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Population in 2012: 6,497 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 

Males: 3,148  (48.5%)
Females: 3,349  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  36.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19002.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,158 (it was $47,014 in 2000)
Ambler:

$54,158
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,428

Ambler borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $243,666 (it was $131,400 in 2000)
Ambler:

$243,666
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $265,596; Detached houses: $301,726; Townhouses or other attached units: $185,803; In 2-unit structures: $395,911; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $332,465; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,899

Median gross rent in 2012: $980.

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  • White alone - 4,940 (76.9%)
  • Black alone - 779 (12.1%)
  • Hispanic - 394 (6.1%)
  • Asian alone - 187 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 119 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ambler: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Italian (21.3%), German (16.2%), Irish (15.3%), English (7.1%), United States (2.7%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/16/1888

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 7,690 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Ambler:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ambler borough:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

722 residents are foreign born (4.3% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

This borough:  11.2%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Ambler, Pennsylvania as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ambler to the number of sex offenders is 591 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,740 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,387 (1.0%)

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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: -253 (-3.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 556 (17.0%)

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Crime rates in Ambler by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001110100221
per 100,000 0.00.015.515.515.60.016.00.00.032.131.115.5
Robberies 442434266225
per 100,000 62.262.031.162.046.962.932.096.997.232.131.177.3
Assaults 494451474991
per 100,000 62.2139.462.262.078.115.764.0113.064.8144.5139.815.5
Burglaries 1718815111211155141924
per 100,000 264.4278.9124.3232.7171.9188.8176.1242.281.0224.8295.2371.2
Thefts 97927480101125101101139136120151
per 100,000 1508.81425.31149.81240.91578.61967.01616.51631.12252.52183.71864.22335.7
Auto thefts 20868820573584
per 100,000 311.1123.993.2124.1125.0314.780.0113.048.680.3124.361.9
Arson 100000121001
per 100,000 15.60.00.00.00.00.016.032.316.20.00.015.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 139.0137.099.3122.9131.3143.3122.2147.3146.1179.0172.4168.0

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Ambler, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -215 (-3.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Ambler-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 51% 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 78% 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 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 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from Ambler center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ambler topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Ambler:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Ambler, PA

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: 79; Location: 50 E Butler Pike; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thevisionacademy.com/Vision/html/index.cfm)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ambler:

  • Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus (about 4 miles; Blue Bell, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,044)
  • Arcadia University (about 6 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 2,640)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 7 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • La Salle University (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 3,721)
  • Philadelphia University (about 10 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (about 11 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • Eastern University (about 11 miles; Saint Davids, PA; FT enrollment: 2,939)

Public high schools in Ambler:

Private high school in Ambler:

  • HOLY FAMILY LEARNING-AMBLER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 1 POPLAR ST; Grades: 2 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Ambler:

  • TWIN SPRING FARM DAY SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 1632 E BUTLER PIKE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST ANTHONY-ST. JOSEPH ELEMENTARY (Students: 196; Location: 260 FOREST AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

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

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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

 
Montgomery 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)
AQI  CO  SO2 Pb  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.7. This is about average.
City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.276. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.276
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.81. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.81
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ambler and their reported violations in the past:

AMBLER BORO WATER DEPT (Population served: 20000, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-1996), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-1996), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-1998)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-1996), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-1996), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2004 and JUN-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2003. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-30-2004 to OCT-18-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2003 and JAN-17-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-30-2004 to OCT-18-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-30-2004 to OCT-18-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2005)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 71 regular monitoring violations
  • 20 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ambler, PA

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

Ambler compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Ambler, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ambler travel time to work - commute


Ambler mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)

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Religion statistics for Ambler borough (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.01%
Here64.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist Church
Adherents54.9%12.4%9.1%3.5%3.4%
Congregations13.4%5.8%10.3%6.4%6.8%
NameUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.2%3.2%2.7%1.4%6.2%
Congregations7.0%7.4%6.6%1.2%35.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
State:

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

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.8%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$22,601$54,2421$1,369
Other Government Administration 1$4,473$53,6760$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$65,492$65,4920$0
Police - Other 2$6,869$41,2146$6,546
Streets and Highways 5$21,162$50,7890$0
Sewerage 9$38,980$51,9731$1,001
Water Supply 11$43,107$47,0260$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,770$57,2400$0
Totals for Government 46$207,454$54,1188$8,916

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $363,000 ($55.87)
    Sewerage: $174,000 ($26.78)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($5.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($2.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,040,000 ($160.07)
    Central Staff Services: $980,000 ($150.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $926,000 ($142.53)
    Water Utilities: $629,000 ($96.81)
    Regular Highways: $483,000 ($74.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $404,000 ($62.18)
    Sewerage: $302,000 ($46.48)
    General - Other: $249,000 ($38.33)
    Fire Protection: $102,000 ($15.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($6.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $24,000 ($3.69)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($3.08)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($3.08)
    Health Services - Other: $9,000 ($1.39)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $3,305,000 ($508.70)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,070,000 ($164.69)
    Benefit Payments: $220,000 ($33.86)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $77,000 ($11.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $97,000 ($14.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $753,000 ($115.90)
    Water Utilities: $128,000 ($19.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,798,000 ($276.74)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $542,000 ($83.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $489,000 ($75.27)
    Parking Facilities: $38,000 ($5.85)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $79,000 ($12.16)
    Local Employee Contribution: $36,000 ($5.54)
    From Local Government: $30,000 ($4.62)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($1.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $139,000 ($21.39)
    All Other: $96,000 ($14.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $788,000 ($121.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $206,000 ($31.71)
    Interest Earnings: $174,000 ($26.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,332,000 ($205.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $95,000 ($14.62)
    All Other: $62,000 ($9.54)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $849,000 ($130.68)
    Property: $712,000 ($109.59)
    NEC: $256,000 ($39.40)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,894,000 ($291.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,690,000 ($260.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $204,000 ($31.40)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $412,000 ($63.41)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,819,000 ($279.98)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,072,000 ($165.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,729,000 ($573.96)

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($728 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.11%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.57% ($54,967 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.91% ($56,769)
from Chester County, PA  0.55% ($57,620)


6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.02% ($46,507 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.86% ($61,009)
to Chester County, PA  0.73% ($70,738)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ambler, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Ambler fatal accident list:

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, 1975 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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: 17965.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 08/25/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, 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: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, 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: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

79 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Ambler


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ambler, PA
Businesses in Ambler, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1FedEx2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1True Value1
Dairy Queen1UPS4
Domino's Pizza1YMCA1
Dunkin Donuts3
Browse common businesses in Ambler, PA

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