Bally, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 1,245 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.2%
 
Males: 642  (51.6%)
Females: 603  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19503, 19504.

Bally Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,511 (it was $49,063 in 2000)
Bally:

$77,511
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,941 (it was $24,537 in 2000)

Bally borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $181,153 (it was $113,000 in 2000)
Bally:

$181,153
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $204,278; detached houses: $220,217; townhouses or other attached units: $157,906

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,077.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bally: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.4%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 85.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Bally, PA (2019)
    • 1,29993.4%White alone
    • 674.8%Hispanic
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Bally, Pennsylvania as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bally is 369 to 1.


Crime rates in Bally by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(91.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(91.5)
1
(91.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(90.7)
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)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(90.7)
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)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(91.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index10.00.00.07.30.045.718.30.00.018.10.00.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (45.5%), American (21.5%), Pennsylvania German (5.6%), Italian (4.3%), Irish (3.4%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 468 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 2,380 people per square mile   (low).

Bally, Pennsylvania map

28 residents are foreign born

This borough:

2.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,814 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,845 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (15.1 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (36.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bechtelsville borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Hereford, PA (2.0 miles ),
East Greenville borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
New Berlinville, PA (2.1 miles ),
Pennsburg borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Boyertown borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Red Hill borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Gilbertsville, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.40 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Area code: 610

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

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in Bally, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Apparel (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Bally, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Bally, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bally, 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 85.7. This is about average.

City:

85.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0503. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0503
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bally-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Bally borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 12.4 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:

Bally-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% 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 213.4 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 24.1 miles away from Bally 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 22.6 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 253.8 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 262.2 miles away from Bally center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 300.3 miles away from Bally 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).
Bally topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bally:

  • PENNSBURG MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PENNSBURG, PA)
  • LIFEPATH, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GILBERTSVILLE, PA)
  • LIFEPATH, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PENNSBURG, PA)
  • UPPER BUCKS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; QUAKERTOWN, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-POTTSTOWN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; POTTSTOWN, PA)
  • INDIAN CREEK/PERK RD (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HARLEYSVILLE, PA)
  • LEHIGH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MACUNGIE, PA)

Airports located in Bally:

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Operable nuclear power plants near Bally:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bally:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,099)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 15 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • DeSales University (about 15 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Albright College (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Lehigh University (about 19 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 19 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 19 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bally: Gehringer Family Farm (A), Bally Borough Hall (B), Bally Goodwill Fire Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bally include: Hereford Mennonite Church (A), Most Blessed Sacrament Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hereford Mennonite Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Bally Community Swimming Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bally: Melcher Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Best Aviation Services (617 Walnut Street).

Berks 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 Bally and their reported violations in the past:

BALLY MUNI WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,061, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2006)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
TIKI BAR (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2007)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

67.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Bally (2011 data):

  • Bally Savings Bank: at 323 Main Street, branch established on 1999/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $47.7 mil, Deposits: $44.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • National Penn Bank: Bally Branch at Main And South Seventh Streets, branch established on 1954/10/09. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bally:

Marital status in Bally, PA
  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Bally:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Bally, 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
This 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
This 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
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Berks County:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
State:

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

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bally:

51.1%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.8%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bally:

21.4%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bally:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Bally:

57.3%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bally:

77.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bally, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$1,402$8,4123$426
Sewerage 1$2,197$26,3640$0
Financial Administration 1$1,524$18,2880$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,504$30,0480$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,065
Totals for Government 5$7,627$18,3055$1,491

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $257,000 ($206.43)
    Police Protection: $196,000 ($157.43)
    Water Utilities: $169,000 ($135.74)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($116.47)
    General - Other: $135,000 ($108.43)
    Central Staff Services: $112,000 ($89.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($28.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($11.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($4.02)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($46.59)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $747,000 ($600.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($29.72)
    Other: $4,000 ($3.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $193,000 ($155.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($7.23)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($114.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $71,000 ($57.03)
  • Tax - Property: $280,000 ($224.90)
    Individual Income: $133,000 ($106.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $54,000 ($43.37)
    Public Utility License: $22,000 ($17.67)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $14,000 ($11.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,442,000 ($1158.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000 ($1100.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,000 ($102.81)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000 ($44.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,770,000 ($1421.69)

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)

Businesses in Bally, PA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 3

Strongest AM radio stations in Bally:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bally:

  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)

TV broadcast stations around Bally:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

