnolia School (Full-time enrollment: 188; Location: 50 E. Butler Pike; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thevisionacademy.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ambler:

  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 4 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,125)
  • Montgomery County Community College (about 4 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 8,723)
  • Arcadia University (about 6 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 7 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • La Salle University (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 5,318)
  • Philadelphia University (about 10 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 3,629)
  • Delaware Valley College (about 11 miles; Doylestown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,025)

Public high school in Ambler:

Private high school in Ambler:

  • HOLY FAMILY LEARNING-AMBLER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 80, Location: 701 S BETHLEHEM PLZ, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ambler:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ambler:

  • TWIN SPRING FARM DAY SCHOOL (Students: 207, Location: 1632 E BUTLER PIKE, Grades: PK-6)
  • ST ANTHONY-ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 164, Location: 260 FOREST AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Ambler

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Temple campus in Ambler was omitted from the colleges/universities section of this website.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ambler: Ambler Station (A), Pickering Field (B), Ambler Borough Hall (C), Ambler Police Station (D), Wissahickon Fire Company Main Station (E), Wissahickon Valley Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ambler include: Trinity Church (A), Saint Anthony of Padua Church (B), First Presbyterian Church of Ambler (C), Ambler Church of the Brethren (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ambler: Ambler City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Michael F. Gerber - Politician, David Sloane - Ice hockey player, Lew Richie - Baseball player.

Montgomery 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 Ambler and their reported violations in the past:

AMBLER BORO WATER DEPT (Population served: 20,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2013)
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
UPPER DUBLIN SPORTS CENTER (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SQUIRES COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2014)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

58.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.9%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Ambler in 2010:

  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ambler in 2000:

  • 245 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Ambler (2011 data):

  • Ambler Savings Bank: at 155 E Butler Ave, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $295.9 mil, Deposits: $266.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Broad Axe Branch at 48 West Skippack Pike, branch established on 1974/08/21. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Broad Axe Branch at 25 W Skippack Pike, branch established on 1965/09/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Blue Bell Branch at 20 West Skippack Pike, branch established on 2000/01/24. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ambler Branch at 1015 South Bethlehem Pike, branch established on 1971/03/31. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Ambler:

Marital status in Ambler, PA
  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ambler:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ambler
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Ambler:

(Ambler, Pennsylvania Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Ambler, PA (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
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: 126
Montgomery County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
Montgomery County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Here:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 590
This county:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ambler:

49.5%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ambler:

19.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ambler:

79.5%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ambler, 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
Police Protection - Officers 13$91,060$84,0550$0
Water Supply 10$44,259$53,1110$0
Streets and Highways 8$24,435$36,6531$709
Sewerage 7$44,126$75,6451$1,519
Financial Administration 2$8,676$52,0561$1,063
Other Government Administration 2$11,848$71,0881$1,550
Police - Other 2$8,061$48,3667$7,241
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 44$232,465$63,40011$12,082

Ambler government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,730,000 ($265.30)
    Water Utilities: $1,569,000 ($240.61)
    Central Staff Services: $700,000 ($107.35)
    Sewerage: $551,000 ($84.50)
    General - Other: $493,000 ($75.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $472,000 ($72.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $422,000 ($64.71)
    Regular Highways: $352,000 ($53.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $178,000 ($27.30)
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000 ($22.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($8.74)
    Health - Other: $56,000 ($8.59)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($3.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $10,283,000 ($1576.91)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $279,000 ($42.78)
    Benefit Payments: $232,000 ($35.58)
    Withdrawals: $7,000 ($1.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($16.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $100,000 ($15.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($8.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,007,000 ($461.13)

Ambler government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,006,000 ($154.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $644,000 ($98.76)
    Other: $118,000 ($18.10)
    Parking Facilities: $68,000 ($10.43)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $49,000 ($7.51)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-204,000 ($-31.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $207,000 ($31.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000 ($7.21)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $338,000 ($51.83)
    Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($10.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000 ($9.05)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($3.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,889,000 ($289.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $454,000 ($69.62)
    Highways: $115,000 ($17.64)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Property: $1,733,000 ($265.76)
    Individual Income: $616,000 ($94.46)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $144,000 ($22.08)
    Public Utility License: $121,000 ($18.56)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $89,000 ($13.65)

Ambler government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,260,000 ($499.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,080,000 ($472.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($27.60)

Ambler government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,000 ($2.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,840,000 ($435.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,000 ($22.08)

5.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($775 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.45% ($78,583 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.79% ($70,296)
from Chester County, PA  0.54% ($86,622)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,502 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.10% ($73,768 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.77% ($70,744)
to Chester County, PA  0.59% ($99,386)
Businesses in Ambler, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1FedEx2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1True Value1
Dairy Queen1UPS4
Domino's Pizza1YMCA1
Dunkin Donuts3

Strongest AM radio stations in Ambler:

  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WISP (1570 AM; 5 kW; DOYLESTOWN, PA; Owner: HOLY SPIRIT RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ambler:

  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXVU (89.1 FM; VILLANOVA, PA; Owner: VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ambler:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, 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.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • 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.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
Ambler fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Ambler fatal accident list:

Sep 10, 2012 01:02 PM, Sr-2018 Bethlehem Pk, Hagues Mill Rd, Lat: 40.162647, Lon: -75.216997, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 2002 03:52 PM, Sr-2020, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 3, 1993 05:55 PM, E Butler, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 5, 1976 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Sep 5, 1975 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.4mTotal length
  • $2,204,000Total costs
  • 50,905Total average daily traffic
  • 623Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,133Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ambler)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Ambler, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • PA-PHL079A, 201 S. Maple Way (Lat: 40.151417 Lon: -75.223611), Type: Stack, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WQKR720,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22025.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 08/25/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL5663A, Butler Pk And Skippack Pk (Lat: 40.138556 Lon: -75.244389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 36.9 m, Call Sign: WQKX845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2009, Expiration Date: 10/21/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL0626B, 580 Meetinghouse Road (Lat: 40.163611 Lon: -75.194833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQME844,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2010, Expiration Date: 07/20/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ambler)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ambler)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$198,03037$192,622146$182,4119$79,8893$263,3338$139,375
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$166,00010$182,3002$30,0000$01$165,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$292,0003$160,00042$207,1903$49,0000$07$146,143
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$211,7504$211,00043$186,1630$00$05$161,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$09$158,6671$31,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2013.01 , 2013.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$204,9235$272,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$159,0003$218,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$167,0003$262,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2013.01 , 2013.02

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 49 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ambler, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (73.8%), and Outside Fires (14.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ambler, PA
    • 21173.8%Structure Fires
    • 4214.7%Outside Fires
    • 227.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 113.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ambler, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ambler, PA
  • 63.0%Utility gas
  • 25.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.9%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ambler, PA
  • 47.6%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 14.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Ambler compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Ambler on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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