Bally fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 2017 02:50 PM, Sr-100 Main St, Lat: 40.400886, Lon: -75.587664, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 22, 2014 04:05 PM, Sr-100 Main St, Lat: 40.401194, Lon: -75.587467, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 10, 2006 12:34 AM, Sr-2069, Lat: 40.396050, Lon: -75.591950, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 2004 11:13 PM, Sr-100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 1997 11:40 PM, 100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1989 03:10 PM, 100, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.5mTotal length
  • $2,039,000Total costs
  • 21,090Total average daily traffic
  • 1,164Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,084Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bally, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bally, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bally)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Goodwill Fire Co 537 Chestnut St (Lat: 40.401500 Lon: -75.589083), Call Sign: KDU489, Licensee ID: L00066555,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9400 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Registrant: Goodwill Fire Co, 537 Chestnut St, Bally, PA 19503, Phone: (610) 845-2000, Email:
  • Berk10, 3 Kms North Of (Lat: 40.429528 Lon: -75.595194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPQG451,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.087 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2015, Expiration Date: 07/06/2025, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • .75 Mi N (Lat: 40.420083 Lon: -75.604639), Call Sign: KGE338, Licensee ID: L00099904,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2002, Expiration Date: 05/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2012, Registrant: Longacre Electrical Service Inc, 6th & Main Sts, Bally, PA 19503, Phone: (215) 845-2261
  • BALLY PA, Lat: 40.401194 Lon: -75.588750, Call Sign: WQBR593, Licensee ID: L00925108,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.987 MHz, 458.987 MHz, 458.112 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 11/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2015, Certifier: Heather N Przybys, Registrant: Bally Community Ambulance Association, 537 Chestnut Street, Bally, PA 19503, Phone: (610) 845-2502, Fax: (610) 845-7898, Email:
  • Ne Of The Intersection Of Woods Lane And Kulps Rd. (Lat: 40.429667 Lon: -75.594361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQF591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 769.293 MHz, 769.781 MHz, 769.793 MHz, 770.081 MHz, 770.093 MHz, 770.506 MHz, 770.518 MHz, 771.356 MHz, 771.368 MHz, 771.781 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 05/24/2013, Expiration Date: 11/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2014, Certifier: Brian A Gottschall, Registrant: L R Kimball, 4400 Deer Path Rd Ste 105, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 221-8820, Fax: (717) 221-8860, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BALLY, Ne Of The Intersection Of Woods Lane And Kulps Rd. (Lat: 40.429667 Lon: -75.594361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQA972, Licensee ID: L00002678,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Brian A Gottschall, Registrant: Berks County Department Of Emergency Services, 2651 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 374-4800, Fax: (610) 374-8865, Email:
  • 2BE3142B, Chestnut Street (Lat: 40.401083 Lon: -75.589583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQWV971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2015, Expiration Date: 12/07/2025, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2016, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • BALLY RPTR, Bally Repeater Site In Hereford Twp Near (Lat: 40.429278 Lon: -75.594083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WIW93,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6780.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2018, Expiration Date: 10/29/2028, Certifier: Steven F Lux, Registrant: Felhc. Inc, 341 White Pond Dr., Akron, OH 44320, Phone: (330) 436-2208, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Nanny Goat Road (Lat: 40.444806 Lon: -75.581278), Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: KNKE205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.637 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/1998, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/29/1999, Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., Debtor-In-Possession, 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 935, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 312-5153, Fax: (703) 312-5155, Email:
  • Nanny Goat Road (Lat: 40.444806 Lon: -75.581278), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKE208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.237 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/04/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Butter Valley Golf Port (Lat: 40.398722 Lon: -75.564917), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WBK6, Licensee ID: L00008292,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/1998, Expiration Date: 09/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2003, Registrant: Butter Valley Golf Port Inc, S 7th St Box 207, Bally, PA 19503

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB3CYP, Licensee ID: L01062437, Grant Date: 05/30/2018, Expiration Date: 08/17/2028, Registrant: James A Reitnauer, 207 N 4th Street, Bally, PA 19503
  • Call Sign: WB3DEC, Licensee ID: L00299294, Grant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 04/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: William F Burnett, Registrant: William F Burnett, Box 275 809 Main St, Bally, PA 19503
  • Call Sign: KB3KBD, Licensee ID: L00717348, Grant Date: 05/21/2013, Expiration Date: 07/17/2023, Certifier: Daniel S Mackelvey, Registrant: Daniel S Mackelvey, 320 N 5th St, Bally, PA 19503

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 200D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 157 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2969T, N2969T, N-2969T, Serial Number: 342, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Doskicz Aircraft Specialties Inc, Po Box G, Bally, PA 19503
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40970, N40970, N-40970, Serial Number: 7667, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Judith A Burke, Po Box G, Bally, PA 19503
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310Q (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7873Q, N7873Q, N-7873Q, Serial Number: 310Q0654, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 12/10/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Butter Valley Golf Port Inc, South 7th Street Box 207, Bally, PA 19503
  • Aircraft: BALONY KUBICEK SPOL SRO BB26Z (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 857MY, N857MY, N-857MY, Serial Number: 1675, Year manufactured: 2020, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/2020, Certificate Issue Date: 07/20/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan R Trappe, Po Box 183, Bally, PA 19503

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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,1801$123,3103$193,5101$39,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$238,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$141,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00

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

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 24 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bally, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (69.0%), and Outside Fires (19.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bally, PA
    • 6969.0%Structure Fires
    • 1919.0%Outside Fires
    • 1111.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 11.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bally, PA
Most common first names in Bally, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1473.4 years
Mary1075.9 years
William981.2 years
Paul881.0 years
Joseph877.9 years
Helen780.0 years
Elizabeth784.2 years
George674.2 years
Anna685.7 years
John674.6 years
Most common last names in Bally, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Melcher1279.8 years
Gehman1178.1 years
Bauer1072.1 years
Reichart1079.4 years
Miller976.8 years
Witman977.3 years
Stahl783.3 years
Kulp677.5 years
Grill681.5 years
Henry674.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bally, PA
  • 51.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 9.3%Wood
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bally, PA
  • 44.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Utility gas


Bally compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
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